Posts Tagged ‘windows vista’

How to stop programs from automatically starting up in Windows

If you have tons of programs installed on your computer and most of them start up automatically in the background when Windows starts, then sooner or later your PC performance will suffer. Because the more programs that are loaded in Windows, the worse your computer performs.

This is also beneficial because it speeds up your computer and gives you more resources to work with.
 
Step 1
 
Click Start –>  and type ‘msconfig’ or press windows key + r in the search box as shown below and select the program from the list above.
 
Step 2
 
Select the StartUp Tab and uncheck the box next to the program you want to disable Once done, click OK.
 

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Always Show Hidden Files / Folders in windows 7

To enable this, go to Start –> Documents or open any folder. Then select ‘Organize –> Folder and search options’

Show Hidden Files
 
Finally, select ‘View’ tab and in ‘Advanced settings’ choose ‘Show hidden files, folders, and drives’ and press "ok".
 

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Unlock the Administrator Account in windows 7

By default, the administrator account is disabled in windows systems and cannot be used to login. 
 
To unlock the administrator in Windows 7, go to Start –> then right-click on ‘Computer’ and select ‘Manage
 
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