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How To : Change Windows XP start menu text

Certain aspects of Windows User Interface are not customizable like the text of the start button in Windows XP. However you can use certain tools and follow a procedure to change the default text of the start button. To do this you have to use a tool called Resource Hacker. No ...more

How To : Bypass and change a Windows XP start-up password

If you've forgotten the password to one or more of the Windows XP accounts on your computer, take heart: This video tutorial will show you how to bypass, and then change, a Windows XP start-up password. For a detailed run through of this simple Windows log-in hack, watch this ...more

How To : Set and change the language in Windows XP

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to set the language on a Microsoft Windows XP computer. This process is very fast, simple and easy to do. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Now double-click on the Regional and Language Options. Go to the La ...more

How To : Change the administrator password in Windows XP

Locked yourself out of your Windows Professional system? No problem—this video tutorial will show you the steps required to change the administrator's password in Windows XP. You can actually change this password without knowledge of the original one. To get started, go to Sta ...more

How To : Change or remove sounds in Windows XP

One of the first things I do whenever I install Windows on a PC, is to change the default sound settings - I don't know about you, but I can't stand the dull, dreary sounds chosen by Microsoft whenever you start Windows, log on or off, or shut down your PC. I also hate the fa ...more

How To : Change your thumbnail icon size in Windows XP

If you have a folder that contains many images (say anything in excess of 200) and you open it in Windows Explorer with the thumbnail view turned on. You would notice that it takes some time for all the thumbnails to load completely. The process described above can be made fa ...more

How To : Reformat a hard drive and reinstall Windows XP

This video shows how you can reformat your hard disk and reinstall Windows XP. WARNING: Do not attempt to do what is shown in this video unless you are comfortable with changing BIOS settings and installing Operating Systems. Also it is recommended that you have a backup of a ...more

How To : Spoof the MAC address of a Windows XP PC

This video tutorial from tarunkumarsinghal shows how to change Mac address on Windows XP. Click Start menu and then Control Panel. Make sure control panel window is in classic view mode. If not, change it to classic from the left pane. Double click Network Connection. Right ...more

How To : Set appearances and themes in Windows XP

This is another HelpVids video on technology. In this segment we will learn how to set appearances and themes in the Microsoft Windows XP operating system. The videos starts by right-clicking on a blank area of the desktop, then selecting ‘Properties’. The presenter then click ...more

How To : Use the classic Windows theme in Windows XP

In this Windows how-to, Digital Connector Jessica will show you how to change the appearance of your Windows XP desktop. Specifically, she addresses how you can use the classic Windows theme using the XP themes feature. For more on modifying the appearance of your Windows XP d ...more

How To : Remove and reinstall devices in Windows XP

The beyourownit shows you how to remove and reinstall devices in Windows XP. The first thing he shows what to do is Right click on the My Computer icon and select properties then select then choose the hardware TAB. When you click on the Device Manager button, the Device Manag ...more

How To : Set startup programs in Windows XP

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to set startup programs in Windows XP. To begin click on the start button and go to the 'run' command, type in 'msconfig' and click OK. On the next window click on the 'startup' tab and here ...more

How To : Clean your Windows XP context and dropdown menu

Context menus are menus that pop up when you right click an windows element (icons, windows, bars etc.). Sometimes, you would notice that many of the menu items are really not required. This video shows you how to remove them. The process is simple and involves editing a few ...more

How To : Move your my documents folder in Windows XP

Need to move your my documents folder in windows xp because you have 2 drives for video editing and want to keep files on one drive and the operating system on the other, or maybe you just have an older computer to which you've added a new drive? Find out how to use Tweak UI t ...more

How To : Bypass a Windows XP password without any programs

Need to access you windows xp account but forgot the password? Here is a cool trick using the command prompt to change any existing account's password. Bypass a Windows XP password without any programs. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Run Programs at Startup in Windows XP

Do you know which programs run when you start up your computer? In this short tutorial, I will show you how you can see which programs run automatically at startup in Windows XP. You'll be surprised how many there are! Having multiple programs loading when you start up your s ...more

