If you are a movie buff who wants to track and manage your movies in a systematic way than EMDB
is a perfect option for you. It is portable and gives you the option to edit movie information or import them from IMDB (Internet Movie Database) website. It is more graphical movies database manager than our previously reviewed My Disc Collection
is a brilliant application to add notes to files, websites, documents, contacts, Outlook emails, and more. Notes can be added from the main interface, and when done, they will pop up as notifications from the system tray every time you open that file, contacts, websites, and so on. It is a great way to remind yourself and get things done, also it is far better than previously reviewed File Notes
It may happen sometimes that a program halts, becomes unresponsive and there isn't any error exception associated with the application fault. In that case, Microsoft error dialog pops-up reckoning you to show it to Microsoft. This is usually referred to as Dr.Watson info. Seemingly there isn't any way to save the report or copy it for analyzing the error. Error Report Grabber
is built solely for this purpose, allowing users to grab the error report right into the app.
SvcHost.exe is the most important part of Windows, deleting it would crash your entire operating system. You are probably reading this post because McAfee Antivirus deleted your SvcHost file after false positive detection and you cannot login to your primary system. This was a mistake on the McAfee’s part but most viruses can also delete your SvcHost file. Thankfully we have a solution to fix it.
Just because we are all using Windows 7 doesn’t mean that Windows XP is dead. Majority of the new netbooks come with Windows XP pre-installed, thus increasing it’s market share marginally. Some netbooks also come with Windows 7 Starter, but that is a different story.
Ending a process is a piece-of-cake. All you need to do is select the process and hit the mighty “End Process” button in the Task Manager. What does it really do and why do we end the process so brutally?
Some of the options in the Control Panel are used on a regular basis. However, especially with the changes since Vista and Windows 7, they can be deeply nested into the Panel's structure. With some simple registry entries, these functions can be at the tip of your fingers, as you just have to right-click on the Computer icon to access them.
is a simple utility for Windows that lets user tweak Windows XP's Prefetch and Windows 7's Superfetch. So what exactly are Prefetch and Superfetch?
Do you want to speed up the boot time of Windows XP because its too slow? You are not alone, this is the first problem everybody try to solve. The time it takes to boot up Windows XP is the most tiring process that no one likes.
BootVis is a software developed by Microsoft specifically for the purpose of speeding up the boot time of your Windows XP operating system. BootVis was originally made for testing the boot time and then to optimize it so that it takes less than 30 seconds to boot up even on a low-spec computer. This tool is no longer available on Microsoft’s website but you can download it from here. Read More
Is your Start Menu or Quick Launch bar cluttered with application shortcuts? JetStart is an awesome tool that offers a quick access with categorized Start Menu shortcuts, recently launched programs and system commands. It allows multiple ways to access your applications by categorizing them into five generic categories, either by selecting items from a recently used list or newly added programs or simply search them by keyword etc. Read More
Do you have one or two unresponsive programs running but you don’t know how to close them? An unresponsive program can be any program on your computer that might get freeze up and does not respond to your actions, this unresponsiveness of a program can occur due to many reasons, but the main reasons include low virtual memory, low RAM or generic windows errors. Many steps could be taken to troubleshoot an unresponsive program but the easiest way is through Windows Task Manager.
Do you access the same registry key again and again while using the Registry Editor and now want to transfer it to another computer? In Windows Registry there is an option that you can use to add registry keys as Favorites, this can be done using the Add to Favorites option in the Favorites menu, so that the branch is automatically opened when you select the corresponding favorite item. To Transfer your favorites to another computer or operating system, follow this procedure. Read More
Are you addicted with Firefox? Firefox is a great browser with tons of add-ons which can turn your browser into everything from checking your email to capturing screenshots. You can now finally turn your Firefox browser into a Windows explorer file manager in 2 simple ways. Doing so, will make you more productive and save yourself plenty of time. Read More
Are you frustrated that your Windows XP takes to much time to shutdown when your rushing to go somewhere else? If this is the situation that you want to shutdown the computer in hurry, you can make some tweaking to your registry so that it will help you to speed the this process. We have written much about windows registry in the past couple of weeks that it is used to store information and system settings. Read More
Are your thinking about Recovering you Windows XP using recovery console? If that is the case then you may be asked to insert Windows CD into the CDROM and then start the recovery console in order to fix the issue. Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 features a Recovery Console which provides a mean for administrators to perform wide range of tasks using a command line interface. To ease the situation we can install the recovery console as a boot option.
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.
Is your PC running extremely slow and keep freezing or crashing all the time? Do you receive mysterious error messages? These errors are generally caused by instable registry. Windows Registry is a part of operating system that stores settings and options of the system and it contains data including all hardware information, software user preferences, install and uninstall information. All the changes in the system are reflected and stored in registry. It is constantly in use of the operating system and because of this it gets bogged down easily.
NTRegOpt is a registry compactor that improves system performance, it works by recreating each registry hive "from scratch", thus removing any slack space that may be left from previously modified or deleted keys. The program does NOT change the contents of the registry in any way, nor does it physically defrag the registry files on the drive. The optimization done by NTRegOpt is simply compacting the registry hives to the minimum size possible. Read More
Note: If you want to create a VPN(Virtual Private Network) between two computers you can check this tip.
Are you looking forward to connect two computers or laptops wirelessly so you can share some files? Or do you want to connect them over Home/Office Networks? You can do this by creating a wireless ad-hoc connection which is a build-in feature of Windows Vista. But what if you are using Windows XP? Those people who are looking for a simple software that can do everything without touching any setting in their Windows, should check out WiPeer. Read More
Are you are curious to find out when was the last date and time the computer was shut down? If you are monitoring when the computers in the office environment or at home were last shutdown then you might want to know the exact date and time. Many office employees do not shutdown their computers and at home heavy downloader's might not remember when there last shutdown occurred. Read More
Do you want to resize multiple pictures in one go? It is sometimes more convenient to resize all images so that it can easy to send multiple photos over email. Fast Image Resizer
is one software that does the job. It can resize JPG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF and HD Photo(.wdp, .hdp) image formats and is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7.