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Vista: The New WindowsWindows Vista was released for volume licensing businesses in November 2006 and for home users in January 2007, but will it be worth upgrading? Such a major upgrade as an operating system is a costly and time-intensive business. As a Windows user, you will want to know what the new version of Windows has to …

Categories: Basics
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V1

Virus Protection Combat Internet WormsThe Internet is awash with viruses, Trojan Horse programs and worms, which are constantly looking to infect vulnerable computers that are connected to the Internet. If a worm gets into your computer it does not limit itself to the individual emails you send to friends, family and colleagues, as it can spread itself automatically to …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 98, me, 2000, XP
Reference: V10

Vista: Control Access to Unsuitable WebsitesAnyone with children is likely to be understandably worried about their offsprings computer use. Whether there are concerns about how much the computer is being used or anxiety about the type of websites which are being visited, striking the balance between physical monitoring and allowing children to make use of an important tool can be …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V11

Vista: Remove Components to Boost PerformanceWindows Vista boasts great looks, improved security, and some impressive new features, but Microsofts most up-to-date operating system can be very demanding on hardware. Users have often commented on their disappointment when it comes to Vistas performance compared to XP. Quite a few consumers have even gone so far as to abandon Vista altogether and …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V12

Vista: Quickly Fix the Most Annoying FeaturesWhen Microsoft released Windows Vista, consumers who upgraded to the new state-of-the-art operating system got a huge surprise. Vista sported a large array of new features and a new environment that was quite different to previous versions of Windows. The downside to this large change is that if you had been using operating systems such …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V13

Vista: Problems Solved in Easy StepsWindows Vista comes with its own set of problems and errors that can leave you tearing your hair out. If youre a frustrated Vista user, you may be thinking of upgrading to Windows 7. However, even Windows 7 is not free from problems, and with a bit of troubleshooting know-how, you can easily fix your …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V14

Vista: Solve Compatibility Problems with a Free XP ModeIf youve taken a look at the features of Windows 7 youll have come across the Windows 7 XP mode, available in the high-end Windows 7 versions, which uses Microsoft Virtual PC to create a full virtual machine environment, running a full Windows XP system. In effect, this is like a whole XP PC being …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V15

Vista: Configuring Windows for Maximum ComfortNot everybody is able to rush out and buy a new computer on a regular basis, and not everyone is in a rush to install the very latest version of Windows. For many people, Windows Vista is still a perfectly adequate operating system even though it has been superseded by Windows 7. In this article, …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V16

Vista: Installing the Latest Windows on Your PCThere are many reasons to upgrade to Windows Vista, from the much improved security features (meaning that your PC is much less likely to be hacked) to the optimised user interface experience (making it easier for you to get things done). However, how can you be sure that you will be able to run Vista? …

Categories: Installation & Setup
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V2

Video Editing: Create Professional Home Movies for FreeTraditionally, video editing software has been among the most expensive on the market and often incredibly complicated into the bargain. In this article, were going to take a look at some of the free video editing packages that are available, concentrating on the most accessible tools which offer an ideal starting point for anyone venturing …

Categories: Multimedia
Operating Systems: XP, Vista
Reference: V20

Video: Downloading Made EasyThere are dozens of video sharing portals on the Internet where you can view videos that people have posted, YouTube, Vimeo and DailyMotion being 3 of the best known. You can find practically any video or film you want, but the problem is you have to be connected to the Internet to watch them. Unfortunately, …

Categories: Multimedia
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V200

VoIP: Make Free Calls with WindowsThe term Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is often talked about in relation to making telephone calls across the Internet, but it actually represents a lot more than this. In fact, VoIP is a protocol that encompasses a set of voice transmission technologies that not only includes data networks such as LAN and WAN, but …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: V21

Vista: Fast Solutions to Installation ErrorsWhen you have finished being wowed by Windows Vistas fancy new graphical interface and software, you may scratch your head and wonder where all of the familiar features of Windows XP have gone. Hidden features may be the least of your worries, though; if you are trying to run any older software or install any …

Categories: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V3

Vista: Keeping Your System HealthyLike any other version of Windows, the all-new Windows Vista requires some maintenance if you are to keep it running smoothly, quickly and in an error-free manner. If you want to keep Vista running in that just-installed state, youd better learn some maintenance techniques and make sure you put them into practice. Windows Vista is …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V4

PC: A Second PC for FreeThe dream of every stressed Windows user is a second PC where they can install new applications, games or other programs to test them before actually installing them on their main PC. However, a second PC just for testing would be an expensive option. Instead, a second machine isn’t even necessary, since you can magically… …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Reference: V400

Virtual PC: A Second Machine with VirtualBox Do you ever worry that the applications you love on Windows XP will no longer run on Windows 7 or Windows 8? Or do you want to try out a new operating system such as Windows 10, without actually installing it on to your PC and perhaps losing your important data? Maybe you would like …

Categories: Optimisation
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: V405

Vista: Which Version is Right for You?It was clear, from the very start that with Microsofts weight driving it, Vista would become a major operating system. However, for the home and small business user the sheer complexity of the Vista versions is bewildering. In this article, we will introduce you to all the versions of Vista, guide you through the various …

Categories: Installation & Setup
Operating Systems: Vista
Reference: V5

Removal with SarduThe fight against viruses and Trojans is becoming increasingly difficult. Nowadays, PCs can be infected by drive-by infections simply by visiting a legitimate website. The manufacturers of anti-virus software hardly manage to keep up with the new viruses released when updating their anti-virus libraries. This often leads to the absurd situation that a PC clean-up …

Categories: Installation & Setup
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7, 8
Reference: V500

Virus Elimination with Windows DefenderYou soon find out when an email link or website that appears harmless is anything but. One wrong click and your PC becomes infected. When that happens you need to keep a cool head and quickly clean your system, before the infection can download further malware or spread to other PCs on your network. Microsoft …

Categories: Internet & Security, Optimisation, Uncategorized
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V501

Virus Secrurity in Windows 10/8.1/7Viruses and Trojans pose a serious risk to your data and your computer.Practically any program that connects to the Internet, as well as your Office programs, all contribute to this threat by the security weaknesses that they exhibit. Unfortunately, software developers don’t make it difficult for virus writers, since security gaps are constantly being unearthed …

Categories: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V505

 

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