Here are some Microsoft products and web services that have impressed even some of the strongest critics of the Windows company.
The new Microsoft Windows is simpler to use, faster, and beautiful. With Windows, sharing files and printers on your home network is no longer a hassle. The built-in search lets you find documents, pictures, music, eâ€‘mail, and programs instantly.
RichCopy is a powerful file copying tool developed for internal use at Microsoft that can significantly improve file copy performance. It is also much faster than RoboCopy or the XCOPY command.
TinySpell is a simple spell checker for Windows that you can use on any application that does not have a native spell checking feature.
Folder Size is a freeware that adds a new column in your Windows Explorer to display the size of files as well as folders. For XP and Vista.
The Windows Key, normally tucked away between your left ALT and CTRL keys, is a very versatile key.
Learn how to reassign some of the keys on your computer keyboard to something more useful. For instance, you may control speaker volume using the Function keys or redefine Caps Lock as the Print Screen key.
While copying or moving a large number of files from one location to another folder in Windows, you may often encounter errors or warning messages saying the file you are trying to copy already exists in the target location.
Windows 7 has tweaked the way locked file error messages appear, by including the name of the application responsible for the lock.
Here is a simple trick Windows command to check how long your computer has been on.
If your Windows PC keeps getting slower and slower, it may be time to rebuild your computer and reinstall Windows from scratch. That it, you wipe everything clean, do a fresh installation of Windows and reinstall all software programs. Check these tips and checklist for rebuilding a computer.
Auto Delete is a simple application that automatically deletes files in a specific folder that are older than the specified time.
There’s another very interesting part of the I’m PC campaign where you may see your photograph on the Microsoft website or it may even show up on a screen in Times Square.
The Sysinternals team at Microsoft today released another useful software utility for Windows called Desktops to help people who run multiple applications at the same time.
You may feeling safe after tearing all those “secret” documents into tiny strips of paper using the shredding machine in the Office but wait, there’s a Windows software that can recreate the originals even from those torn noodle-like pieces.
Bug Shooting is an awesome screen capture program for Windows that is completely free and offers loads of features that are normally available only in commercial screenshot applications like SnagIt.
Download Windows XP SP3 installation CD on your computer from the Internet but if you are on a slow connection, Microsoft will ship the XP SP3 CD to your home for free.
Do software programs crash too often on your Windows Vista computer ? Find which software application are causing the maximum problems.
You can set up a keyboard shortcut in Windows to open the Windows Clock live window that displays both the current date and time.
As in Windows Vista, Window XP SP3 users can complete operating system installation without providing a Windows XP product key during a full, integrated installation of Windows XP SP3.