Dec 29 2007

Keep Vista From Asking For A Password After Resuming From Sleep Mode

If you use Vista’s sleep mode you know that when you wake from sleep mode you are prompted for your password, If you aren’t too concerned about someone else accessing your computer you can disable this feature. Here’s how. Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things Happen In 3″s.

Dec 26 2007

Add Take Ownership Of Files To Vista’s Right Click Menu

If you upgraded your computer to Vista or you are moving files to your Vista computer you may need to Take Ownership of those files. Update 12-27-07 From what I can tell this tip only applies to Vista Home Premium. I haven’t been able to get it to work in Ultimate yet. Here’s a simple […]

Dec 23 2007

Quickly Disable Or Enable Vista’s Aero Effect

Whether your video card isn’t quite up to the task to run Vista’s Aero interface or if you want the maximum power and resources available for gaming, video encoding or any highly demanding task, Here’s a way to quickly Disable and Enable Aero. To Disable: Right click on an empty area on your desktop. Select […]

Dec 22 2007

Another Quick Way To Shutdown Vista

Here’s another quick way to Switch Users, Log-off, Restart, Sleep or Shut down Vista. From your desktop press Alt-F4 and the Shutdown dialog box will popup, then user the drop down to choose your action. Bonus: To lock your computer Press the Windows key + L Copyright ? All Rights Reserved. Please visit our […]

Dec 21 2007

Entering Vista’s Task Manager

Task Manager shows you the programs, processes, and services that are currently running on your computer. You can use Task Manager to monitor your computer’s performance or to close a program that is not responding. If you are connected to a network, you can also use Task Manager to view network status and see how […]

Dec 19 2007

A Quick Way To Run A Command Prompt As An Administrator In Vista

When launching a command prompt from Vista’s start menu you need to right click cmd and choose Run As Administrator to elevate your privileges, But another way to accomplish the same thing is to do the following. 1. Click start Orb. 2. Type in cmd in the search box. 3. Press and hold down Shift […]

Dec 17 2007

Add 3D Pinball To Windows Vista

If you loved to play 3D Pinball on your XP computer you know by now that Microsoft didn’t include it in Vista for some strange reason. Well there’s good news it works just fine in Vista and it’s not hard to get it working as long as you have or know someone with a XP […]


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