How to perform startup repair in Windows 7?

A startup problem on Windows 7 is really an annoying situation. Sometimes your Windows 7 might fail to boot. There could be many reasons for such startup issues like too many programs at the startup, hard drive errors, MBR corruption or some other unknown issues. Whatever might be the reason, you will just end up with an unbootable Windows 7 computer. This in turn leads to inaccessibility to all your data on your Windows 7 machines. In order to repair such issues Microsoft has provided an in built tool called startup repair tool. This system recovery tool scans and locates

Upgrade to Windows 8 from XP

It’s a good choice of upgrading your system OS from Windows XP to Windows 8 since Win 8 OS is comparatively have effective features, enhancement in speed, provides greater options. If you wish to upgrade your system from Windows XP to Windows 8, then check your system requirements and follow below mentioned procedure carefully. Before installing Windows 8 OS, you have to check for System requirements: Processor: 1 Gigahertz (GHz) or faster RAM: 1 Gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) Free hard drive space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit) Graphics Card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with

How to Turn on ActiveX in Windows 8?

ActiveX controls permits some applications to run on your system. They might pop up when you are watching a video clip or playing game online. If you disable them then your system refuses to run any application that needs ActiveX but they are quite a few nowadays. Just go on reading this article and know how to enable ActiveX controls in Windows 8 in few steps. Follow mentioned steps to turn on ActiveX controls in Windows 8. Open Internet Explorer on your system and click on the “Tools” menu at the top Select “Internet Options” from the list under the

How to enable cookies on Windows 8?

Cookies are the small package of data sent from a web server and stored in the user’s local web browser. These cookies keep tracks of the loaded and unloaded elements to notify the server that all the elements of the website are available to the user or not. These cookies are light weighted programs so that they can fly easily from one end to the other end. In Windows 8 operating system the cookies option is not enabled by default. This means the cookies won’t track anything from the user side and submit to the web server or hosting server.

How to backup Windows Machine?

Most of you might have lost your important data from your Windows machine either unintentionally or sometimes intentionally delete the files thinking them as unimportant and then regret. In these situations backup could be used to restore the files back. Even though people know that it’s important to backup their data, many do not bother. Only when they lose files they realize the importance of backing up the files. It’s just a few step procedures to backup your Windows machine data. You can back up your computer and create a disk image which allows you to restore your files in

How to Delete Contacts in Windows Mail?

Windows Mail is an email and newsgroup client included in Windows Vista. It is successor of Outlook Express, and was in turn predecessor of Windows Live Mail. This Windows mail comes as in-built into Windows and allows you to exchange email messages through multiple accounts. It offers many ways to keep all your data organized, such as having a folder for each email account, having a list of contacts etc. In case you have many unwanted contacts in your Windows mail account, then it offers few easy steps to delete them. Here are the easy steps that help you to

Best Way to Find Hidden Files and Folders in Windows

Hidden files in Windows are normal files but are made invisible. Actually there are two forms of hidden files, the files with “H” attribute are marked by user as hidden and files with “S” attribute are system files marked by OS to prevent the files from being edited by novice users. These system files can be made visible by sending request to the Microsoft OS.  It is also possible to find the files and folders that are hidden by the users. You might be exhausted of searching for those hidden files and folders on your system. However, the procedure to

How to Install a Sound Driver for Windows Vista?

A sound card is a device that processes audio information from your computer and sends it out to the audio devices such as speakers, headphones, microphones etc. Similar to your DVD drivers, video cards, USB devices and other hardware devices on your Windows Vista, even these sound cards require driver software (software components to communicate between OS and the computer). Typically the sound driver comes pre-installed on most Vista computers; if you are installing a new sound card then you would have to install a new driver. This can be done with the help of “Device Manager”. Fortunately installing a

Steps to create a Bootable Windows CD

I believe most of you would be aware that, in order to install Windows OS, one needs to boot the computer off of the CD. But, in case you have lost your Windows installation CD and you only have the files of a Windows CD as a backup copy, then what will you do? Unfortunately, these files are not simple files and cannot be simply burned into a new CD as it won’t boot. So, now what can be done? Don’t worry; there is no need to worry about such instances! Here is a perfect way using which you can

How to make Windows 8 faster?

Windows 8 is the latest version of OS introduced by Windows NT family. The new Windows 8 comprises many unique features and functionality that is totally different from all other versions of Windows OS. Despite holding all useful advanced features there are few factors that can possible slow down your Windows 8 performance. Let’s see what could that be and how we can overcome them? Remove Virus: Virus will enter your system and affect most of your systems files and folders and corrupts some of your system drivers too. This is one of the major reason why your PC slowdowns.