Are you tired of getting annoyed that your computer is running Windows XP too slowly for you? Increase your computer's speed by checking your disks for errors and defragmenting your hard drive, or updating your hardware to more advanced technology.
Make Window Xp Run Faster
Learn to disable services and startup items you don't need and enhance system performance in Windows XP.
More Speed without buying expensive hardware. Windows Vista was never the step up in performance that people hoped for after XP. In fact a lot of people preferred the old XP or Linux until windows 7 arrived. Nevertheless there are a few things you can do to make your Vista OS ...more
Looking for a way to speed up the boot time on your favorite programs in Windows? This video will show you a little tweak to make your most-used applications start up in no time. Basically, you just go to the "Shortcut" tab in the program's properties menu. Then add " /prefetc ...more
The thenewboston shows you some short tips on how you can speed up your computer. He is using the Windows Vista Operating System for the demonstrating. He says he believes it should also work with Windows XP. The first thing that he says to do is go to your start panel and the ...more
How to find out information / details about your computer? To find out the information about your computer, you need to download software from the website PC World. The following are the steps to download the software: •First open the site www.pcworld.com. •Now click on downl ...more
Alex with Mr. Find A Way demonstrates how to remove unwanted files from your PC with the CCleaner program. First open up your web browser and download the CCleaner program. After the program has downloaded, open the file to install the program on your computer system. Open up ...more
In this video, we learn how to delete browsing history, cache, and cookies. First, go to your internet browser and click on "tools". After this, go to the internet options, then go to "delete". After this, you will see different sections of things you can delete on your comput ...more
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
Mozilla Firefox is the most powerful Internet browser and a good alternative to the plain old Microsoft Internet Explorer. Firefox has many advanced features and is much more customizable in numerous ways. Firefox when installed will have default settings, but you can tweak a ...more
In this video it is demonstrated that how to delete temporary files in Windows XP. There are two different methods for deleting temporary files. First of all go to and click "start" then go to "run" and type temp now click on ok, then a window will appear, in this window there ...more
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
This video shows you how to set environment variables in Windows XP. A lot of the older software written for windows requires the use of environment variables. There are variables set at the system level and programs that run in a DOS window or older programs can access these ...more
This is a quick tutorial on how to create a new administrator account on a Windows computer. Open CMD Prompt... On Windows XP, click the Start button, then open up Run..., and type in "cmd" and click OK. On Windows Vista or Windows 7, click Start, search for "cmd" and press ...more
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 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
This tutorial shows you how to set up a partition on the hard drive of your Mac Book so you can install Windows XP (Service Pack 2) on your machine. Use the Bootcamp utility to set up a partition, then run the Windows install from CD and set up the OS using the NTFS system.
Learn how to set-up Basilisk II, a 68k Apple Macintosh emulator that will allow your to run a Mac OS 7 operating system simultaneously on Windows XP. It includes System 7.5.5 and various applications/games. To download this emulator, go here.
This video demonstrates how to run a scandisk in Windows XP. To do this, just right click on your c: drive and select properties, click the tools tab, hit check disk and click ok.
In order to install Windows 7 from a USB drive, while you are running XP, you will need a pen drive. You will also need a Windows 7 DVD and a pen driver. Download a replacement utility. Google ‚ÄúMbrWiz‚Äù. Download it. Place it in a non-Windows drive. Look up the disk number ...more
Need some help figuring out how to run your favorite DOS games under Windows? With DOXBox, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. For detailed instructions, and to get started playi ...more
Follow the steps outlined in this video to learn how to connect to XBox Live using a laptop running Windows XP. The first step is to connect the XBox with the laptop by using an Ethernet cable. When they are connected you have to click on Start and select 'Connect To' and then ...more
Warning If you don't trust that these steps are safe or that they won't work, than have your computer/laptop backed up so you can restore it if necessary. Update all Windows software Everything needs to be up-to-date in Windows 7, so update any software that needs it. Choo ...more
With software being more pervasive and demanding than ever before, even nice computers can become slower pretty quickly. If your computer isn't performing as well as it should be, watch this video to learn about some steps you can take to make your PC faster.
In this clip, you'll learn how to rip the Microsoft Windows XP Recovery Console to a bootable USB thumb drive. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over five minutes. For mo ...more
Ian Ozsvald walks you through installing and testing Python 2.5 downloaded from Python.org. This includes how to start Python from the Start Menu and writing your first (Hello World) line of Python code.
This video is about how to install new fonts in Windows XP. The first step that you will need to do is open your web browser then search for fonts. If you have found the site, just simply click on it. Then the next step is have a browse and look for the font you like. Once you ...more
This video is about how to install custom fonts on XP. The first thing to do is to open your browser and type "fonts" in the search bar. Several sites will appear and just simply click on any of the websites. Once you have found the site that suits you best, just start looking ...more
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
Three quick ways to help your computer work faster if you are running Windows XP.
STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to find their computer's MAC (or physical) address in a Windows computer. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and open the Run program. Then type "cmd" in the Run box and press OK. When th ...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
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
iKITMovie is stop motion animation software for PC's running Windows XP or Vista. All you need is a computer and a USB webcam or USB streaming camcorder and you are ready to make your own brickfilms or clay animation (claymation) movies. If you wish, you can simply import your ...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
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more
Windows Media Player 12 is ONLY available for Windows 7 (sorry Vista and XP users), but with it's functionality, it may be worth the upgrade (if you haven't already). This video outlines a few of the simple tasks that WMP12 can perform in W7. Designed by media lovers, for med ...more
http://www.texturemind.com/post463/ TypingRobot is an artificial intelligence studied to increase your points record with the Typing Maniac game on Facebook. It can recognize several labels because it uses a powerfull OCR system (tesseract) and some principle of word correcti ...more
Welcome back, my amateur hackers! Many of you here are new to hacking. If so, I strongly recommend that each of you set up a "laboratory" to practice your hacks. Just like any discipline, you need to practice, practice, and practice some more before you take it out to the rea ...more
You've had a massive hard disk failure.. ...in your PC or laptop and like a large number of people who think it will never happen to them...you did not have a backup of those 2000+ family pictures, those hundred of important Word documents, those family videos that you downlo ...more
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers! In this series, we continue to examine digital forensics, both to develop your skills as a forensic investigator and to avoid the pitfalls of being tracked by a forensic investigator. In earlier posts in this series, we examined registry fi ...more
There are loads of reasons for somebody to want to recover a Windows password, and there are lots of different ways of doing it. My favorite of all of these ways is to use a piece of software called Ophcrack because: The free tables are suitable for almost all uses (I've neve ...more
With popular remote desktop app LogMeIn recently ending its free service, lots of Android users have begun looking for alternatives. There are some good ones out there like TeamViewer and Microsoft Remote Desktop, but today, Google released an app that makes a pretty good cont ...more
Welcome back, my neophyte hackers! I have already done a few tutorials on password cracking, including ones for Linux and Windows, WEP and WPA2, and even online passwords using THC Hydra. Now, I thought it might be worthwhile to begin a series on password cracking in general. ...more
Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! The Holy Grail of any hacker is to develop a zero-day exploit—an exploit that has never been seen by antivirus (AV) and other software developers, as well as intrusion detection system (IDS) developers. In that way, you can exploit systems ...more
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The older I get, the more my Friday nights involve watching Netflix at home with a bottle of Maker's Mark and a box of Oreos. Netflix is a big part of my life, and I'm not alone. YouTube and Netflix make up over 50% of all activity on the Internet, so it might be worth your ti ...more
You're sitting in front of your grandmother's Windows XP machine that has the worst infection you've ever seen. Safe mode? No dice. Restore points? They're compromised. Even worse, all of the files are hidden and none of the executables will run! This leaves her computer in a ...more
Previously, we talked about how to secure Firefox. Today, we will talk about securing a Chromium based Browser. Why? Because Chrome recently beat Firefox in holding more customers. It is obvious that Google Chrome tracks our every move online, so what alternatives is out ther ...more
We all want a faster, more efficient web browsing experience. Some immediately flocked to Google Chrome as soon as it was released, because of its super fast speeds. Others restrained themselves and continued to wait for Microsoft and Mozilla to play catchup. And the time is a ...more
Sprint has their EVO 4G. AT&T has their Inspire 4G. And now HTC has designed Verizon Wireless's first 4G smartphone—the ThunderBolt. It launched last week with high praises amongst Android devotees, despite its hefty weight, mainly because of the blazing fast speeds Verizon us ...more
I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more
New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to share files between Ubuntu (Host) & XP (Guest). VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for ente ...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
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
Need to access Windows XP or Vista? Have programs that only run on Windows, but love your MAC. Ya, we get it and agree. Run Windows and OSX on the same computer using Bootcamp, Parallels or other software. You can run simultaneously or separately depending on your needs. Paral ...more
In this tutorial, learn all about Swype. Swype is an app that you can add to your cell phone to make texting and e-mailing lightening fast. Say goodbye to tap texting - with Swype you just let your finger glide on the keyboard until it creates your desired word. Check out this ...more
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
If you've ever seen something called ThinkPoint Antivirus on your computer, you have gotten one ofhte most widespread and infectious fake antivirus malware programs out there. To get it off your PC, follow the instructions below, or watch this video for an alternate method if ...more