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
Speed Up Windows Start Up
Isn't it annoying how long it takes Windows to start up sometimes? Well, if you are having this issue, check out this tutorial for tips and advice on how to speed up the start up of Windows Vista. With this video, you will learn how to improve the speed and performance of your ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a simple registry hack to speed up the Microsoft Windows Start Menu. With a little bit of know-how, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video guide can offer a complete overview of the process in a matter of a few minutes. For more information, in ...more
If you have a billion or gazillion files on your PC, then searching for one of them may take a while, especially if you're using the start menu search feature in Windows Vista. This video will show you how to speed up your searches in Vista's start menu by customizing the sear ...more
This video will show you how to Speed up Windows 8 System by Disabling Startup Program. This is mostly done by disabling few programs to launch at startup time. Be careful before disabling programs otherwise you may disable few important programs which will affect normal funct ...more
This video will provide an idea how to disable startup program to speed up PC in windows 7. By disabling few programs will increase the speed of the PC. Watch the video and employ the technique in your PC. Video: .
In this tutorial, we learn how to speed up Widows XP and Vista using boot performance. Disabling programs in the background you don't need will really increase the speed of your computer. To turn the programs off, click "start", then "run", then "msconfig", and press "ok". A n ...more
Speed—not only is it a great movie, it's something we need from our computers; launching, downloading, uploading, etc. Fast speeds is one of the most important things for any computer process. But that's not all. We also want to get to our favorite sites faster, and in Windows ...more
Start by clicking start and type regedit in the search box. Hit enter and when the screen opens go under hkey current user and click on control panel and then desktop. Under desktop go to menushowdelay. Under menushowdelay right click and then click modify. In the box that pop ...more
Are you tired of counting your hair while waiting for your computer or laptop to respond? Then, these easy steps are perfectly fit for you, especially if you're a Windows 7 user. It's time to speed up, my friend! Performance Over Appearance Modification Let's start with opt ...more
Want to speed up a Microsoft Windows Vista PC? Have a USB drive? This PC user's guide from CNET TV demonstrates how to take advantage of Windows Vista's Readyboost feature to convert your flash drive into extra virtual ram for your computer. For specifics, and to get started s ...more
If you're all about fast boot times and computer speed, check out this video for a tutorial on how to increase the speed of Windows 7. This video covers the tweaking of the UI, optimizing the computer for best performance, and reducing the amount of time it takes for the compu ...more
It's officially the holiday season, which means everyone will soon be traveling home to spend time with loved ones. And anyone who has any knowledge whatsoever of computers knows what else that means—family members left and right asking you to fix their various technical woes. ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to speed up your Windows computer's startup efficiency (and so its startup time) with MSConfig, or the Microsoft System Configuration Utility. MSConfig will allow you to disallow unnecessary programs from starting up when you boot your ...more
If you want to speed up Windows XP boot time with simple steps then you need to watch this video. To speed up Windows XP boot time: Type msconfig in Run textbox and click OK. You can see run textbox if you click Start menu and select Run. System Configuration Utility appears. ...more
This is a directional video of how to increase the speed of a Windows Vista PC. The first step is to uninstall programs that you do not use. Then you want to go into MSCONFIG and remove unnecessary start up entries. You can also configure the performance options of your comput ...more
Have you ever gotten a new computer and it works great the first few weeks that you use it? And then after only a few weeks of use it suddenly starts to respond very slow and sluggish. A very common complaint among users of Microsoft's Windows XP operating system for the PC is ...more
This video tutorial in Computers & Programming category will show you how to reduce memory usage in Windows XP to speed it up. The 1st method is to press Windows logo key and pause break together. The 2nd method is to go to start > control panel > system. Now the system proper ...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
Aero slowing down your Microsoft Windows 7 PC? Want to speed things up a little? This brief video tutorial from the folks at Butterscotch will teach you everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started speedin ...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
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
Programs that run automatically every time you start your computer can slow down your boot time—or just be plain annoying. Many of these programs are rarely used and don't even need to be running for your computer to function properly. So, if you want to disable these auto-run ...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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to start a Microsoft Windows computer in safe mode. Begin by turning on your computer. As your computer starts up, press F8 before Windows launches. Tap the F8 key slowly (about 1 second apart) as soon as the computer starts up. Keep t ...more
Learn how to organize and declutter an overloaded start menu in Windows. But be careful if you have multiple users with different preferences because this will make the same start menu for each user.
Tired of the old start button on your Windows XP computer? This video shows you a way to change the text on it.
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
This video will show you 7 different ways to speed up Windows XP. This tutorial requires one freeware program that can be found at www.hoverdesk.net/freeware.htm.
In this video, we learn how to change The Windows 7 Start Orb. First, you will need to download Universal Theme Patcher to your computer, which you can find at: Freeware Geeks. Once you download this, install it to your computer and make sure you choose the right type to downl ...more
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
The instructor from ClearTechInfo shows how to clean up and organize the Windows Vista start menu. He shows how the start menu consists of links to programs and not the program itself. He shows how to manage those links by removing those links, add new ones or rename existing ...more
Need a little help figuring out how to customize your Microsoft Windows 7 Start Menu? 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 just a minute's time. For specifics, and to get starte ...more
Although computers are able to perform tasks that would normally take hours to accomplish, they aren't always so fast. Certain things can clog up the computers speed and cause it to slow down to the point where you feel like ripping out your hair. This video tutorial will show ...more
Watch this quick screencast, to learn how to easily set your system to revert to the Classic Start Menu in Windows XP.
