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How to reduce size of the photos in emails

Windows has a in-built feature of providing option for reducing sizes of the photos before sending them in a email as a smaller version. This would reduce the recipients time taken to download those images if they have a low speed internet connection. You can do this by selecting the photos that needs to be […] Read More

Auto launch Outlook at Windows Startup

Lot of office users would like to start their day by reading their emails. Configuring Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 to automatically launch at Windows startup would definitely benefit these users. This can be done by adding Outlook to the Startup option available as part of the Start Menu.This requires the following two stepsCreating a […] Read More

How to enable telnet command on Windows 8 and Windows Vista

Are you receiving an error message when trying to execute telnet command on Windows 8 or Windows Vista? “Error message - ’telnet’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file”. This is because the telnet client has not been installed on your Windows 8 PC. You can fix this […] Read More

How to quickly shutdown or restart Windows 8

One of the notable feature missing on Windows 8 is the start button. Previous windows users will find it difficult to quickly shutdown Windows 8 using the Start button. We had already covered the steps for shutting down Windows 8 using the PC Settings. Listed below are some of the easy ways to shutdown or […] Read More

How to create a folder shortcut in Windows Desktop

If you are regularly accessing a windows folder for your work then you can create folder shortcut and place it on the desktop. This would reduce the extra steps required to access the folder using the Windows Explorer. Go to your Windows Desktop and right click on the desktop. This would display the following menu […] Read More

How to change user account name in Windows

Windows users can change their account display name using the option available as part of Control Panel. You can try this out to have attractive display name on home computer. Listed below are the steps to change the account display name in Window 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Windows users can access Control Panel […] Read More

How to change command window font in Windows

The default fonts available for Command Window in Windows Operating systems are Lucida Console and Raster Fonts. Listed below are steps for changing the command window default font in  Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. For this demo let us try to change the font to Consolas. Launch Registry Editor and add the following […] Read More

How to view the System information in Windows

Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows 7 have utility called Msinfo32.exe and this provides detailed information about your system. The System summary includes Hardware Resources, Components and System Environment. To access this utility you need to type in msinfo32.exe in the run command and press enter. Using this utility the system information can be exported […] Read More

How to free disk space in Windows PC

Windows operating systems offers in-built tools for freeing up disk space. This tool can be accessed by navigating to Control Panel -> System Maintenance -> Administrative Tools -> Free up disk space. After selecting the drive and on clicking OK, the following dialog would be displayed and then the Disk Cleanup dialog box would be […] Read More

How to enable auto logon on Windows

This tutorial provides step by step instruction to enable auto logon on Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Auto logon feature can be enabled for Windows 7 by using User Accounts. The User Accounts window can be accessed either by opening control userpasswords2 using the run command or by typing netplwiz in search programs […] Read More

How to create a password reset disk in Windows

Windows Operating System has a feature for creating a password reset disk for specified user account. Using this you can logon to your computer if you have forgotten the password for this User Account. This can be done using the Create a password reset disk option available under Windows Control Panel. Listed below are the […] Read More

How to use checkbox for selecting items in Windows Explorer

Windows system allows users to use check box for selecting items in Windows Explorer. This is a new feature introduced in Windows Vista and Windows 7. You can enable this feature using settings available in Folder options. Click the Control Panel and select Folder Options from the list. In the Folder Options window, navigate to […] Read More

How to unhide desktop icons and shortcuts on Windows

This is a short tutorial about how to unhide desktop icons and shortcuts on Windows Operating system. If you are finding your desktop empty and don’t see any desktop icons or shortcuts then probably you can try the below mentioned options. Right click on the Desktop, then navigate to View menu and select Show Desktop […] Read More

Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 on Windows Vista

In this tutorial we will be covering how to uninstall Internet Explorer 9 on a Windows Vista system. If you have problems with IE 9 or you want revert to the previous version of Internet Explorer for your work then you can uninstall IE 9 using options available as part of Windows Control Panel. Click […] Read More

Windows Run Commands

In Windows, we generally use the command prompt dialog to control all the properties and functions of Windows based applications. This makes the process faster and easier. The Command Prompt is fairly harder environment to work in, but with practice, they will get simpler. Here are some handy Run Commands which help us work faster […] Read More

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