Sep 17 2008

A Quick Way to see if you’re Logged in as an Administrator or Limited User

With Vista making it a lot easier to run as a limited user, more people are choosing that option for its increase security. Now a few people have been asking if there is a quick way to tell if they are logged in as an Administrator or a limited user. Here’s a quick and easy […]

Sep 13 2008

How to Bulk Rename Files in Vista

When you have many files to rename it can be a pain in the butt to right click each one and choose rename, this happens mostly with your digital pictures you download from your camera. You end up with a folder of pictures all named something like IMG_0001, IMG_0002 or DSC_0001 depending on your camera, […]

Sep 7 2008

How to Disable Remote Assistance in Vista

For security reasons you may want to disable Remote Assistance in Windows Vista. When you do, you will be unable to send requests for remote assistance to other users. You can also disable Remote Desktop if you don’t need it while you are at it. Follow the steps below. At the end of the article […]

Aug 31 2008

Keep Vista’s UAC from Blanking out your Monitor

. When the User Access Control is invoked your monitor momentarily blanks out, this used to annoy the heck out of me. Microsoft calls it “Secure Desktop” and it is a security feature in Vista that prevents virus and malware from sending a “click” message to the secure prompt dialog, which basically means they can […]

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Aug 22 2008

Windows Vista Performance and Tuning

Microsoft? is offering a free download of their Performance and Tuning Springboard series. Its a 14 page document with many tips on improving the performance of your computer. Get it here Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen In 3″s.

Aug 17 2008

Add or Delete Items from your Send-to Menu

The Sent-To menu is accessed when right clicking a file or folder and gives you the opportunity send it to another place. Sometime this menu gets crowded with shortcuts and you may want to clean it up. Or maybe you would like to add a new folder to it. First you need to navigate to […]

Aug 9 2008

How to Schedule the Disk Defragmenter in Vista

Disk defragmentation describes the process of consolidating fragmented files on your computer’s hard disk. Fragmentation happens to a hard disk over time as you save, change, or delete files. The changes that you save to a file are often stored at a location on the hard disk that’s different from the original file. Additional changes […]

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