If you need to take control of your Windows 7 start menu, you're going to want to watch this. Step-by-step instructions on how to personalize your start menu with a nifty little program called, Handy Start Menu. Then, you can see the programs you want, and hide the programs yo ...more
This video will show you how you can increase the speed that your Microsoft Windows Vista runs by using several different methods. You can disable the transparency function and go to a basic mode. Clearing disc space will also make your computer run faster. You can just run a ...more
Is your Windows Vista PC running kind of slow? Well, the easiest thing you can do to speed up Vista's performance is by simply disabling some of the standard, preset features built-in to Windows. This video will walk you through the process of turning these unneeded features o ...more
Interesting in adding custom shortcuts that appear when you right click on the XP Start Menu button? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including detailed, ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to increase your Windows performance by adjusting your virtual memory settings. This tweak applies to computers running Windows Vista or XP. If you are running a lot of applications, especially large resource hogs that eat huge amount o ...more
The Start menu has definitely seen many changes over the years—from the traditional menu that was present from Windows XP to 7, to the Start screen in Windows 8, to the hybrid of the two in Windows 10. And while the return of the Start "menu" has received near-universal praise ...more
Like most new things, the Start Screen in Windows 8 has its adorers and detractors, but either way you slice it—it's here to stay. I'm still getting used to the Start Screen, so I'm not sure if it's a love or hate feeling yet, but I do know one thing—I want my own background! ...more
Windows 8 the biggest update to Windows yet. The new gesture-friendly version replaces the aging start menu with a dynamic new Start Screen, complete with live tiles that give you a glimpse into your apps before you launch them, not unlike the new Windows phones. With such a r ...more
Windows 8 may have introduced a new, intuitive touch-based interface, but plenty of Microsoft loyalists were unhappy with the absence of the classic start menu that they were so accustomed to. Although you'll have to wait until Windows 10 to get this feature back, you can hav ...more
One of the cool things in Windows 7 is the new start menu. It is now possible to add an internet search area to your Start Menu. Instead of searching your computer, you can select a separate option called Search the Internet. This video shows you how to enable and operate thi ...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 is a really quick tutorial shows you a super simple trick on how to get Photoshop to load and open faster. If you're like us, you'll appreciate ANY time saving computer tips like this one. Speed up Photoshop start-up. Click through to watch this video on vtutorial.com
Watch this video to learn how to download newStart Orbs and replace the one you have on your Windows 7 PC right now. This video covers downloading, extracting, and installing the new start orbs, using Windows 7 Start Orb changer.
If your game of Half Life is taking too long to load then maybe it's time to improve your computer performance. This video tutorial demonstrates how to speed up your personal computer running Microsoft Windows XP. You'll learn a variety of methods to boost performance and gain ...more
Windows 7 has an interesting new feature by which you can pin your programs to the task bar and this video shows you how to do it. In Windows 7 if you have any frequently used program you can improve its ease of access by pinning it to the task bar. Now to do this first open t ...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
The "Run" command in Windows XP was a super handy tool for those above-average PC users, those who know all the shortcuts to navigating the system. But Windows Vista automatically removed the "Run" option from the start menu, and replace by "Search" instead. But don't worry, i ...more
ReadyBoost in Windows 7 can give your PC a boost. How? This feature takes advantage of unused space and can quickly free up room and make your computer faster. Watch this Microsoft video for more details. Just plug in a USB flash drive or card and let ReadyBoost borrow it. Re ...more
The desktop Start menu is finally back! After receiving a lot of negative user feedback, Microsoft ditched the touchscreen-first approach of Windows 8 and went with a more traditional setup for mouse-and-keyboard users in Windows 10. Don't Miss: How Anyone (Even Pirates) Can ...more
Windows 95, which introduced the Start menu to the world, recently celebrated its 20th birthday! The feature was an instant hit, becoming a core component of Windows operating systems. Well, it was removed in the mistake that was Windows 8, but you should know by now that the ...more
This video will provide an idea how to speed up your windows PC. Here windows 7 are taken for example. You could increase the overall computer speed by manipulation of Graphic Setting from Control panel. Watch the video and follow the steps to do it yourself. Video: .
The Start menu is finally back in Windows 10, but a lot has changed since we last saw it in Windows 7. From a visual standpoint, the first difference you'll notice is the addition of live tiles, which occupy the right half of the Start menu and provide quick information from y ...more
In this first part of my series on getting started with Windows Holographic, we are going to cover everything you need to get set up for developing HoloLens apps. There are many pieces coming together to make one single application, but once you get used to them all, you won't ...more
The start menu in Windows 7 is highly customizable- you can pin items to it, change it's appearance, and more. This video guide will walk you through the process of changing your Windows 7 start menu to your heart's desire.
In this clip, we learn how to pin things to the Start screen on a Windows Phone 7 smartphone as well as how to change the theme color. Whether you're the proud owner of a Microsoft Windows Phone 7 smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well serv ...more