Run Disk Check for Vista

Computers store all kinds of files and information that, for the most part, we are not aware that it is storing. From time to time we need to clean out some of this stuff in order to keep things working efficiently. To do a Disk Check, Microsoft has included a utility called Disk Cleanup to help us with our cleaning chores. Using Disk Cleanup can help your computer run faster and more trouble-free. Continue reading

Introduction to Windows Vista

Windows Vista is an operating system developed by Microsoft. It was made introduced to the public in January of 2007.  For some people who were running the previous operating system, Windows XP, Vista was a pleasant surprise, others were not so impressed with the fancy new look as they were put out by the pesky security features and  how long it took to load. Continue reading

WordPad Toolbar on Windows Vista

Windows Vista comes with a word processing software called WordPad.  Although there is no spell checker in WordPad, there are many other tools that can be used. Let’s take a look at the WordPad toolbar and find out the different features WordPad offers: Continue reading

How To Disable Pop Ups or Balloon Tips in Windows Vista

I really get tired of all these pop-ups and notifications; the little pesky things jump onto my computer screen like flies on my picnic food. I’ve tried swatting them and telling them they are not welcome, I’ve even turned some of them off in the control panel, but they just keep coming back. Well, now I have found the ultimate fly trap and I am going to share it with you! Click on Continue reading to find out how to disable pop ups from Windows Vista. Continue reading

Slide Show in Windows Vista

How to Make a Slide Show in Vista

Did you ever wonder how people got their own pictures to rotate on their computer screen? That is called a Slide Show and with Windows Vista it is really easy! All you need are pictures that you have downloaded from your camera to your computer and about 5 minutes! Continue reading