It's possible for a system adminstrator to prevent access to the "Connections" tab in the Internet Options in Internet Explorer (which is also accessible from the Windows Control Panel). It's … [Read more...] about Solution for connections tab missing in Internet Explorer options
Information and articles about doing stuff in Windows
Microsoft Windows is the world's most installed operating system, used on desktop computers and servers all over the world. I have been using Windows since the Windows 3.11 days and have worked with most versions (Windows 3.11, Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7).
Although I currently use OSX as my desktop computer I also have Windows 7 desktop and laptop and a Windows XP netbook and also run XP virtualized for testing Internet Explorer.
This morning I came down to the office to check my email and my Windows Vista machine presented me with a nice blank screen. I leave it running all the time and have auto updates/reboots disabled so … [Read more...] about Windows Vista Black Screen After Login
It is possible on Windows to display the DNS cache from the command line. This can be useful for diagnosing DNS issues where an invalid or out of date DNS record might be cached. This post looks at … [Read more...] about Display DNS cache on Windows
Disclaimer: The steps outlined on this page may completely destroy networking on your computer or otherwise damage it beyond repair. I take no responsibility for any damage done to your computer if … [Read more...] about Reinstall TCP/IP on Windows XP
VMWare is virtual machine software that lets you run a guest operating system inside your operating system without having to reboot your computer. This article covers an error that can happen which … [Read more...] about VMWare Writelock Disk Error
If you have a firewall running you may not be able to connect to MSN Messenger or ICQ instant messaging servers. If you are using a personal firewall on your Windows PC (such as Kerio Personal … [Read more...] about Open firewall ports for MSN Messenger and ICQ