Archive for the ‘PC Tips’ Category

How to Defragment Your Hard Drive for Better Computer Performance

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

How to Speed Up Your Computer by Defragmenting Your Hard Drive At various times on a Windows PC, a disk defragmentation is needed to regain hard drive performance which will speed up the over-all performance of your computer. Disk Defragmentation may be defined as a process that reduces the amount of ...

Email Security Strategies: 10 Essentials Email Security Tips

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

A large percentage of malware or computer viruses come from email messages. Let’s face it, email keeps our society running and without it we could not function from day to day. There are ways that we can have a more secure environment which could assist not only home computer ...

Why Does My Computer Freeze Up During Startup or Shutdown

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Does your computer startup to slow down or hang when you shut it down or start it up? The boot or startup process seems to be such a system resource intensive task that causes errors, prevents programs from closing or you may even get the dreaded blue-screen-of-death. At shutdown of ...

Task Manager Disabled: How To Open A Disabled Task Manager

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Have you ever run into a situation where you get an alert message that says "Task Manager bad been disabled by your administrator"? You may encounter this if you are not logged in as the administrator on a particular PC running Windows. Many times you may feel that it is ...

Avoid Memory Clutter, Clean Up that Boot

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Does your system run slow at times or does it take forever to boot up? You are not alone, many of us face this issue at times and our computer may require some “spring cleaning” to get it running faster and more stable. If you run Windows 9x/Me or Windows ...

How to Scan Your Network For Vulnerabilities

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Do you suspect that your network has a security hole or is vulnerable to an attack by an outside computer user? If so, then you are in good company with thousands of other computer users. With any type of network, it is not an obvious way of assuring that ...

How to regedit or edit registry in Windows?

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

Regedit, which is built-in in Windows 2000, XP and Vista, enables you to view, find, and modify settings in your system registry. A registry contains information about how your computer runs. Regedit can be very risky so make sure to back up, export everything before you change anything. 1. Click ...