Archive for December, 2013

How to stop a program from running automatically when Windows starts

How to stop a program from running automatically when Windows starts

Your computer’s performance can be slower than you wish because of programs that may run automatically, when Windows starts. Here is how to enhance your computer by preventing unnecessary programs doing so: Click on the Start button, then All Programs and then open Windows Defender Click the Tools button, and then click Software Explorer. In the Category box, click Startup Programs. […]

How to stop automatic restart when Windows perform updates

How to stop automatic restart when Windows perform updates

Sometimes, certain Windows updates restart your computer without any warning. However, if we are not in front of our screen at that moment, there is a risk of losing all the files that we might not have saved at that time. To prevent our computer from restarting, you can perform the following steps: Go to […]

Cleaning tips for your computer

Cleaning tips for your computer

Following is a listing of tips that you should take under consideration when you decide to clean your computer case or its peripherals. Always turn off the computer or any of its components when you clean it. Do not spray any liquid on your computer. To clean the outside case of your computer, you can […]

What to do if you forget your password for WIndows XP

What to do if you forget your password for WIndows XP

If the user who has forgotten the password is not the administrator: Restart your computer and press F8. At the Menu that appears select Safe mode. Once the Windows have loaded log in as Administrator user. Then, go to Control Panel-> User accounts, select the account that you want and remove password. If the user who […]

Clean up your Disk (Windows)

Clean up your Disk (Windows)

If you wish to decrease the unnecessary files on your hard disk in order to release some disk space, then you can use Disk Cleanup. This will help your computer run faster as it will remove temporary files as well as system files that are no longer necessary. It also empties the Recycle Bin. The […]