Archive for the ‘Windows’ Category

Stop Windows Rebooting Automatically After Updates

Stop Windows Rebooting Automatically After Updates

3 Comments | Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Could this be the most annoying thing that Windows plagues us with on a regular basis? Here’s how to stop Windows automatically restarting following the scheduled install of Windows updates.

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Anyone Can…Backup! – Launch Week 50% Discount

Anyone Can…Backup! – Launch Week 50% Discount

1 Comments | Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Anyone Can…Backup! will guide you, step-by step, through setting up a remote backup system for your home PC with minimal time, effort and cost and a money back guarantee!

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Windows 7 Icons All The Same

Windows 7 Icons All The Same

8 Comments | Monday, January 31st, 2011

Shortcuts all have the same icon? All programs opening with Windows Media Center? This is being caused by a virus which must first be removed and then the shortcuts repaired. To remove the virus firstly…

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Find Your Windows XP SATA Drivers

Find Your Windows XP SATA Drivers

30 Comments | Monday, January 24th, 2011

SATA drivers for Windows XP Setup. XP Setup will often ask for an SATA or RAID driver floppy disk to be inserted especially for newer SATA systems. This article steps you through finding your drivers and creating a custom Windows CD with them on it.

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Cannot Join Wireless Network – Windows 7 or Vista

Cannot Join Wireless Network – Windows 7 or Vista

4 Comments | Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Windows Vista & 7 may have problems connecting to some wireless routers or wifi hotspots if they are not quite compliant with wireless standards. This is caused by Windows attempting to autotune the connection. By disabling autotuning you can….

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Cannot Join Domain – Windows 7 or 2008 Server

Cannot Join Domain – Windows 7 or 2008 Server

58 Comments | Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

An incorrect DNS setting in Windows 7 or Windows 2008 Server causes an error when attempting to join a Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 server domain. This article gives step by step instructions on how to fix this problem.

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Video: Reset A Forgotten Windows Password

Video: Reset A Forgotten Windows Password

1 Comments | Monday, December 20th, 2010

The video below shows steps 6 to 19 of the solution Lost Windows Password which utilizes the NT Offline Password & Registry software. This allows you to reset your Windows administrator password if it has been lost or forgotten.

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Network Drives Not Mapping on Windows 7 or Vista Login

Network Drives Not Mapping on Windows 7 or Vista Login

3 Comments | Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Windows 7 or Vista is refusing to map network drives when a group policy script executes on login. Microsoft are aware of the issue since Vista but it still exists in Windows 7. Here’s the solution.

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Install Recovery Console (Add to Windows XP Boot Menu)

Install Recovery Console (Add to Windows XP Boot Menu)

13 Comments | Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

This article provides step by step instructions on installing the Recovery Console so that it appears as a boot option on Windows Boot Menu when you switch on your PC. This is my first step after installing Windows XP before anything else, it’s that important.

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5 Essential Windows Housekeeping Tips

5 Essential Windows Housekeeping Tips

3 Comments | Sunday, November 14th, 2010

I guess we’ve all noticed all to often how Windows slows down gradually over time and eventually comes to a halt. By following these 5 simple steps about once a month your PC should continue at a fairly good pace for longer.

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