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Add custom search engine to windows vista search menu
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
Manage services from command prompt in Windows XP,Vista,2003,2008
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
Windows Vista Telnet Is Missing
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 . Read more
Windows 7 Remove Disable More Features – Free Disk Space
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 . For Example: Games TFTP Windows Media Player Windows Media Center Windows DVD Maker Internet Explorer 8 Windows Search Handwriting Recognition (through the Read more
Vista Unable to send Fax – Error: Media is write protected
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 Read more
Iso Recorder – Free Windows Vista/Xp/2000/2008/Windows 7 .iso burning utility

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.

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Windows Vista/Xp Uninstall Internet Explorer 8
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
Reset and Fix Windows Vista default file extention type associations
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
Vista Low Level Security Features
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
Hibernation button is missing in windows vista
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