May 16 2008

Disable Highlighting of New Programs in Vista

Every time you install a new program on your computer it gets highlighted in the Start menu and the programs menu as a way to let you remember you installed it and haven’t run it yet. Here’s how to get rid of it if it bothers you. Please visit our new site at The3List Why […]

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May 10 2008

Sync Your Computers Clock to the Internet Via the Command Prompt

You can synchronize your computer clock with an Internet time server. This means that the clock on your computer is updated to match the clock on the time server, which can help ensure that the clock on your computer is accurate. Your clock is typically updated once a week and needs to be connected to […]

May 3 2008

How to Open A Command Prompt from the right Click Menu

Did you know you can open a command prompt from inside any folder in Windows Explorers right click menu. Just hold down the shift key when you right click and the “Open Command Window Here will appear“ Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen In 3″s.

Jan 29 2008

How To Keep Vista From Indexing Certain Files Or Folders

Sometimes it might be embarrassing to have certain files or folders showing up in Vista’s search results or maybe you just want to speed up the search results by excluding some files or folders. Here’s a way to keep Vista from indexing them. Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen […]

Jan 25 2008

How To Auto Hide Your Vista Taskbar

Here’s a quick tip on how to auto-hide your Taskbar. This one may seem too easy but a few readers have ask about it. Click the Start Orb and start typing Taskbar. Click Taskbar and Start menu in the results section. In the Taskbar properties, put a check mark in Auto-hide the Taskbar. Click Ok […]

Jan 20 2008

Setup The Number Of Logon Attempts In Vista For More Security

A great way to secure your computer is to setup an Account Lockout Policy in Vista. This way there will be only a certain number tries at your password before the account is locked out for a set period of time. I believe this tip will only work in Vista Business and Ultimate, but let […]

Jan 18 2008

View A Preview Your Documents In Windows Explorer

Windows Vista added a cool feature that lets you view your documents in Windows Explorer with out having to open them first. It works for documents,pictures,and videos. Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen In 3″s.

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