Vista Operating System

How To : Find an operating system's original install date

In this video from MegaByteTV we learn how to find your operating system's original install date and time. This is for XP Pro only. To find it, go to the Start menu, then click Run. Once there, type in cmd and click OK. A black box will come up showing that you are in cmd. The ...more

How To : Boot into safe mode in Windows XP operating system

This video will show you how to boot in safe mode on Windows XP. Just follow these instructions from the video. Now go to Start -> Run and type in msconfig. and click OK. Now select the BOOT.INI tab and select /SAFEBOOT, click apply and close and then it will prompt you to res ...more

How To : Do a system restore in Windows Vista

In this video, we learn how to perform a system restore on an HP Touchsmart PC. A system restore will return your computer to a previous point in time. This will not change anything you've currently downloaded or any files you have. First, go to the main desktop then click on ...more

How To : Use System Restore in Windows XP or Vista

This video shows you how easy it is to use system restore on Windows XP and Vista to bring your computer back to life. System restore takes your computer back in time to a point before it had errors or problems. Go to the start menu, all programs, accessories folder, system to ...more

How To : Use System Restore on a Microsoft Windows Vista PC

Need to restore your Microsoft Windows Vista PC to an earlier date? 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 under a minute's time. For specifics, and to get started restoring ...more

How To : Use the System Restore tool on a Windows Vista PC

Every time you download a game, movie, etc to your computer, you make changes to the computer. Sometimes, these downloads can make your computer unstable. By default, Windows Vista creates restore points in the background. What this means is every time you make these changes t ...more

How To : Set up automated backup for files in Windows Vista

Regular backups of your important files are something that should be a top priority, though because of the complexity of most backup systems, regular backups are often overlooked until it is too late. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to set up automated backups in the ...more

How To : Create a new user account on a Microsoft Windows Vista PC

In this clip, you'll learn how to create a new user on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To : Enable or disable UAC on a Microsoft Windows Vista PC

In this clip, you'll learn how turn UAC on or off on a desktop or laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To : Navigate your hard drive on a Microsoft Windows Vista PC

In this clip, you'll learn how to explore a hard drive on a desktop of laptop computer running the MS Windows Vista operating system. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To : Connect a Windows Mobile Device to a Computer

Connecting your new smartphone gadget to your desktop isn't just connecting these products with a USB cord. It is important to sync them to allow the transfer of data from your smartphone to your computer and vice-versa. This is desired if you wish to transfer information incl ...more

How To : Use Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7

Windows 7 is the hot, new operating system replacing the past XP and Vista systems. Windows 7 is the most simplified, user-friendly version that Microsoft has developed - ever. Get acquainted with your new version of Windows straight from Microsoft. This video tour will show ...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 the Xbox 360 Internet browser with NXE update

This video tutorial from KaBoom215 presents how to use Xbox 360 Internet browser with NXE update.First you need to turn on your computer and make sure you have Windows Media Center on your Xbox 360 and your computer (preferably using Windows Vista operating system).From your c ...more

How To : Quickly disable the uac option on Windows Vista

To quickly disable the UAC option on Windows Vista operating system on a computer first go to the control panel on your computer. Then go to user accounts, next click on turn user account on or off and you will be prompted to type in your password. Type in your password and pr ...more

How To : Disable user account control in Windows Vista

Cancel or Allow? In this video tutorial, TigerTV Host Logan shows you how to get Microsoft's new operating system, Windows Vista, in line and singing your tune. To disable user account control pop-ups in Windows Vista, watch this how-to. Take a look!

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