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
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How to change the password on the administrator's account in Windows XP. Change the Windows XP administrator's password. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
How to change the login password on Windows XP without having to know the existing password. Change the Windows XP login password. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
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
Use the cmd prompt to change passwords of users on a Windows XP computer.
Watch this quick screencast, to learn how to easily set your system to revert to the Classic Start Menu in Windows XP.
How to use Crystalxp.net to get new skins for Microsoft Windows XP and change the appearance of the operating system.
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 your boot and logon screen 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
Bored and feel like customizing your Windows XP? Check out this tutorial and learn how to hack Windows and change the text on your "Start" menu button. With this video, you will learn how to change this icon, step by step. You can then turn the menu button into anything you'd ...more
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
There are a number of items that you will have to use your mouse and click onto in the process of changing your clock, language and religion in Windows XP. Click START-CONTROL PANEL-DATE/TIME/REGIONAL OPTIONS. This will get you to the window that allows you to change any of th ...more
This how-to video explains how to changing the name of a computer, workgroup in a network and the description on a Windows XP. A workgroup is a network, example home computer network where two computers are connected to the same network that can share the same router or modem ...more
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
If you've recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows Vista, the first change you may have discovered is the start menu. It looks totally different, and if it's just too much change for you, there's an easy way to convert that new start menu in Vista to the classic style from ...more
Welcome back, my novice hackers! New hackers often ask me the same question: "What is the easiest platform to hack?" My response is always the same—it is not a platform, but rather a particular piece of software that is easiest to hack, which is on nearly every client-side sy ...more
How to administrate and manage user accounts and passwords in Windows XP. Add, delete, and change Windows passwords using CMD. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
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
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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to increase the virtual memory in a Windows XP computer. Begin by clicking on the Start menu. Then right-click on My Computer and select Properties. Now click on the Advanced tab and click on Settings under Performance. In the Performa ...more
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
The video starts with a guy talking while we see a computer screen with instructions on how to log in as an administrator of your Windows XP Personal Computer. First thing is to restart your PC. Second,is to wait for the login screen. Third, then press and hold down the Co ...more
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
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
A quick visual tutorial on how to change the boot screen dialogue on any Windows XP machine. Great for messing wtih friends.
Heres how to change the screen orientation on your Asus Eee PC using 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
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
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
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
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
In this video series you will learn how to completely reformat your computer and start from a clean slate. Everything from booting from disk to running through the set ups for Windows XP, and the eventual completion of the install with other set up changes. Part 1 of 10 - How ...more
If you love computer pranks, this is one of the easiest ones to pull. This video will show you how to remove the Shut Down button from the start menu in Windows XP. Actually, it does't remove the shutdown button, it just disables it, giving the user a restriction message, stat ...more
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
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
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
Watch as iblogtutorials teaches you how to speed up your Windows XP and Vista shutdown times. To speed up your Windows shutdown time, do the following: Go to Start and select Run. Type in "regedit". Click the triangle next to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" and then click "SYSTEM" curren ...more
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
System Restore is a great and valuable feature in Windows XP and Vista. If you haven't taken advantage of System Restore yet, what in the heck are you waiting for?!? Using System Restore will allow you to make a backup of all your system files at a specified point in time. You ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to speed up the Windows XP Start menu. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select the Run program. Then type in "regedit" and click on OK. Now select H KEY_CURRENT_USER, go to Control Panel and click on Desktop. On the right side o ...more
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
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
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
Initially you computer performs at its maximum speed when you install a new operating system. But as time progresses and you install more and more applications the computer slows down due to the various changes in configuration and other settings. So you have to tune up your P ...more
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 Make the Internet Faster in Windows 7 Go to Control Panel. Click on your Start menu, and then select the Control Panel. Click on Network and Internet. Click on View Network Stats and Tasks. Find the Internet Protocol. Find your network and click on it. B. A dialog ...more
If you have files on your PC that you don't want other window's accounts to be able to access, you can encrypt them. Right click the file that you want to encrypt and select properties from the drop down menu. Once the properties page comes up, choose advanced. Now choose Encr ...more
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
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
Tired of the old start button on your Windows XP computer? This video shows you a way to change the text on it.
In my first installment in this series on professional hacking tools, we downloaded and installed Metasploit, the exploitation framework. Now, we will begin to explore the Metasploit Framework and initiate a tried and true hack. Before we start hacking, let's familiarize ours ...more
Clearinfo.com helps us how to change the keyboard and mouse settings in windows operating system. The video actually shows us the tutorial in windows vista but this can be applied also in windows xp. First go to Start button then click on control panel and on the Control panel ...more
In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Windows XP or Windows 7 onto a Netbook using the WinToFlash program. Netbooks are awesome new tools, they are as convenient as a cell phone and as useful as a whole computer; however, they often don't come with CD-Rom or Disc dr ...more
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
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
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
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: .
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
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