EU Could Delay Windows 8 Release

Microsoft are trying to whet customers' appetites by announcing the juiciest features of Windows 8. Just this week they've told us how Windows 8 will feature new graphics hardware acceleration routines, embedded into DirectX 11, which will speed up video performance for a sl...

Reset Internet Explorer to Cure Browsing Problems

Reset Internet Explorer to Cure Browsing Problems A reader wrote to me last week with a rather strange problem. It seems that every so often, while he is browsing the web, his web browser closes and he is taken back to his home page. He doesn’t say whether this happens on ...

Fix Faulty Folders on the Vista All Programs Menu

In Vista you may find that an application or folder doesn’t open properly when you click on its name in the All Programs menu. It might open the wrong folder or it might not open at all. This happens when the folder entry is placed in the wrong subfolder of the All Progra...

Microsoft to Ditch the Low Cost Version of Office

In recent articles we've seen how Microsoft are putting their loyal desktop PC users at a disadvantage to chase a tablet PC market that may never materialise, and are making it difficult for developers to develop free software for Windows 8 users. Both of these things are l...

Don't Give Google Permission to Steal Your Data

If you believe the IT industry press, cloud computing is the answer to all of your needs. The idea is that instead of installing software or hardware on your own PC, you access what you need to use via cloud services across the Internet. One of the main areas where cloud co...

Stop New Programs from Being Highlighted

When you install a new program in Vista or XP it is highlighted in the All Programs menu until you have used it a few times. If you are installing a number of programs at once, this can soon make the All Programs menu look cluttered and confusing. You can switch off this hig...

Delicious Digg Facebook Google Buzz LinkedIn reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Friendly

Powered by WordPress and the Graphene Theme.