Windows XP Remote Desktop: Everything You Need to Know

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

The idea behind using Remote Desktop is simple: wherever you are, if you have Internet access, you can work as if you were sitting at your home computer. This isn't a new idea, but it was given new life with the release of Windows XP Professional. Previous versions of Windows had ...

How to reinstall Windows without losing your data

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Over time, Windows loses stability. If you keep a computer for more than two years, at some point you're going to have to bite the bullet and reinstall Windows from scratch. But contrary to popular belief, you won't have to reformat your hard drive (with one exception, discussed below). The ...

Microsoft’s Really Hidden Files

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

There are folders on your computer that Microsoft has tried hard to keep secret. Within these folders you will find two major things: Microsoft Internet Explorer has not been clearing your browsing history after you have instructed it to do so, and Microsoft's Outlook Express has not been deleting your ...

Beginners Guides: Back up and Restore Data in WinXP

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

PCStats has published a guide about backing up data in Windows XP "Sure, if you've read our article on hard drive restoration you know that there are ways to recover lost data cheaply and easily, but this can lead to a false sense of security. What happens when a hard drive ...

What the DLL is That?

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

When a DLL is identified as the culprit of a system crash, the less troubleshooting-familiar users may have problems determining just what application or driver may be at fault. Google is a great way to find out all sorts of information about errors, but Microsoft has a great resource to ...