Category: Windows Tips and Tricks
There are some programs and software on your computer that you cannot live without. Be it your favorite browser, your music software or any other software related to your profession; there are always a couple of them that you use everyday. Wouldn’t you like to open up such programs at startup without firing them up one by one once you start your computer? Well here is a simple trick to choose programs that you would like to kick start automatically after your computer starts.
Who wouldn’t want to use a faster PC. Sometimes, we get so annoyed with our computers when they take minutes after minutes to boot up. Wouldn’t you want your computer to boot faster without doing much? Here is a registry trick that can considerably lower the startup time of your computer.
Bought a new computer recently and migrated all your old data there? If you already have a user profile with user data on your older PC, you might want to copy that as well to the new computer. On Windows XP, you can easily copy user profile data from your older computer to the newer computer.
Microsoft Office is by far the best word processing application out there. Microsoft Word has a plethora of options for embellishing your document. Word also lets you write text in a different direction. But do you know that while editing rotated text, the icons for paragraph tools also get rotated?
Windows has an inbuilt defragmentation tool and there are plenty of other commercial defragmentation software as well. Running defragmentation regularly in a couple of weeks or months considerably enhances the speed of your system. But sometimes you may forget or even worse, you gradually give up the habit. But thanks to Windows 7 that automatically defrags your hard disk by default.
There is an issue with custom permalink structures in Wordpress which don’t happen to work on localhost on default settings. Here is how you can use custom permalinks issue in Wordpress when testing it on localhost.
The cache in your CPU is used to reduce the time to access the memory. While buying a computer, a general customer would just look at the specs like RAM, Hard Disk, Processor etc....
On Windows, you can easily rearrange icons by moving them around. People prefer to have the icons that are frequently used towards the top. But some may hate the whole idea of rearranging icons with mouse drags. Sometimes, it can be a predicament too. For example you have a Zip file on your desktop and while arranging icons, if you happen to drag another icon onto the zip, the file gets zipped into the same Zip archive. This can be annoying and happens many a times. Here’s a trick that will keep the desktop icons from rearranging themselves on Windows.