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If you are using Windows Vista and have installed the Service Pack 1, you may be losing up to 1GB of space because of old and redundant files Windows has stored. You can easily recover this space by making Windows Vista Service Pack 1 permanent. To recover almost 1GB of space after you have installed [...]

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One of our readers asked us a real interesting question, which we really loved to solve. The question was tricky but the solution was real simple. The question asked to us was; Do you know if there’s a way to delete files of a particular filetype from a set of folders quickly in Windows? For [...]

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We have been big fans of Command Line tools, in the past we have talked about a command line tool to recycle your files using the command prompt, and also introduced you to several useful command prompt shortcuts. We prefer using the command line for several tasks such as copying and moving files since its [...]

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How To Mount Folders as Virtual Drives? [Virtual Subst]

Browsing folders in Windows have never been fun, and in the past we have shown you a quick way to get to folders in the open save dialog using Directfolder and also talked about a way to get your favorite folders into the places bar. We have also in the past shown you how to [...]

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Transformation packs for Windows XP are quite a hit and we have shown you how to convert Windows XP to look like Windows Vista by either using a step by step guide or using a full fledged transformer. With the announcement of Windows Seven (which has a codename of Windows Vienna), it was just a [...]

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This is a guest post by Abhishek Bhatnagar from www.technixupdate.com, a blog covering Computer tips and tricks. Subscribe to his RSS feeds to get regular updates. There are lots of times when you may feel the need to view hidden and system files in Windows. The process though quite simple is tedious if you do [...]

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Quickly Change Desktop Icon Size in Windows Vista [How To]

The icon size in Windows Vista is quite large by default and it is quite a pain to go to personalize and then change the icon size. Here is a quick tip for those you use Windows Vista and have a mouse with a scrolling wheel. To change the icon size of the desktop icons, [...]

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How to View Hidden Files and Folders in Windows? [User Recommendation]

This post is part of our user recommendation marathon, where we answer questions recommended by the users to us. Reader Jeremy asks us, I changed the property of a folder to hidden by mistake and I can’t find it now when I am using explorer, is it deleted? How can I get the folder back [...]

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This post is part of our user recommendation marathon where users ask recommend questions to us. Abhishek from TechnixUpdate asks us, Can you give tips on increasing productivity Well Abhishek, thanks for asking this question and I would be glad to impart few tips and tools that I use to make my PC life more [...]

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This post is part of the user recommendation series where users recommend question to us. Our reader Jerome asks us Hey Techie, I have been reading you for quite some time and wanted to ask this question. I love Windows Media Player but it does not play all the files I download saying that some [...]

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This is part of the user recommendation marathon where we write articles based on recommendations users have sent to us. In this post we are going to answer a question David recommended to us. David asks I have been curious about the Windows key that is included with the keyboards and would like to know [...]

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Kyle Judkins is a 24 year old marketer and part-time tech blogger.  He is the author of LostInTechnology where he talks about some basic technology tips and tricks that everyone can use. In this post Kyle recommends a software for managing software uninstalling in a better way. You can subscribe to his RSS feeds to [...]

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Windows command prompt provides users with several commands to copy, move and delete files and the commands are quite faster than the regular GUI. Well that said deleting files from the command prompt can be quite dangerous since it skips the recycle bin altogether and works like the Shift + Delete option while using the [...]

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Have you lost your Windows CD Key and are desperately looking for it? No backups, nothing. What do you do now? Well till you have your Original installation you can easily find the Product key without breaking a sweat. Here are the simple steps you need to perform in order to get your Product Key [...]

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Applications by default do not run with any parameters, the shortcuts for applications usually point to the main application executable. There are times though when you may want to run the application by passing some arguments, for example if you want to invoke Firefox Profile Manager you will have to specify the argument profilemanager. So [...]

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