Install Windows on Your Netbook

Netbooks are getting popular these days. Netbooks are another form of Laptop which were originally designed to Access Internet and other small utility software, which does not require A lot of computing power and RAM. They are very Portable as size of netbooks vary from 5″ to 12″ and they weight about 1-3 Pounds (~1KG).

The basic idea behind developing netbook was carrying a computer which is light in weight and handy to use anywhere you want. They also Consumes less power and most of the netbook gives you a battery backup of > 3-4 hours. Netbooks typically run Windows XP and don’t use Vista as Vista is supposed to have a very memory consuming OS. But with the release of Windows you must be thinking of upgrading your netbook to Windows. But there comes the problem as Netbooks don;t have CD drive (to save space and make them compact) how to install Windows. There are 2 options – 1. You purchase a USB CD drive which can be plugged externally and used with your Netbook, 2. You hire some professional who own the necessary hardware to Upgrade the OS.

But we have a better solution for you. Here we giving you a easy tutorial, using which you can make your Pen Drive bootable and use that Pen Drive to Boot and install Windows…. All you need is a Pen Drive of 4Gb or more capacity and Windows installation files.

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Enable Verbose - Show Detailed Information While Windows Start

At times windows take hell lot of time to start or to shutdown. You are getting frustrated why it is happening but have no idea how to know about the reason. Well here is a registry hack which will tell you what windows was doing that took so long to start or shutdown…

By this registry hack you can get detailed information of what windows is doing during startup, Shutdown, Login or logoff. Activating this will slow down the windows further but as this shows detailed information about what it doing it will be good for troubleshooting purpose. It can also be handy for tuning so if you see any application or file takinga lot of time to load during startup you can remove that from startup. If it is a service you can set it to start in delayed mode (vista only).

I would recommend don’t use this setting turned on always, set it only when you want to troubleshoot as it further slow downs windows. Step to do it are explained below –

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Banish Spam, Scams And Pop-Ups In Windows

As mentioned elsewhere, prevention is often the best way of tackling many problems, and this is particularly the case when it comes to issues on computer security.

Pop-up windows that appear without warning can be evidence of spyware, while junk email that advertises all manner of nonsense can be offensive. Spam, as it is called, can be dangerous, too, as many such emails attempt to trick you into visiting websites used for fraudulent purposes. For example, they may pretend to be from your online bank or eBay, asking you to ‘confirm’ personal data such as your account number and password – a crime known as ‘phishing’.

Don’t worry, though; using Windows built-in defenses it’s easy to set up your PC against spam, pop-ups and scammers. This article will show you how.

Tip 1 – Most of Window defenses against the threats I have mentioned are switched on by default, but there’s no harm in checking. We’ll start with the anti-spam tool in Windows Mail, which is the new name for the built-in Windows email program that was called Outlook Express in XP. Open the program in the Start menu bar at the top of the screen. Select Junk E-mail Options from the list that appears. The main Options tab displays the program’s basic filters. The first option gives you the means of disabling all spam filtering – I don’t recommend this. The option set by default is Low, which filters out obvious junk mail with subject lines such as ‘free Viagra’ and moves it into the Junk E-mail folder.

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