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How to Root the LG Optimus S

How to Root the LG Optimus S

The LG Optimus is supported by Google's Froyo Android operating system and accepts rooting instructions to give you access to advanced development modifications. In the past, rooting an Android device required advanced knowledge of the Android operating system, but in recent years developers release......[Read More]
How to Add JARs to a Bundle

How to Add JARs to a Bundle

A JAR file is a type of archive that is used for storing other files inside of itself. The file extension name "JAR" stands for "Java Archive." If you have a few JAR files that you want to compress and bundle into one place, you can do so by using native software in Windows that will put the JAR fi......[Read More]
How Do I Get the Product Key for Windows XP Professional?

How Do I Get the Product Key for Windows XP Professional?

If your computer came with Windows already installed, you probably didn't worry much about the Windows product key. However, if you need to reinstall Windows or want to move it to a different computer, you'll need to have your product key handy. There are a few ways to find it.......[Read More]
How to Make a XP Bootable Disk for Magic ISO

How to Make a XP Bootable Disk for Magic ISO

While many disc-burning applications with the ability to burn standard CDs or DVDs can be found online, most of those programs do not offer the capability of creating a bootable disc. Magic ISO, however, offers built-in tools for burning bootable discs, such as those for operating systems, like Wind......[Read More]
How to Restore a Missing Registry

How to Restore a Missing Registry

The Windows operating system has a startup repair module in the Recovery Console that fixes a missing or deleted registry. The Recovery Console restores the registry, and fixes any bootup issues you have from the registry's deletion. The Recovery Console is included with your Windows 7 installation ......[Read More]
How to Make My CD Autoplay in Windows XP

How to Make My CD Autoplay in Windows XP

Autoplay is a feature in Microsoft Windows that automatically plays media when it is inserted. The feature differs from Autorun, which automatically starts a program; Autoplay is reserved primarily for music and video.The Autoplay feature in Windows Vista or 7 is accessible through your ......[Read More]
How to Disable USB Ports in Windows XP

How to Disable USB Ports in Windows XP

When a USB device stops working or is suddenly not recognized by the operating system, it might be necessary to disable the USB port. Disabling and re-enabling the USB port resets hardware communications and may clear the problem without the need to reboot the computer. Disabling a USB port in Windo......[Read More]
How to Use the Windows Network Repair Command to Fix Default Gateway

How to Use the Windows Network Repair Command to Fix Default Gateway

Network connections require constant communication to ensure the pathway between devices stays open. Improper device configuration, loss of connectivity, poor wireless signals and the interference of other network adapters can cause your computer to lose its link to the default gateway. If your netw......[Read More]
HP Mobile Printing Is Not Working With Citrix

HP Mobile Printing Is Not Working With Citrix

Hewlett Packard (HP) mobile printing allows you to print photos and images from your mobile device on your HP printer in a wireless environment. Use a Citrix XenApp server for mobile printing. However, not all HP printers are supported in a XenApp environment. Incompatibility, outdated print drivers......[Read More]
How to Add a Tablet PC to Windows XP

How to Add a Tablet PC to Windows XP

You can add Tablet PC functionality within your Windows XP operating system. If you have disabled the tablet PC features, you will have to re-enable them. Tablet PC functionality is considered and optional component in the Windows XP operating system. Adding Tablet PC functionality to your Windows X......[Read More]
How to Share a Folder in Windows Vista 64-Bit

How to Share a Folder in Windows Vista 64-Bit

Windows Vista changed numerous things in the user interface, ostensibly to make them easier to manage. One thing changed was how to set up shared file folders. Two ways exist to specify file folder sharing. Sharing your Public folder means that everyone with an account on the computer can see the do......[Read More]
How to Remove A55-S106 BIOS Password

How to Remove A55-S106 BIOS Password

The Toshiba Satellite A55-S106 is a laptop computer designed for personal or business use. The A55-S106 is equipped with a basic input/output system, or BIOS, that manages many basic hardware settings. The BIOS can be password-protected to prevent unauthorized users from changing settings. If passwo......[Read More]
How to Install Windows XP on an HP Vista Laptop

How to Install Windows XP on an HP Vista Laptop

All newer computers will come with either a copy of Windows Vista or Windows 7, but there is nothing stopping you if you want to revert to a previous operating system with which you feel more comfortable. Without losing any laptop functionality, you can easily transfer your HP Vista computer into a ......[Read More]
How to Close the Chat Box in Facebook

How to Close the Chat Box in Facebook

Facebook is always adding new features and accessories for users. The social media site now offers users the ability to chat with other friends who are online. You can talk with more than one friend at a time and a chat box will open for each conversation. When you are done with the conversation, yo......[Read More]
How to View Contacts in Office 2002

How to View Contacts in Office 2002

The Outlook email platform is one of the tools in the Microsoft Office suite of products. A feature offered by the Outlook 2002 program is the ability to view and mange your email contact list. This contact list provides the data for Outlook's pre-population feature which suggests possible addresses......[Read More]
A Virtual Way to Run Cisco IOS on a Laptop Computer

A Virtual Way to Run Cisco IOS on a Laptop Computer

Cisco IOS is software that is used by network administrators to configure and troubleshoot Cisco network devices. Every Cisco device--routers, switches--comes pre-installed with the IOS. Yet. if there is a need to virtually configure IOS without having to buy a Cisco device, it is possible to downlo......[Read More]
How to Detect a Genuine Windows Copy on a PC

How to Detect a Genuine Windows Copy on a PC

You should find out if you are running a genuine copy of Windows if you are unsure for any reason. You may want to do this if you bought a used PC, are receiving notifications that your copy of Windows is not genuine or you installed Windows yourself and are not sure that the installation disk you r......[Read More]
How do I Increase Windows XP Speed?

How do I Increase Windows XP Speed?

Windows XP is a widely used operating system from Microsoft. A successor to Windows ME and Windows 2000, XP offered PC users new features and enhanced security system. Windows XP comes with a bunch a built-in tools that can optimize your computer's speed and performance. Using these tools, you can f......[Read More]
How to Replace a WinXP Product Key

How to Replace a WinXP Product Key

Microsoft offers many different software titles, and a product key is included with all of them. It is important to register your software to receive critical updates. Should you find yourself needing to replace the product key for Windows XP, you can do so easily by using the Product Key Update Too......[Read More]
Advanced Editing Options in Microsoft Office

Advanced Editing Options in Microsoft Office

By utilizing Advanced Editing Options in Microsoft Office, you can have greater control over text selection, styles, hyperlinks, and more.......[Read More]