There might have been several occasions where you couldn’t get access to your PC. Maybe because it’s an old PC and you forgot the password. Or if someone accessed it and changed the password just to trouble you. Anything can happen these days. And you are stuck in a situation where you can’t access the important files that are on the computer thanks to a password that you forgot. At a time like this, you will search … Read more
Some might like the clickies of a tactile switch and some might not. I myself like the clickies, the louder the better, those around me like my wife, not so much. In this review I am reviewing the Blue Keys. Today I will be reviewing the Cougar Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (AttackX3-4IS). Let’s start off with some of the features and specs of this keyboard. Features and Specifications 108 keys Guaranteed lifetime of at least 50 … Read more
Searching for stuff on Windows 7, Vista and XP with the default search settings is often a nightmare! Add to that the indexing service that slows down your PC drastically. On top of all that, another GHOST SEARCH bug has cropped up many times over the years without any working solution. Automatic Google Chrome Find and Windows Explorer Search Problem: I recently got a new laptop: HP PROBOOK 440 G2 Notebook PC. Without installing any … Read more
Microsoft Windows 8 has been widely criticized for not having classic Windows features like the Start Button and Start Menu. While the latest version of Windows includes a comprehensive Start Screen with customizable shortcuts and a nifty search feature, loyal Windows users who have been using the decades old interface features have been complaining quite loudly across the web. As for the previous Windows versions like XP, Vista and 7, several UI tweaks are being … Read more
Have you ever had to re-install Windows on your PC? Did you wait until you needed them to download supporting programs like drivers, antivirus applications, document readers and media players? Waiting too long without an antivirus program might severely endanger your PC, and not having other programs might inconvenience you a lot. How about I give you a master list of all essential software programs for a new Windows OS installation? All you would require … Read more
Are you still calling the Windows 8 UI the Metro UI? After a lot of name juggling for the revolutionary Windows 8 user interface, rumor has it that Microsoft has finally come up with an un-original and un-inspired winner – the Windows 8 Interface. Following much hue and cry over trademark issues with Metro Group, which is apparently a business partner too, the rumored name marks a dull conclusion. Be it an intentional ploy to … Read more
Microsoft Windows 8, the latest installment of the most popular OS worldwide, brings about highly revolutionary changes in personal computing. Some changes, like securing low-level processes and cloud integration, have been lauded while others, like offering identical interfaces for tablets and desktop/notebook PCs and highly controlled app marketing through Windows Store have been vehemently denounced. While it remains to be seen whether the few early protests will be echoed by the millions of PC users, … Read more
Microsoft has announced four different editions of Windows 8, targeting new and basic PC users, professionals and advanced PC users, mobile and tablet PC users and IT business-specific users at the same time. These 4 versions of Windows 8 are based on differences in OS features. In addition, Microsoft has announced the availability of region-specific editions, beginning with China. Apparently, Windows 8 will be offered at cheaper prices in China to counter the rampant software … Read more
Have you wondered about what browsers and OSes Dragonblogger.com’s visitors use? Which Windows version is the most popular? Top 5 web browsers: Top 5 Operating Systems: Here are the stats for Windows versions: Global OS and Web Browser Popularity Stats: TOP Operating Systems (OS): Microsoft Windows: The most popular OS of all, and for quite some time now, Windows has had mixed feedback in the past decade, with Windows XP shadowing all OSes for most … Read more
Have you been wondering: Do I need to upgrade my PC hardware to install and use Windows 8? The answer is NO, if you are currently using Windows Vista or Windows 7. According to Microsoft, Windows 8 can run on any PC that is using Windows 7 currently. And for Windows 7, the computers running Windows Vista were good enough. So, clearly Microsoft has been working overtime to make Windows more resource efficient. That’s very … Read more
Quite contrary to the situation with Windows Vista and Windows 7 in 2008, Microsoft faces the challenge of promoting Windows 8 for its fast approaching commercial release while not affecting the rising sales of Windows 7, its most successful OS till date in terms of sheer volume. While it was tough enough getting people to try and switch over to Windows 7 after the disappointing experience with Vista, it is expected to be even tougher … Read more
Most of these tips for conserving laptop battery life are applicable for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 users as well as Mac and Linux users.
Increase your Windows Internet connection speed while it is doing Windows updates.
Taking a Screenshot in Windows in Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Sharing a printer in Windows XP or Vista so that Unix or Ubuntu can print to it.
Removing your Windows XP installation is a natural sequel to installing Windows XP on a SATA Hard Disk
This is the third post in the “How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk” series. Unless you have read the previous posts, please go to: How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 1 How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 2 After you have setup the BIOS for installing Windows XP, Power on your computer Insert the Windows XP CD/DVD Proceed to install Windows XP It should … Read more
This is the second post in the “How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk” series. Unless you’ve read the first post, please go to: How to Install Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk Part 1 Make sure you have 2 hours of undisturbed access before proceeding. FORMATTING THE HARD DISK : You need to format your hard disk completely before installing Windows XP, because by default, in all computers bought after say 2006, … Read more
Installing Windows XP on SATA Hard Disk