Posts tagged ‘Windows’

Installing IIS on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Learn how to install IIS on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, and how to make it available from the Run command.

Removing Hidden System Shares

lthough, Windows helps you managing system shares via a great deal of tools and applications, it creates gidden shares for all your disk drives after you install a new fresh copy of Windows that are hidden and not accessible via these tools.

Does cleaning Prefetch offers more performance?

It has been always said that when you clean the folder %windir%\Prefetch you give your system and applications more performance.

Requesting Admin Approval at Application Start

User Access Control (UAC) is a feature of Windows that can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. UAC does this by asking you for permission or an administrator password before performing actions that could potentially affect your computer’s operation or that change settings that affect other users.

Advanced Control of UAC

User Access Control (UAC) is a feature of Windows that can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. UAC does this by asking you for permission or an administrator password before performing actions that could potentially affect your computer’s operation or that change settings that affect other users.

Changing the Windows Logon Screensaver

When you start Windows, you may be represented with the welcome screen, which prompts you to enter your username and password. If you leave the machine inactive for a specific time, the Windows logon screen saver starts. That screen saver is the Blank screen saver (Logon.scr) represents a blank black screen.

Windows Vista File and Registry Virtualization

Enabling UAC (User Access Control) feature in Windows Vista, Administrator users in Windows Vista, by default, don’t have administrative privileges. Every Windows process has two security tokens associated with it, one with normal user privileges and one with admin privileges. With applications that require administrative privileges, the user can elevate the application to run with Administrator rights. And that process called Elevation.