Windows Client OS

Add Context Menu Search Back to Vista SP1

by Daniel Petri

Microsoft has recently published the KB 941946 article outlining changes to Windows Vista's desktop search in SP1. Windows Vista SP1 allows the user to change their default desktop search provider from the built-in Windows Desktop Search that ships with Windows Vista to another 3rd party desktop search provider. Because of Microsoft's effort to prevent a… Read More

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    Windows XP Right-Click Bug

    by Daniel Petri

    In Windows XP, when I right-click a file or folder, sometimes my CPU goes up to 100%. Why? MS KB Article 819101 has more info: In Windows Explorer, when you right-click a file or folder, you may experience any of the following behavior: Any file copy operation that is occurring at that time may appear… Read More

    Add Logo and Support Information to Vista

    by Daniel Petri

    As you may remember, in my "How can I change or add OEM logo and information on my computer?" article, one could easily add support information such as manufacturer information, support link and other information, plus a small image of the manufacturer's logo. This information was inserted by manufacturers that sold pre-installed computers and laptops,… Read More

    Windows Client OS Tips & Tricks

    by jhemphill

    This page contains a collection of tweaking tips & tricks, articles and how-to guides, all related to Windows operating systems. Further Reading: Other articles might fit into the Tweaking, Installation and Security sections, so make sure you look there too.