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Essential Software for Windows Vista

Essential Software for Windows Vista

You can control how you want Windows Vista to operate by installing a few essential software applications on your computer to help optimize and configure the operating system. The best way to get started is by downloading and trying out free software applications and utilities that are available onl
How to Use MIDI in Nuendo

How to Use MIDI in Nuendo

Nuendo is a powerful digital audio workstation (DAW) for recording and editing music. It supports a variety of Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) functions. Nuendo has a built-in MIDI sequencer for arranging MIDI note data. When coupled with a virtual studio technology (VST) instrument, thi
How to Repair the Registry for Server 2003

How to Repair the Registry for Server 2003

The Windows 2003 registry provides the computer with a storage place for hardware and software settings. Each time you boot the computer, these settings are loaded into memory. If the registry corrupts, you receive error messages. You repair the registry by importing a saved backup into the Windows
How to Extract the Boot Image From a Bootable CD

How to Extract the Boot Image From a Bootable CD

If you want to burn multiple copies of your boot CDs, or alternatively want to use another medium to boot from (such as an external hard drive or USB flash drive), then you will need to make a boot image. A boot image is a disc image of a boot CD. You will need to download a disc image creation tool
How Do You Check Your Favorites in Windows Explorer?

How Do You Check Your Favorites in Windows Explorer?

Favorites are websites that you bookmark so that you can access them quickly whenever you want to. When you add a web page to the favorites list, you can launch it quickly without typing the URL address. On Windows operating systems, bookmarked websites are stored in the favorite's folder where you
How Do I Enable Task Manager in XP?

How Do I Enable Task Manager in XP?

Task Manager is a helpful tool included in Windows that allows you to observe the running processes, CPU usage and opened programs on your computer. Enabling Task Manager can be accomplished two different ways. Once Task Manager is enabled and opened, you can click several tabs to troubleshoot any k
How do I Convert Movies to Put on a Windows Mobile Phone?

How do I Convert Movies to Put on a Windows Mobile Phone?

Many phone manufacturers, including LG, Samsung and Motorola offer phones that use the Windows Mobile operating system. Windows Mobile contains multimedia features, such as video and music playback, in addition to Web apps like Twitter and Facebook. In order to play your videos on Windows Mobile dev
How to Add RAM to an HP Pavilion

How to Add RAM to an HP Pavilion

One of the most important components in your Pavilion laptop computer is the memory module, a rectangular chip accessed via a compartment on the bottom of the computer. Without this memory module your computer would not be able to operate. If your computer is running a little slower than usual, you
How to Make a Render Scene

How to Make a Render Scene

If you are working in a 3D application like Poser, Daz Studio or Vue Infinite, you will be involved in the process of rendering. Rendering is a process in which the application you are using creates a realistic representation of the scene based on its calculation of how the models and props in the s
How to Use Windows Excel for Landlords

How to Use Windows Excel for Landlords

Real estate can be an excellent investment, but if you are to be a successful landlord, you need to track every expense. Tracking your income and expenses accurately will also make filing your taxes easier and less stressful. Fortunately, Microsoft Excel is one of the most powerful tools landlords h
How to Run Outlook XP in Windows Vista

How to Run Outlook XP in Windows Vista

Outlook XP, also known as Outlook 2002, is an application that comes with the Microsoft Office XP Suite. Outlook XP allows you to create, send and receive emails without requiring the support of a Web browser. If you have installed Office XP on your Windows Vista computer, you can immediately run Ou
Windows 64 Bit Issues

Windows 64 Bit Issues

64-bit systems can use more RAM, but they have their own issues as well.computer memory image by Horticulture from Fotolia.comWindows 64-bit was first introduced with Windows XP, and with every iteration of Windows since then, its support has grown. There are many reasons to get the...
How to Install a Squawk Box

How to Install a Squawk Box

SquawkBox helps to elevate your Microsoft Flight Simulator experience to the next level by integrating real-time communication with real-world air traffic controllers. You can use text and voice to communicate with live controllers as you go through your virtual flight routine. SquawkBox also downlo
How to Make a 3.5 Disk Startup

How to Make a 3.5 Disk Startup

The 3.5 inch floppy disk, much like the 5.25 inch floppy disk, has gone the way of the dinosaurs on modern computers, but older computers still equipped with a floppy disk drive can benefit from its inclusion. The primary use of a 3.5 inch floppy is to create a bootable disk for your computer operat
French Restaurants in Phoenix, Arizona

French Restaurants in Phoenix, Arizona

Fine dining opportunities abound in Phoenix.Finger food - finger food pieces at Mediterranean wedding image by FotoWorx from Fotolia.comPhoenix is known as a large metropolitan area and there is plenty of activities available for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Phoenix hosts several...
How to Register Msvcr80.Dll

How to Register Msvcr80.Dll

DLL, or Dynamic Link Library, files contain programming language that can be used by the Windows operating system and third-party applications. Instead of including the same code in programs over and over again, the developers make applications compatible with DLL files. Msvcr80.dll, for example, is
How to Add a Shortcut to the Group Policy in the 2000 Active Directory

How to Add a Shortcut to the Group Policy in the 2000 Active Directory

The Group Policy Editor is a Windows built-in utility that is frequently used by system administrators to control security and functionality settings for all workstations on a network. Although this utility can be access through a "Run" command line, a shortcut can be created. Creating a Desktop sho
How to Configure a VPN in Windows Mobile

How to Configure a VPN in Windows Mobile

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a means to communicate with a central office or location by using a secure Internet connection. Accessing a VPN with a Windows Mobile device requires having the client software installed and set up first on your home or office computer, then on the Windows Mobil
How to Remove Checkdisk

How to Remove Checkdisk

When your PC computer believes that your startup hard disk has become damaged and needs repair, it will automatically load the Checkdisk utility program when you boot up the Windows operating system. If you are confident that your hard drive is not damaged, you can remove Checkdisk and keep it from
How to Edit Winload.Exe

How to Edit Winload.Exe

In Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems, the Windows boot loader is designated by the "winload.exe" file. Winload can be edited in the command line via the Boot Configuration Data Editor. The Boot Configuration Data Editor tool shows a text-based list of your winload.exe details. To edit th