WINDOWS XP

Windows XP tips and tricks By Microsoft

October 14, 2009

Microsoft provides the coolest tricks that can be applied on windows xp without using any software to Save time, solve problems, and have more fun with Windows XP using these tried-and-true tips. Check Out These Cool Tricks By Microsoft

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How to Find Hidden Folders Missing In Windows XP

October 13, 2009

Often because of a virus attack the Show Hidden files and Folders option in Folder Options of Windows does not work creating a big problem for those who have to keep many files hidden on their computer. I faced this problem many a times and often I had to format my PC.But now you dont [...]

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Windows 7 to have ‘windows XP mode’

April 24, 2009

For some time now, the Microsoft has been quietly building a "Windows XP mode" that uses virtualization to allow Windows 7 to easily run applications designed for Windows XP. The XP mode won’t come in the box with Windows 7, but will be made available as a free download for those who buy the professional, [...]

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Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 XP/2003/Vista

August 28, 2008

Virtual PC 2007 is a powerful software virtualization solution that allows you to run multiple PC-based operating systems simultaneously on one workstation, providing a safety net to maintain compatibility with legacy applications while you migrate to a new operating system. It also saves reconfiguration time, so your support, development, and training staff can work more [...]

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Optical mouse shines continuously even when the PC is switched off

March 4, 2008

Some motherboards like Arocks enjoy great popularity amongst those who want ot upgrade, but are willing to spend relatively less. However, after the modification, the optical mouse glows even when the PC is switched off. This happens with some other motherboards also. The cause of this strange occurrence  is an uncommon jumper put on the [...]

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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 print files using specific printers through the ‘SendTo’ menu

March 4, 2008

Documents can be printed directly from their context menu only on the default printer. However, many offices use several printers; for example, a laser printer for text output and an ink-jet printer for images and graphics. Here’s how you can print directly to a specific printer from the ‘Send To’ menu option. Integrate the required [...]

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