Thumbnails display image files as miniature versions of the actual images housed on your hard drive. The miniature images, once you have clicked on the image file, will appear on the right or left side of the menu, according to the Microsoft website. Changing the image files from regular size to thu
OverviewJustin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty ImagesService Pack 3( SP3), an update for the Windows XP Professional operating system, contains security, Internet browser enhancements and repairs to the previous Service Pack issued by Microsoft, Service Pack 2. The update is available...
Unlike some printers, the HP (Hewlett-Packard) 6310 does not have built-in wireless printing. Wireless printing happens over a home network via printer sharing. In order to disable the 6310 wireless printing, simply disable printer sharing. If you want to completely disable the printer, uninstall it
The Hallmark card virus refers to a computer virus that spreads through fake Hallmark email messages. These email messages state "Hello! You have received a Hallmark E-Card. To see it, click here." Of course, clicking on the link will redirect you to a malicious website which promptly downloads the
If you use a mouse to navigate Microsoft Office, you may find it easier to select text by double-clicking or triple-clicking your text.
IFO files are found on DVDs; they store important information about chapter markers, languages, subtitles and so on. If you plan on making a backup of a DVD using ripped VOB files, you will need an IFO file for it to work properly on a DVD player. The IFO file should already be with the VOB files fr
Netgear are one of America's largest router suppliers. All its routers now come with a software installation CD that automates the setup process. According to Netgear, setting up the wireless Netgear DGN2000 router should take no more than 15 minutes. Before starting, make sure you have all the info
Windows Vista does not automatically recognize the security certificates presented by Department of Defense and military websites. Users often are warned by Vista that the site's security certificate is not valid because the military reserves the right to monitor all usage of DOD-owned sites. Howeve
When unzipping files, you may find that it is desirable to extract to a different folder from the default. You can alter the directory options and redirect the folder to another location, including a removable hard drive, flash drive or memory card. You may also choose to create a new folder. Prior
Windows XP was released in 2001, with the XP standing for "experience." It followed Windows 98 and introduced a more user friendly graphic interface and new features. It later was replaced with Windows Vista and Windows 7, the current operating system, as of May 2011. However, many people still use
Restoring a computer to its original factory settings should be the last ditch effort in attempting to save a system that has been corrupted by viruses or defective programs. In the best case scenario, one would use the system restore CD that ships with new computers but often this CD is lost or the
Microsoft Windows Vista allows you to easily install Norton Antivirus 2007 on your computer. Norton Antivirus protects your computer from malicious viruses that can infect your computer either from the Internet or from infected CD or flash disks that you used on your computer. Some of these viruses
A Calculator program, previously featured at About Visual Basic, is reprogrammed using the VB.NET Queue object rather than conditional logic for more clear code, smaller code, and the elimination of bugs in the previous version. The VB.NET Stack object is also explained.
Microsoft Office Picture Manager is a tool included with Microsoft Office 2003 and later. With it, you can view pictures and perform basic edits such as changing the size and dimensions of a picture. Microsoft Office includes multiple ways for users to have the computer automatically detect problems
Windows allows you to reset your system to an earlier point if you change a setting or install a program that causes errors. Use the System Restore utility to turn back the settings of your operating system to a specific point in time. The utility uses restore points that are created by your operati
A wide range of programs start automatically during the boot process for most computers. In addition to common utilities that control volume levels, trackpad functionality, and video settings, installed applications such as Adobe Reader, iTunes, and Google Desktop may also launch during startup by d
Hotbar is a free toolbar that provides access to games, videos and other Internet content. It has brightly colored buttons and gives you the option to choose one of many different "skins" for Internet Explorer. It also displays targeted ads based on the websites you visit and is considered advertisi
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition allows files to have the "Hidden" attribute enabled. Hidden files are not visible when browsing the file system unless a setting change is made. Sometimes this setting is broken and must be fixed in the system registry. The options for hidden files are the same in W
The Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a free update by Microsoft that fixes common issues with the Windows XP operating system. With updates regarding security issues, bugs and other glitches, SP2 is designed to make your Windows XP experience a better one. If you don't have automatic updates set u