Microsoft operating systems have made several transitions in the looks and feels department over the years, and they always make people want to have the same look and feel for their old OS without the need to upgrade their entire system. In the past we have tried to take care of these needs by telling [...]Read More
Quite frankly we are very much disappointed with the default Windows Explorer in XP and use xPlorer2 Lite one of the several Explorer alternatives we had told you about earlier, but the explorer in Windows Vista is definitely much better than the one available in Windows XP and we have been loving to use it. [...]Read More
Internet Explorer 8 has some nice improvements over Internet Explorer 7, but that said many users have been through crashes and more over time, and may want to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 and continue using the older stable version, as with our tutorial about uninstalling Windows Media Player and Internet Explorer 7 in the past, [...]Read More
If you plan on sticking with Windows XP for as long as you can, there are a lot you can do to optimize it and better your XP experience. Even though a lot of us are guilty of not performing it, basic maintenance is essential. If you don’t already do so, you should run Disk [...]Read More
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 [...]Read More
Microsoft finally (officially) dumped Windows XP, from July 1 PC manufacturers are disallowed from selling laptops or desktops with Windows XP pre-installed. Image CreditRead More
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 [...]Read More
Transforming your Windows XP PC to look like Windows Vista can either be a one step process or you could also choose from different applications so that you decide which look and feel you would like to get from Windows Vista to Windows XP. Oh and there is also a easy way to replace the [...]Read More
I had earlier written about how you can transform your Windows XP to look like Windows Vista and how to get Windows Vista sounds for Windows XP. Though both those tricks would make your Windows XP look and sound like Windows Vista you would still manually have to install each and every software. Vista Transformation [...]Read More
First of sorry for being away for more than a week, I was busy with work both personal as well as professional which left me little time to blog. But now the busy period is almost over and I can return to blogging again :-). Well Sometime back I had written an article that described [...]Read More
The one change that I liked when I transitioned from Windows 98 to Windows XP was the new look and feel. Windows 98 was amazingly boring in looks and Windows XP just the hip thing that I wanted. A incredible long wait later came Windows Vista which took the oomph factor to a new level [...]Read More
I am not a Windows Vista user and definitely would not switch to it in near future unless I buy a new laptop. But few of the new features that Windows Vista has are really good and I would definitely like to have few of these in Windows XP.
I just took some time of my break as I could not resist talking about this nice little software that helps you get another feature from Vista.
Windows Vista has a cool little feature where it displays the navigation as a Breadcrumb just like a website does. Clicking on any link will take you to that folder thus making navigating a better experience.Read More
Most standard browsers have an option for tabbed browsing including the Firefox, IE 7, Opera, Avant etc. Tabbed browsing allows you to work with multiple windows in the same instance thus saving a cluttered environment and also allowing you to manage the windows efficiently. What about tabbed browsing for your Windows Explorer? If you are [...]Read More