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    • Error 1721

      Error 1721

      This is an error commonly witnessed when you try to uninstall a program using the "Add or Remove Programs" in Microsoft Windows XP. The message itself will read: "Error 1721. There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personal

    • DirectX

      DirectX

      DirectX, formerly known as the Game SDK, is a term given for a collection of Windows APIs (Application Protocol Interface) for easily handling tasks related to game programming on the Microsoft Windows Operating System. This set of development libraries for high performance games allows software developers "direct access" to the low-level functions of PC peripherals.

    • How to Turn off User Account Control

      How to Turn off User Account Control

      Microsoft designed the Windows User Account Control and deployed it on the Windows Operating System (OS) in order to prevent unauthorized modifications to critical settings or programs on a computer running the Windows OS. Microsoft deployed User Account Control since Windows XP, and has continued to update the application in newer versions of Windows (such

    • Understanding Network Protocols

      Understanding Network Protocols

      A protocol is a collection of specifications or rules for data packets that enable information to be sent over the network. Network protocols are designed for network communication. In order to understand the different protocols available and their efficiencies, lets first look at the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model. This is the standard model

    • How to Change the Font Color in Windows Explorer

      How to Change the Font Color in Windows Explorer

      While Windows Explorer is generally easy on the eyes, many computer users like to customize certain aesthetic features on their computer's operating system. One way to do this is to the change the font color in Windows Explorer. Here are some tips. Changing the font colors and even the font in Windows Explorer is extremely

    • How to Remove Task View Button from Windows 10 Task Bar?

      How to Remove Task View Button from Windows 10 Task Bar?

      Task View is a virtual desktop component of Windows 10. It is something other operating system have had for ages, but to have it in Windows eco system, one needed to get an additional app. Until Windows 10 appeared… Basically, task view is a tool that helps you overcome your physical limits in either number

    • How to Convert Word to PDF

      How to Convert Word to PDF

      Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format that the Adobe Corporation developed. It is used to easily transfer documents via the Internet. PDF files are protected from changes and retain a presentation’s exact elements, thereby avoiding problems like missing fonts or broken layouts. PDF files can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader, an easily

    • MSOCACHE

      MSOCACHE

      MSOCACHE (Local Install Source) is a setup feature that Microsoft deploys with Microsoft Office 2003. It is a hidden folder that is installed on the target computer’s local hard drive. It can occupy up to 290 Megabytes (MB) of space depending on the Microsoft Office programs that are installed on the computer. This feature eliminates

    • Group Policy

      Group Policy

      Group Policy gives users administrative control over people and computers in the user’s network. By using Group Policy, users can define the state of someone’s work environment once, then rely on Windows Server 2003 to continually force the Group Policy settings applied across an entire organization or to specific groups of people and computers. Group

    • Group Policy Terminology and Concepts

      Group Policy Terminology and Concepts

      What is Group Policy Group Policy is an Active Directory feature that provides the means for you to effectively and efficiently manage large numbers of computers. You can manage both user and computer configuration settings centrally, from one position of administration. You can define group policies as being a collection of user and computer configuration

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