Vista

gmail standard view not opening, gives option to open in basic HTML

July 10, 2009

Problem: This happens many times while logging in to Gmail when we get message “Gmail cannot not open in standard mode, try basic html mode”. Why Gmail got hanged in standard mode while opening? Few of the most common reason for this problem are: 1. Cookies or temporary internet files. 2. Bad/slow internet connection speed.

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How to defragment the swap file and Registry in Windows

March 4, 2008

To accelerate your computer, regularly defragment the contents of the system hard disk. However, during the defragment process, important elements such as the swap file are skipped, resulting in the slowing down of the computer. Windows and the current defragmenters cannot access the files which have been exclusively opened by the system. Therefore, the registry [...]

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How can you activate integrated Telnet- Client in Vista

March 4, 2008

Enabling remote computers, many users still rely on the Telnet protocol. But Microsoft does not seem to have integrated any compatible client in Vista. Even Vista has an integrated Telnet- Client, but it is deactivated by default because of stringent security guidelines set to ensure that no communication channels are opened unnecessarily. This is how [...]

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How to speed up the Disk Cleanup tool

March 4, 2008

While starting the disk cleaner, the tool analyzes the amount of space that can be freed by compressing old files first, before it allows access to options. This is time consuming. While doing so, you don’t have to use the packing function it all. The time- consuming  analysis can be permanently stopped by an intervention [...]

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How to integrate videos as the desktop background

March 4, 2008

The new operating system is optically quite impressive with every series. But its interface can be tuned further – with tools from Redmond. DreamScene is used for animating the desktop background. This program is one of the free tools offered by Microsoft  for the Ultimate version of Windows Vista Setup: To install DreamScene, connect to [...]

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How to Not display selected programs on the Quick start list

March 4, 2008

Windows displays  a list of the most frequently used applications on the Start menu. However, you always start some applications using a link  on the desktop or from the quick start list. Therefore, your symbols replace other useful programs in the start menu. Using a Registry entry, decide which application should not appear in the [...]

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How to display as icon in the taskbar for each application in Windows

March 3, 2008

When several documents are opened in Excel or Powerpoint, an additional document icon shows in the taskbar and it appears while toggling using the shortcut key {Alt}+ {Tab}. How do I get rid of this feature? You can change this feature in the concerned Office applications by doing the following. •    Click on ‘Tools|Options’ and [...]

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