Oct 4 2008

Disable the Startup Sound in Vista

When Vista starts up you hear the lovely startup sound, but what if you’re in a situation where you would rather not hear it like a classroom or maybe someone near you is sleeping and you don’t want to bother them. Sure you could just turn down or mute the volume but its easy to […]

Sep 27 2008

Get a List of all Installed Programs in Vista from your Command Line

Here’s a quick way to list all the programs installed on your computer using the command line interface. You can also export the list to an HTML or text file for printing. The first thing we need to do is open a command Prompt. Please visit our new site at The3List Why Do Bad Things […]

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Sep 21 2008

Use Shell Folders in Vista to Quickly Navagate to System Folders

Remember the last time you needed to access one of your system folders, maybe your Music or Pictures or any other system folder. You had to click Computer then navagate through all that mess of folders untill you found the right one. Well here’s a way to quickly get to any system folder. Just click […]

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 […]

Sep 6 2008

Scan Your Vista Computer for Software Vulnerabilities with Secunia PSI

The Secunia PSI is the FREE security tool that is designed with the sole purpose of helping you secure your computer from software vulnerabilities, and it works great. Software vulnerabilities affect all applications installed on your computer, from the Operating System down to your email client, office application, instant messaging, and so on. What are […]


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