Thursday, February 26, 2009

Vista runs very slow

If your windows vista runs very slow I mean it takes time to open even my computer and other folders. then you can do the following things ---

1) make sure that there are less files in the folder if there are many then you pack them in folder.
2) you should have some space free in the hard disk 10% at least.
3) run de-fragmentor as it helps hard disk run faster.
4) one trick to make explorer run faster is that you set the priority of explorer process to high click here to know how to do that.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Firefox starts very slowly

Mozilla firefox takes so much of time to start. here is a easy solution.
1. start firefox
2. start task manager
3. go to process and
4. then to firefox process in the processes tab.
5. right click and set the pririty to high.
6. and then close the firefox and start it again you will see the difference.

only problem is you have to do it every time you start your computer.
you can do this to any other program as well.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

How to manually install vmware tools in guest windows operating system

If you can not install tools directly go to installation directory of the vmware and find windows.iso file and mount this in guest operating system and install the tools.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Change default directory for Google Talk Received Files in vista

If you need to change the default directory of the Google talk received files in vista then Google doesn't help you. There is a trick you can change your default my documents directory.
Follow the steps below-
1) Go to C\users\my username.
2) Then right click on documents folder.
3) Choose Properties.
4) Switch to Location tab.
5) Click on move and choose the other location where you want your gtalk received files to be.
6) Give the answer to the dialog box comes and you have done your job.