I recently flew from San Francisco to Montreal and, for five blissful hours, I was disconnected, completely unreachable. Now, understand, I am gadget man. I write about technology for a living and people are always asking me to empty my pockets. There’s usually something curious in them, like a dog translator or a wireless sniffer. […]
Tips and Tricks
This is a continuation of the article called "Hate Windows XP? Wipe it out!" Since you have NTFS as a file allocation system on your hard drive, and you need to revert back to FAT32, here’s what you need to do: In order to remove the NTFS file system, you will need to reformat your […]
Drag your My Computer icon to the side of your desktop. It turns into a tool bar with your floppy disk, your hard drives, your CD-ROM drivers, and whatever peripherals you have. To make it cleaner and prettier, you can right-click on it, and uncheck Show Text and Show Title. You can even make it […]
Question: How can I make Windows XP run better? Answer: Run down this FAQ and we’ll show you a bunch of tricks and tips to make Windows XP run better. There’s also a program that will do it for you. Check out PC Bug Doctor. Question: Anything I should do before I start this optimization? […]
Find out about different programs on your system. Search for a file called msinfo32.exe. It lets you see a bunch of information about different applications. I also recommend a very useful freeware program called Belarc Advisor to find out what is on your system. You can find it within TechnologyTips’s Software Library here.