How To : Increase your low virtual memory on Windows XP

This video demonstrates how to increase your computer's virtual memory in Windows XP. To increase virtual memory in Windows XP: - On your desktop, right click on My Computer then select Properties. - On the System Properties Window, click on the Advanced tab. Under Performance ...more

How To : Restore rundll32.exe on a Windows XP PC

In this video, learn how to restore rundll32.exe on your Windows XP machine. You can also use this method to fix or patch a missing or deleted Rundll32.exe file. Step 1: Put the Windows XP CD ROM disk in the CD ROM drive Step 2: Click start, then "run" Step 3: Type: expand ...more

How To : Restore desktop icons in Windows XP

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to restore the desktop icons in Windows XP. Begin by right-clicking on the desktop and select Properties. Then click on the Desktop tab and click on the Customize Desktop button. In the General tab, under Desktop Icons, users are able ...more

How To : Reformat a computer with Windows XP

In this video the tutor shows how to format a Windows XP PC by showing a live demonstration. First he shows how to hold down the delete button while computer starts so that you can get into the BIOS settings. Then in the BIOS he shows how to change the primary boot device from ...more

How To : Install Mac OS X Panther on Windows XP (Pearpc)

In this how to video, you will learn how to install Mac OS X on Windows XP. First, download and open PearPC. Also make sure you have the Mac OS X CD or installation files on your computer. Next, select edit and navigate to the Mac OS X file. Click okay and then press configure ...more

How To : Make a folder invisible in Windows XP or Vista

In this how to video, you will learn how to create invisible folders in Windows XP or Vista. First, create a new folder. Rename the folder and hold alt while pressing 0160. Now, you will be able to give this folder a blank name. Next, right click it and go to properties. Selec ...more

How To : Create invisible folders in WIndows XP or Vista

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a invisible folders on your Windos XP or Windows Vista operating system. First, create a folder or find a folder that you want to be invisible. Select the folder and hold and type alt+0160. Release the alt key. Next, right cli ...more

How To : Use a usb flash drive as ram in Windows XP

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a USB flash RAM in a Windows XP computer. Begin by plugging the flash drive into the computer and do not remove it when it is being used as RAM. Then click on the Start menu and click on My Computer. Right-click on the flash dri ...more

How To : Create a bootable Windows XP CD on Nero 7

First of all launch the program "Nero 7". Now click on "cd" and then click on "cd-rom boot'. From the new screen choose ' image file' and then click on 'browse'.Now go to the 'drive d' and select 'windowsxp-boot image' folder and then select 'boot.ima' file. Now click on 'open ...more

How To : Speed up a Windows XP PC with TweakUI

Firstly download the TweakUI into your computer, which is free. Fire up TweakUI and click on menu "Explorer", uncheck menus: "Allow help on start menu"; "Allow log off on start menu" and so on play with the settings however you like. And select "Light arrow", next click on "Th ...more

How To : Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 with CNET. You need to do these 3 things. 1st - run the Windows 7 upgrade advisor to know if your computer can handle any version of Windows 7. 2nd – check the Windows 7 c ...more

How To : Upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7

Decided you want to leapfrog Vista and upgrade from Microsoft Windows XP directly to Windows 7? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this free home computing how-to can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in about six minutes' time. For specifics, and ...more

How To : Upgrade or install Windows XP to Windows 7

Custom optioned installation includes the following: Copy the files to an external hard disk before starting your installation, then you will reinstall your programs by hand by using the windows easy transfer and transfer the data into the hard disk. For installation process ...more

Windows 7 : Change Windows Update Settings

This video will show you how to change windows update settings in windows 7. All steps are here in this slide presentation. So please watch the video and follow all the steps to change windows update settings in your PC. Video: .

How To : Use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

New user to Windows 7? Microsoft has put out a series of video tutorials explaining how to maximize your Windows 7 experience. Follow along with this computer lesson and learn how to: *Determine program compatibility *Open the program compatibility troubleshooter *Find Window ...more

How To : Set up Windows XP mode in Windows 7

An interesting feature of Windows 7 is the ability to run Windows XP in a virtual machine in order to use applications that don't currently work with Windows 7. This is different than using other virtual machine options because in the final version of Windows 7, several versio ...more

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