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Guidelines for Dealing With Computer Uninstall Errors
Thu, Mar 17 2011 8:00
In this guest post, James Ricketts discusses how deal with computer uninstall errors. Find out more about James at the end of this post. Uninstalling applications is never as seamless a process as installing them. Although Windows PCs come with a built... Read More...
Copy Windows Setup, Drivers or Bundled Software from the Recovery Partition [How To]
Tue, Mar 15 2011 11:00
When I first bought my netbook from Acer it came with the Windows 7 Starter (scam) Edition. Luckily for me I had an extra Home Premium license I could use. Problem was that the graphics driver needed was not available for download, and was not available... Read More...
SUPERAntiSpyware: Scans Your Computer for Malware and Works in Harmony with Your Current Anti-malware Program
Mon, Feb 21 2011 18:59
A few weeks ago Mike Duncan, Director of Business Development at SUPERAntiSpyware.com asked me to take a peek at their software. Being the Geek that never sleeps and challenge accepted off we go on passage into the world of SUPERAntiSpyware. The results... Read More...
What is a Software Easter Egg? (With Examples)
Mon, Feb 21 2011 8:00
Some programs and media come packed with secret “goodies” called Easter eggs. These are fun little additions, added by programmers, that can be found by accident, by completing some tasks, or by hearing about them from other people. In this... Read More...
Windows 7 SP1 Confirmed Release Dates
Wed, Feb 9 2011 11:05
Microsoft have finally announced the dates Windows 7 SP1 will be available. MSDN and Technet subscribers will be able to pick up Service Pack 1 for the software giants best ever selling OS on 16th February 2011. Respectively, the web release will be live... Read More...
Change the Categories arrangement in Control Panel [How To]
Sat, Jan 29 2011 11:52
To make things easier (for the common user) Microsoft decided to Categorize the Control Panel view. I never could get used to the new categories view, thinking that some of the panel applets were in the wrong category. Instead, I always immediately switch... Read More...
Which Windows 7 version do you really need ?
Fri, Jan 28 2011 11:20
Buying a new computer these days, chances are, it will come pre-installed with Windows 7 Home Premium Edition. That makes sense from the vendor’s standpoint, as the license for Home Premium costs less and it still has most of the functionality and... Read More...
Solutions to Error 651: The modem has reported an error
Mon, Dec 13 2010 3:00
You try to initiate the dialer in Windows 7 and only found that it doesn’t work and returned with an Error 651: Your modem (or other connecting device) has reported an error. You had tried to restart your PC, your router, your modem etc. and the problem... Read More...
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification [December 2010]
Thu, Dec 9 2010 14:05
Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification issued: December 9, 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletins to be issued: December 14, 2010 This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on December 14, 2010. This... Read More...
Setting up a TV in Windows Media Center
Wed, Dec 1 2010 11:00
WMC TV for your PC Back in a previous post (add a tuner) we talked about the features available in the TV section of Windows Media Center made possible by the installation of a TV tuner card. In this article we’ll take you through the whole process... Read More...
Stalled Printer Repair Detects and Fixed Failed Printer Jobs [Freeware]
Mon, Aug 2 2010 3:00
Don’t you just hate it when your printer messes things up ? I do, every once in a while a document gets stuck in the spooler system, resulting in total havoc. No documents will print. And if you don’t catch it right away you end up with a... Read More...
Forward Hotmail to a Regular Email Account [How To]
Sat, Jul 24 2010 8:00
Many of us have a Hotmail (or live) account that we manage along with our regular emails. Personally I like to keep it as a separate account on a separate system. Mostly because that’s the email account receiving most spam. But that’s just... Read More...
Foxit Phantom PDF – An Affordable Business Solution
Tue, Apr 27 2010 13:00
Windows Guides’ Rating User Rating Compatible with3,5 out of 5PROGRAM: Foxit Phantom PDF PROS: Very easy to use. Lightweight and reliable. With Co-Worker collaboration system, Show PDF as Text-file, Easy to use Zoom functions. a Very Nice Screen... Read More...
Come Up with Ideas, and WIN a license of NoteSync
Fri, Apr 23 2010 13:00
Developers all over have discovered that Mintywhite.com is a great place not only to meet potential new users of their software, but also a place to get fresh ideas for their further development. By regularly visiting and testing software that we review... Read More...
Really Take Control over Your Right-click Context Menu [How To]
Fri, Mar 5 2010 8:00
In a Previous post we showed you how to add CopyTo and MoveTo functions to the Context Menu (Read it Here). One of our readers asked: “Where would one find the values associated with different functions? What other kinds of functions could be added... Read More...