How to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve Windows performance

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In the past we have covered  many tools like sysinternal process explorer which lets you diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve Windows performance using the information obtained from the processes running on your  laptop or desktop. Today I will be talking about a excellent tool called Spotlight on Windows by Quest software which lets you do the … Read moreHow to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve Windows performance

Grab Genie Backup Manager Home 7 for FREE

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It looks like freebies have started raining again. Here we will talk about how to grab Genie Backup Manager Home 7 for FREE using a promo and thanks to Ashwin for notifying me. Even though, the latest version available is 8 but version 7 will be good enough for most of us if we are … Read moreGrab Genie Backup Manager Home 7 for FREE

How to reduce memory usage and free it from running applications

CleanMem1 - How to reduce memory usage and free it from running applications

Often i get emails or support requests at forum about either one application or other or the system with too much memory usage and resources or system getting slow and unresponsive. Today I will be talking about a small application which can free system memory from all applications running on your system and do it … Read moreHow to reduce memory usage and free it from running applications

Customise and Speedup Windows XP with Safe XP in just one click

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How many of you still love Windows XP just like me? I bet many of you are still to shift to Windows 7. There are loads of reasons which still makes us use XP instead of the latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 7. Anyway, today we will be talking about a small tool which … Read moreCustomise and Speedup Windows XP with Safe XP in just one click

How to edit files that require Admin privileges

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How often you get the error  that you require administrator privileges to change certain files or even access it? The reason, there are certain system files on your system which require adminstrator privileges to modify them so that they are not being tampered by some malware, viruses, trojans etc. But there are situations when you need to edit them. For me, most often I need to edit hosts file whenever I am testing something on some of my new domains which require sometime for DNS Propagation. I use hosts file to restrict the domain to my webhost server IP till the DNS propagation.

Today we will talk about two methods in which we can edit those system files.

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