Windows Vista Support

  • Is Using Vista‚Äôs Hybrid Sleep Good for My Notebook?

    Curious about whether the new power saving modes in Vista are actually better for use on the desktop than on your laptop? Here we look at Vista's hybrid sleep mode and how hibernation and sleep are different from Windows XP.
    By Lamar Stonecypher July 13, 2010 

  • How to Customize a Vista Desktop

    You may have already come to realize that Windows Vista's desktop works a bit differently than its predecessors. Read on to learn how to get the desktop to look and act the way you want it to.
    By Tricia Goss June 28, 2010 

  • Using the Windows Vista Snipping Tool

    In past versions of Microsoft Windows, the Print Screen function allowed you to take a snapshot of the Window being viewed. While you can still Print Screen in Vista, you might just give it up after learning about the Snipping Tool.
    By Tricia Goss June 21, 2010 


  • How to Customize the Vista Start Menu

    The Windows Vista Start menu is a new and improved version of its predecessors, making it even easier to access the programs you want to use. Learn how to customize it even more, so that it better suits your needs.
    By Tricia Goss June 19, 2010 

  • Vista or XP: User Access Control Issues

    In this article we take a look at how Vista and XP differ in terms of User Access Control and PC Security Permissions. Helping you to further decide if it's time for an upgrade?
    By Daniel Barros June 9, 2010 

  • Stupid Pet Tricks with the Vista Taskbar

    Taskbars in Windows have been around about fifteen years now. We tend to use them without noticing them until they do something that annoys us. In this article we'll look at things we can do with the Vista Taskbar and what to do if notification icons...
    By Lamar Stonecypher June 4, 2010 


  • Setting up a Vista VPN

    If you need to connect your computer to another network, a virtual private networking (VPN) connection is just the ticket. A Windows Vista VPN firewall makes creating this type of connection easy. Read here the steps you need to walk through to...
    By Eric Stallsworth May 25, 2010 

  • How to Fix a BOOTMGR is missing error

    This article talks about the BOOTMGR is missing error, and what you can do to fix it in Windows Vista and Windows 7..
    By nightangel May 14, 2010 

  • Windows 7 - How to Connect to and Share Printers

    If Windows 7 cannot connect to printer, the solution is likely an overlooked step or a simple download. Learn how to connect to local or network printers in Windows 7.
    By Tricia Goss April 30, 2010 

  • File Synchronization in Windows 7

    By using the Windows 7 file sync tool, you can take network files and folders with you on your notebook or laptop, change them, and sync the files upon your return.
    By Christian Cawley April 28, 2010 
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