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Windows Vista allows you to add custom search engine to start menu instant search box You can add various search engines like Wikipedia, Google, Yahoo,Ebay, Amazon,Youtube and more. To add Search Wikipedia or Google or Yahoo at Start Menu Instant Search Box, follow below steps: Click on Start button, then type gpedit.msc in the search bar, and press enter . Press OK on security dialog displayed. Navigate to “User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components Read more
list of available commands for service management in Windows
Net pause : Pauses service
Usage : net pause servicename
Net continue : Continues a service that has been suspended by net pause
Usage : net continue servername
Net stop : Stops running service
Usage : net stop service name
Net start : Start stopped service
Usage : net start servicename
Sc:A command line program used for communicating with the
Service Control Manager and services. Usually used in scripting
Usage : type sc in command Read more
Is Telnet been removed from Windows Vista?
No ,by default windows vista doesn't install Telnet feature and you need to install it.
To install Telnet in Vista do the following:
Navigate to Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.
Select "Turn Windows Features on or Off"
Select "Telnet Client" > Then Click OK.
After few seconds you will be able to use telnet old way .
Like in Windows Vista , Windows 7 allows you to remove unnecessary feature from your default instalation , you can do it to reduce disk space and shrink your installation
Unlike Windows Vista , that had limited list for features available for removal , in New Windows version you have the ability to remove a large list of applications .
Windows Media Player
Windows Media Center
Windows DVD Maker
Internet Explorer 8
Handwriting Recognition (through the Read more
To fix fax sending issue in Windows Vista:
Click Start >in search field type "regedit" hit Enter
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftFax
On the right pane find and click on ArchiveFolder
Check if the value of the key is C:ProgramDataMicrosoftWindows NTMSFax if not fill it
note:The location can be D: or any other windows installation folder
Reboot your Vista
ISO Recorder is a free tool that makes one click .ISO burning/conversion to CD and DVD images (DVD burning is supported only on Windows Vista)
You can easily copy disks, create iso images of the existing data CD’s and DVD’s
Utility is supported on Windows XP, Windows 2003 Windows Vista ,Windows 2008 and even Windows 7.
Download ISO Recorder
Tired working with Internet Explorer 8 beta?
IE8 Beta 1 occasionally crashes or doesn't respond well when browsing websites, and users suffer to close the browser with apply to send the error study to Microsoft.
The bugs or crashes happen more frequently especially if you are using any third part application as Yahoo or Google toolbar.
IE8 can be uninstall by via Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP
In Windows Vista, Windows Internet Explorer 8 is been categorizing as an ‘update’. Read more
Windows Vista file sort and file extensions associations may corrupted or get broken , some files with a couple of extensions cannot be opened properly.
For example, some third party programs or viruses may wrongly set or assign file associations for extensions that don't have a default program such as .exe, inf, .com, .sys, .lnk, folder, directory.
You can change default program for specific file extension via folder option in control panel or by clicking right click on a file >open with Read more
Windows Vista includes a vast array of low-level security features. One of the most dramatic
is service hardening. Because of the modular architecture of Windows Vista, the
system has been created in such a way that the components that make up the system are
as isolated from and independent of each other as possible.
Furthermore, Microsoft has gone over each of these components to ensure that they are
running under the lowest possible security privileges. This protection extends to the
system services Read more
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Hibernation button is missing in windows vista
The hibernate button disappears after a disk cleanup utility was been used
Or after you delete the hibernate file.
You can return hibernation by running command prompt (CMD)
Right click on the command prompt. Run(CMD) as administrator.
Type the following command:
powercfg /hibernate on
This should return your hibernate button.
Please note if you run CMD not as administrator you will receive error "You do not have permission to enable or disable Read more