Simple Ways To Create, Burn And Mount An ISO Image File

An Image, whether an ISO or other media image, is simply a file that can be used as a virtually identical copy of the original media. This file not only contains individual data files, it also contains track and sector information and arranges all this information in a file system, just like media disk. Image files, unlike normal files, are usually not opened; rather, they are mounted. It is simply a CD-ROM or DVD image saved in ISO-9660 format. ISO images are mainly used as source files from which to create media. After you download the image, you can use CD-burning software to recreate the physical CD-ROM/DVD.

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How To Change The Default Folder Of Windows Explorer

Whenever users launch Windows Explorer, it opens the default folder which is My Documents (in Windows XP or earlier) or Documents (in Windows Vista). If you’re using another folder as the working folder and need to access different folder which saves most of your files more often than My Documents using Windows Explorer, it’s possible to change Windows Explorer default folder setting and assign another folder as the default folder so that whenever Windows Explorer is started, it will display the contents of another different folder instead of My Documents folder.

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How To Change The Default Location For Installing Applications

Windows uses the System Disk for installing any new applications, That is, if your Windows is installed on the C Drive, the default folder where all the applications you install would automatically show up as C:\Program Files , unless of course you change it manually while installing the application's locations. If you almost always prefer to NOT install on the System Disk, but instead on another partition, say, the D drive, then rather then changing the default location every time, you can change it just once,.

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How To Encrypt Your Data Easily

Everyone has some private data that they don’t want other to see. It may be a document consisting of all your login passwords, your bank account information that you want to keep out of  your family or some stalker’s sight. In case you are wondering how to encrypt the files/folders/entire hard drive and keep it safe from prying eyes, here is an easy method.

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Exceptional Folder Protection And Hiding Methods

I believe that more exclusive the method is for protection, the lesser are the chances that your file or folder will be altered by unauthorized users. In this post we will show some unconventional methods to hide your folders in such a way that they are less prone to unauthorized user access. Read More

How To Create A Secure Locked Folder In Windows XP

We come across situations when we need to lock our folders to insure that the files, videos or images are protected. Today I will help you to ensure that you can secure data on a local Windows PC without the need for any sort of expensive software. This procedure involves using just notepad, with it we'll create a batch program, this Batch program can be used to lock a single folder and unlock it respectively. Read More