If you are true geek, there will be multiple programs, processes, browser windows or tabs, etc running on your computer. When you are running multiple applications your computer load increases, when the load is high your system might become unresponsive. To unfreeze your system you should check my previous post, today we will discuss preventing a system from getting stuck in the first place.
Process Lasso, if you have never heard the name before, is a small handy utility that increases your system performance in high load situations, therefore preventing your system from crashing or becoming unresponsive. Read More
Did you buy a new computer and want to look out for some system information, or maybe you want to find out the information on installed software? To make sure you have got the right system, you want to check the hardware information maybe? In all above cases Free PC Audit solves the problem for you. It also comes helpful to those looking to update their driver.
This tool is designed to present the maximum information about your computer’s software and hardware in a simple-to-use window. Read More
Are you an administrator and want to know the uptime of one of the systems connected? Or your system might have recovered from a possible power failure and you need to know the exact time? System administrators generally look up for the system uptime to either log off or shut down certain PC, there a re plenty of 3rd party applications that allow you to find the exact uptime of your system. We have listed some method to find the uptime using Windows XP, Vista, and 7's build-in tools.
Earlier today in a post titled Minimize Your Running Applications To System Tray Instead Of Taskbar, you will see that TrayIt! allows users to minimize the applications to system tray instead of taskbar. Another great feature of this software is that it allows you to remove icons from your system tray. Read More
Do you want to save some precious space on your Windows Taskbar and want some Applications to minimize to System Tray(System Tray area is located near the Clock)? TrayIt! is an application that will help you in exactly this situation. Read More
The advantage of Windows 7 / Vista over Windows XP is that it features a good set of troubleshooting tools so that you do not have to buy third party tools or you don't need a computer expert to tell you what is wrong with your system, you can easily check the health of your system, all you have to do is to use Reliability and Performance Monitor
which is included in Windows Vista to generate a detailed health report to inquire the problem if any in your system.
Did you ever regret installing a driver or an application and wished to turn back settings as they previously were? No matter how careful you are, when it comes to installing new drivers in Windows 7 / Vista there are just going to be times when you need to perform a system restore to safeguard against any problems which may arise due to the program or the device driver. Creating a system restore point allows your computer to be returned to the healthy, functioning state it was in just prior to the installation.
Is your Windows giving you errors and not functioning properly? This usually means that your system files are missing or got corrupted due to some virus. Suppose a virus attacks your computer and you remove it using an anti-virus software, but the virus in fact removes your system files and makes some corrupted without your knowledge, removing the virus is only the first step, but fixing your system files is the most important step. Some people just re-install their Windows because they think it is too complicated to recover System files, but this is not true. Here is the best, quickest and fastest way to check and fix your missing and corrupted system files. Read More
Suppose you have connected a device with your computer, Windows 7 / Vista will now automatically search for the driver and install it. If you want to select every driver manually(because you have a manual driver that is better), then you should disable automatic driver installation. To do this you don’t need to install any software at all, you can do this using Windows Driver Settings.
Do you want to manually download the updates from Microsoft and want to disable Windows 7 / Vista from downloading updates automatically? I feel really annoyed to see Windows downloading automatic updates while I am working on the internet, the biggest problem arises when I need more bandwidth and Windows Update is sucking half of it. In this case, I have to disable my Windows from downloading automatic updates.
Have you ever faced a problem where your antivirus deleted your important system files? For me this is even worse than the adverse effect of a virus itself. The best method to offset the infection is to Clean, Quarantine and Delete but if your antivirus deletes important system files by itself without asking permission than you must consider to recover those system files to prevent data loss, performance issues and missing system files notification at startup. Read More
Whenever users install software program, drivers, updates, hotfixes and other system changing files, Windows Vista and Windows Xp creates a Restore Point by using System Restore, where a snapshot and stored state of important system files are backed up and copied, If anything goes wrong such as driver not working or program causes instability to the system, users can easily rollback to the previous state. If you pretty sure that you practice safe computing and can handle all disaster yourself, you can turn off and disable System Restore in Windows Vista and Windows Xp. Learn how to do it, after this jump.