Learning how to format windows xp used to be a task that was reserved for professional IT guys only. Even though I know how to format a computer, it took me a few goes to be comfortable with the process. However now days most computer users will try to repair their computer themselves and even […]
A path to a folder directory or a file name is a string of folder names where a particular file is located. For example the true path to my pictures is C:Documents and SettingsYour user nameMy DocumentsMy Pictures. Windows has a shortcut to it in your start menu however it is not always that easy […]
It is extremely frustrating when you right click on your Window XP desktop to get to the display properties and you cannot change your desktop background. This problem is very common and is most likely caused by a virus or some type of spyware that has altered your registry settings. When you try to modify […]
When you first get your computer you are supplied with a standard user account picture that is included with Windows XP. There are approximately 15 default user account pictures, however these can get a bit boring after a while so you will want to eventually use your own custom pictures. You can use almost any […]
What is screen resolution you say? It refers to the amount of pixels (little colored dots) you have on your screen. The most popular resolution nowadays is 1024×768. That suits a 17 inch monitor perfectly. However some people have a lower screen resolution like 800×600 which makes your icons and web pages look overly large. […]
Changing your desktop background is very easy. All you have to do is right click on your desktop and choose properties from the drop down menu. Here is a video to show how to change your desktop background and where to find the pictures to use.
Windows Xp has its own built in Cd Burning program that is available to use when ever you need it. All you have to do is put a blank cd in your drive and this box on the right will appear. Choose to open writable CD folder using Windows Explorer. Then all you have to […]
This is a handy little trick that I recommend for every computer user out there when you need to create a shortcut to desktop icon. Clicking on the show desktop icon will minimize every window that is open to show your desktop. How great is that? But when the desktop shortcut is missing it can […]