Start/Run/Regedit Continue reading Disable or Enable Balloon Tips
With Scheduled Tasks, you can schedule any script, program, or document to run at a time that is most convenient for you. Scheduled Tasks starts every time that you start Windows XP and runs in the background, and it starts each task that you schedule at the time that you specify when you create the task.
To open Scheduled Tasks:
Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Scheduled Tasks. Continue reading Scheduling Tasks In Windows XP
This weekend we received messages from microsoft regarding windows updates. Is it necessary or advisable to immediately download them?
This is a good question, and it comes up quite often. Microsoft notifies users of critical updates mostly when they release security updates.
How does this affect you? Continue reading Windows update notifications from Microsoft
I have a very perplexing problem here. We have a machine here that cannot ping any addresses other than 127.0.0.1, without hanging the ping process. (Have to control alt-del and end the “oldwinapp” process. ) Continue reading Ping Crashes, No Email/Net, CAN browse LAN, others use F.P.S
A router is a multi-function item that sits between you and the rest of the world. It has several names. It can be called a DSL router, a hardware firewall, some people even mistake it for a switch.
A router has several functions.
1. It allows or disallows access to machines behind it. Continue reading What is a router and why should I have one?
Written in 2004, still relevant today. Just the tools have changed.
These days, being on the net has become a pain to many people. In fact, people are logging off in record numbers. It used to be, that if you stayed away from the warez sites and the porn sites, you didn’t have to worry about too much. It was a great tool for researching, and having a little fun. Continue reading The Internet – How it was, how it is now.
Well,.. After spending almost an hour to format my laptop drive under Windows 2000 to see if I could prove that it has bad sectors,… the format got to 99% then I got the error “Volume Size is Too Big”. Continue reading Windows 2000, FAT 32 and greater than 32GB drives
This was a post that I found in the modemhelp.net forums at:
It worked for me, of course if you break your computer by editing the registry, Storm’s Eye and it’s employees and founders cannot be help responsible. Continue reading Distinctive Ring support under Windows XP
Note: This originally applied to Windows XP, but may still be relevant.
This is a fairly common occurrence. What happened is when the software was removed, it corrupted or otherwise played poorly with a couple of entries in the registry. This fix requires that you go into the registry and remove the bad entries, then let windows “fix” itself on reboot. Continue reading Removed DVD Rom or CD Rom software, now my drives are gone