|Activate the Desktop|
The Active Desktop arrived six years ago, but have you used it?
Frank Charlton shows you how to add Web content to your desktop
Moving data between your old and new PC has never been so simple.
Paul Townsend shows you how with File and Settings Transfer Wizard
- Secure Windows and outsmart spyware
Our system security series digs deeper into firewalls, protecting Windows and outsmarting spyware.
- Converting to NTFS
Access more features by changing the file system that Windows XP uses. Just follow Paul Townsendís advice right here.
- Enter the Registry
Is the Registry designed to strike fear into mere mortals? Fearless Frank Charlton certainly doesnít think soÖ
- Enhance XPís Context menu
Power up that underused right-click menu with some nifty new commands. Frank Charlton is your trusty guide.
- Audio compression
Shrink your music to just a fraction of its original size. Frank Charlton wishes for something similar in real life...
- Get prompt results
Sometimes youíll have to perform system tasks using the Command
Prompt. Paul Townsend temporarily abandons the Windows GUI...
- Boost MS Office
Paul Townsend indulges in a little Registry editing and
enhances the performance of his Office programs.
- Boost Windows XP
Make use of built in tools and settings, says Paul Townsend and you
can make your system go a whole lot faster.
- Software tweaks
Use the Registry to change the configuration of your Windows applications. Youíre in safe hands as we show you how itís done.
- Stabilise Windows XP
Peace of mind can be yours with some useful advice from Paul Townsend on improving stability in Windows XP.
- 25 top AVG Anti-Virus tips
The Internet is invaluable, but itís also laden with
viruses. Mary Branscombe shows you how to say safe
easily with AVG.
- Network boosts
Speed up your Internet connection and improve network management at the same time, and for free.
- Video codecs
Why will your PC play some video files and not others? Itís all down to codecs.