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    • How to Uninstall DirectX

      How to Uninstall DirectX

      When DirectX was first introduced, it was marketed to people involved in the gaming industry. Those who develop all types of graphical computer software currently use it. DirectX is “backward compatible” software, allowing the user to install a newer version of DirectX and still be able to play games created for an older version of

    • 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

    • How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      How to Configure IIS to Host a Web Page

      IIS (Internet Information Services) is an easy to use web server from Microsoft. It is not installed on Windows XP Professional by default. However, it is installed when the user upgrades from Windows NT or Windows 2000 to Windows XP Pro. IIS can be installed as follows: Click Start, click Control Panel, and double-click Add/Remove

    • How to Open TCP Ports in Windows

      How to Open TCP Ports in Windows

      Opening TCP ports in Windows may be necessary for certain applications to run correctly. Each application may require a specific port to operate on. While a computer can and does open ports on its own, it may have to be done manually in certain situations. Here is a simple procedure. Step 1. Launch Windows and

    • How to Move, Rearrange, Add or Delete Tiles in Windows 8

      How to Move, Rearrange, Add or Delete Tiles in Windows 8

      Windows 8 introduced a revamped Start screen replacing the conventional Start Menu from previous versions of Windows. The new Start is built and designed on Metro UI. It makes use of square-shaped tiles which link to applications or act as widgets to show information. These tiles are flexible. They can be  moved around, rearranged, modified,

    • Dual Time Zone Clocks

      Dual Time Zone Clocks

      Time display is a feature that is already incorporated into the Windows operating system Task Bar. Although this clock is very simple to use, it is only set to a specific time zone and extra steps must be taken to switch over to a new time zone, even temporarily. There are some simple ways to

    • Understanding IIS 5.0 and IIS 6.0

      Understanding IIS 5.0 and IIS 6.0

      An Introduction to Internet Information Services (IIS) Microsoft’s integrated Web server, Internet Information Services (IIS) enables you to create and manage Web sites within your organization. It allows you to share and distribute information over the Internet or intranet. With Windows 2000 came Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0 which was basically the fastest Web server

    • How to Delete Deleted Files Permanently

      How to Delete Deleted Files Permanently

      Contrary to popular belief, deleting files from the Recycle Bin does not completely remove the file from the computer. Instead, deleting a file simply tells the computer that the memory it was using is no longer needed. When the computer needs the memory for other files, it overwrites the original information. However, until the file

    • How to Solve Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area in Windows

      How to Solve Page_Fault_In_Nonpaged_Area in Windows

      A page fault is an error known as the “0x50 Stop Error,” which occurs when a computer’s RAM requests a page of memory from the page file and does not receive it. Because the RAM needs the page of memory to continue running its current tasks, the CPU is forced to dump all of its

    • ExFAT


      The Microsoft Corporation in conjunction with Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) released the exFAT file system. The exFAT file system was produced in order to address the short comings of the FAT32 file system; specifically on portable media such as USB sticks or portable hard drives where NTFS file structure use is inappropriate. The

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