Windows Tips, Tricks and Secrets that Nobody will ever Tell you

Important Note: Before you read on, you need to keep one thing in mind. Whenever you make changes to the Windows Registry you need to Refresh it before the changes take place. Simply press F5 to refresh the registry and enable the changes. If this does not work Restart your system Exiting Windows the Cool […]

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Help! I broke my Internet Explorer!

So one of your friends, “not you of course”, has managed to nuke Internet Explorer and they are unsure how they did it. You’ve eliminated the possibility of viruses and adware, so this just leaves you and a broken IE. Before you begin to even consider running a repair install of the OS, let’s try […]

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How to Boot Windows XP Really Fast

Boot Winxp Fast Follow the following steps: 1. Open notepad.exe, type “del c:\windows\prefetch\ntosboot-*.* /q” (without the quotes) & save as “ntosboot.bat” in c:\ 2. From the Start menu, select “Run…” & type “gpedit.msc”. 3. Double click “Windows Settings” under “Computer Configuration” and double click again on “Shutdown” in the right window. 4. In the new […]

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Suspect A Virus? Here’s what you can do immediately …

Caught A Virus? If you’ve let your guard down–or even if you haven’t–it can be hard to tell if your PC is infected. Here’s what to do if you suspect the worst. Heard this one before? You must run antivirus software and keep it up to date or else your PC will get infected, you’ll […]

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How To Speed Up Any Slow Windows Computer?

How To Speed Up A Slow Computer first off in the bottom right hand corner of your computer if you see a lot of icons start up there when you first start your computer then this is for you if you don’t know already how to get rid of em. Press your Start Button (bottom […]

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How to Setup an FTP Server at Home! (Just like the Pro’s)

This is a full tutorial for creating your very own FTP. The first thing to do is to go to Code: www.no-ip.com Register free at the page. (follow all the instructions you get there) Look at the top, and you see the Host Search. Write the name you want, and press Go! Then download the […]

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How To Restrict hours at which Users Login

To restrict a users logon hours , use the net user command. These commands are used from the Command Prompt. (Start – RUN – and type cmd) Below are some examples: 1 – net user Joanna /time:M-F,08:00-17:00 2 – net user Ninja /time:M-F,8am-5pm 3 – net user Echelon /time:M,4am-5pm;T,1pm-3pm;W-F,8:00-17:00 4 – net user Shine /time:all […]

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How To Rename File Extensions?

A lot of people here may ask how to rename a file extension in windows; well it’s very simple and takes little of your time. There are two ways to rename a file extension ‘without’ a stupid program. Number 1, Folder Options: Go into your Control Panel, in my case I use Windows XP so […]

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How To Boot up Windows Really Fast?

First of all, this tweak only apply to those who only have one HDD on their primary IDE channel (nothing else on device 0 or 1) and a CD-ROM and/or DVD-ROM on the secondary IDE channel. Each time you boot Windows XP, there’s an updated file called NTOSBOOT-*.pf who appears in your prefetch directory (%SystemRoot%Prefetch) […]

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