Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

The Best System Tweaker For Windows

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Windows users have a ton of system tweakers to choose from, but we love the Ultimate Windows Tweaker the most. It has a ton of different tweaks you can perform, it’s portable, super lightweight, and completely free.

Link: LifeHacker

BlueStacks Runs Android Apps On Your Windows PC

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Windows/Android: If you’ve ever wished you could test out Android apps before installing them on your device or just want to use the same apps on both your Android device and your computer, check out the free BlueStacks App Player.

Link: LifeHacker

Disguise Confidential Folders As System Folders In Windows

Monday, October 10th, 2011

There are many ways to protect your secret or confidential folders in Windows. You can either lock it with tools like LocK-A-FoLdeR, BuduLock and Freeware Lockbox or hide it using the Windows folder hide option. Another way is to disguise the folders to look like system folders. Disguise Folders is a nice freeware app for Windows which allows you to set your secret folders look like system folders. The app is portable and works with ease. You just need to select the folder to disguise and then select the system folder which you want to be disguised to.

Link: NirmalTV

Werfault.exe Takes Up 99% CPU Capacity

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

You can opt to turn the feature on or off here depending on your preference. If you want to use the feature, you can customize it according to your requirements.

  1. Go to Windows Error Reporting, open Control Panel.
  2. Click System and Maintenance, and then click Problem Reports and Solutions.
  3. Click Change Settings located in the left panel of the Problem Reports and Solutions window.
  4. Select an option to configure how you want Windows to look for a solution to your problems. You may allow Windows to do it automatically or ask you every time to check if problem occurs.
  5. Next, click the Advanced settings link.
  6. Select On or Off to configure whether you want to use Error Reporting or not.
  7. Click Change settings and choose the appropriate option to configure how you want problem reporting to be set for all users and programs.
  8. If you choose to use Error Reporting, then click the second Change settingbutton to configure how error reporting is set for all users. Here, you can choose from the following consent levels:
    • Ask each time a problem occurs – Windows Error Reporting will ask for permission before sending an error report
    • Automatically check for solutions – Minimal data is sent to find a possible fix. After consent is given, more data may be sent if requested by Microsoft.
    • Automatically check for solutions and send additional information if needed – Minimal data along with data that the application developer has indicated as a requirement is sent. This sent data does not contain any personally identifiable information. After consent is given, more data may be supplied if requested by Microsoft.
    • Send all data - All data is sent, no prompt required. This setting is configurable only in Group Policy.
  9. If you do not want certain executable files or programs to send error reports, you may create a block list. To do this, click Add in the Block list section.
  10. Browse through your programs and add them to the list.
  11. Click OK to save your settings.

Link: answers.microsoft.com