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How to Check the Processor in Ubuntu

How to Check the Processor in Ubuntu

Ubuntu is an open source operating system based on Linux. Ubuntu is freely available and may be downloaded as an ISO file from the Ubuntu download page. The Ubuntu operating system is stocked with features, including a System Monitor which allows the user to check the processor (CPU) in their comput
How to Use Snagit With Windows & Then Embed in Email

How to Use Snagit With Windows & Then Embed in Email

While Windows users can use the "Print Screen" button to take a snapshot of an image or window, using Snagit allows them to take it one step further. Some of the features of Snagit include the ability to resize and combine images, search for and reuse captures, edit captures by adding arrows and cal
How to Partition Ubuntu in Windows XP

How to Partition Ubuntu in Windows XP

The GParted partition tool that comes with Ubuntu lets you see, make, alter and even remove partitions. If you have extra room on your computer that you want to set aside for a new partition or desire to create another hard drive partition, you can perform this task with the Ubuntu version that come
How to View a PDB on a PC

How to View a PDB on a PC

PDB is a format used by Palm Pilot devices. This format can often have text inside that you can read. If you want to view a PDB file on your PC computer instead of on the Palm Pilot, you can do so using free software native to the Windows operating system. Doing it this way helps save you the need t
How to Change a Process Name on Windows Task Manager

How to Change a Process Name on Windows Task Manager

If a program listed in the "Processes" section of Windows Task Manager has a blank "Description" field, you can change the name of the process to help you better identify which program it is. To change the name of a process in Task Manager, you only need to change the name field displayed in the pro
How to Run a Disk Clean Up on Windows XP

How to Run a Disk Clean Up on Windows XP

When running the Microsoft Windows XP operating system on your computer, it's important to regularly complete maintenance tasks to keep your computer healthy. Removing large amounts of unnecessary and unused files to free hard drive space on your computer can be done with the Disk Cleanup utility. T
Photo Repair Software for Vista

Photo Repair Software for Vista

Windows Vista is an operating system released in 2007 by Microsoft for personal computers. If you plan to purchasing a photo repair program, you need one that is compatible with Vista. Photo repair programs help you fix blemishes or lighting problems with your photos; they also can recover lost imag
My HP Sound Card & USB Ports Are Not Recognized After Installing Windows XP

My HP Sound Card & USB Ports Are Not Recognized After Installing Windows XP

If you've installed Windows XP onto your HP computer and your sound card and USB ports are no longer recognized--and you know for a fact that they're working--the problem is that you don't have the proper drivers for them. A driver is a file that allows your operating system to identify and communic
How to Basic Troubleshooting Skills for Your Computer Problems

How to Basic Troubleshooting Skills for Your Computer Problems

The most basic principal of computer troubleshooting is KISS, otherwise known as "Keep It Simple, Stupid." Its purpose is not to demean but rather save the user time when the issue is small but easily overlooked, such as problems with power or loose cables. Often, a simple reboot will rectify proble
How to Enlarge Fonts

How to Enlarge Fonts

The extremely high resolutions that can be displayed by today's computer monitors are both a blessing and a curse. The default font size can appear too small for some, causing irritation and strain when reading on the computer for extended periods. Use your computer's accessibility options to enlarg
How to Reinstall Dell Software That Came With the Computer

How to Reinstall Dell Software That Came With the Computer

All Dell computer systems -- both laptop and desktop arrangements -- ship with recovery media. Which recovery discs your system has depends on the year it was produced and the original operating system. Some older Dell models have a "Dell Resource Disc" that contains the operating system, while newe
How to Get the Sound to Work on a T60

How to Get the Sound to Work on a T60

The ThinkPad T60 comes with built-in speakers on the laptop's case, enabling you to hear system sounds or any other audio from the computer. The computer's speakers are controlled by both the audio buttons on the computer's case, as well as the audio software in the computer's operating system. If t
How to Troubleshoot a Toshiba Qosmio

How to Troubleshoot a Toshiba Qosmio

Troubleshooting your Toshiba Qosmio laptop is a great way to familiarize yourself with your laptop while saving money that you would otherwise need to pay a computer-repair shop to perform the same procedures. Keeping your Toshiba Qosmio laptop out of the repair shop will also prevent you from being
How to Remove Wild Tangent Web Drivers

How to Remove Wild Tangent Web Drivers

The Wild Tangent Web Driver software is often included in many gaming and multimedia products. Although its purpose is to reduce the amount of bandwidth used and provide a richer gaming experience, it is installed without consent and collects system information. Disabling the Wild Tangent Web Driver
Installation for Grid Control 10.2.0.5

Installation for Grid Control 10.2.0.5

Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10.2.0.5, also known as version 10g release 5, is an enterprise monitoring and management console for Oracle applications. Grid Control manages databases, web applications, services and other Oracle software running on computers on the local network. Grid Contr
How to Determine USN Journal Size

How to Determine USN Journal Size

A USN journal is a file on your computer that keeps track of the changes that are being made to your hard drive. Every time a change is made, it is recorded within the memory of the USN journal. As more and more changes are made, the file gets bigger and bigger and can take up more space on your har
How to Set the Task Manager to Appear When Ctrl-Alt-Del Is Pressed in Windows 7?

How to Set the Task Manager to Appear When Ctrl-Alt-Del Is Pressed in Windows 7?

Unlike previous versions of Windows, the Task Manager takes a bit more work to access in Windows 7 than you may be used to. By default, when you press "CTRL + ALT + DEL," Windows 7 opens a list of options. At the bottom of that list is the Task Manager. With a few clicks, you can access the Task Man
How to Search Subfolders in Outlook 2007

How to Search Subfolders in Outlook 2007

Microsoft Outlook 2007 includes the Instant Search feature for finding email messages, contacts and other items. Instant Search does not search email subfolders by default. This option must be specifically enabled in the Instant Search settings. Once enabled Instant Search automatically searches all
How to Find a Microsoft Registry Key on My Computer

How to Find a Microsoft Registry Key on My Computer

The Windows registry is a hierarchical database containing information about your operating system. At the top of the hierarchy are registry keys, followed by registry subkeys and registry values. You may need to locate a Microsoft registry key to change a system policy or remove a computer virus. F
How to Edit Windows XP Startup Programs

How to Edit Windows XP Startup Programs

When your Windows XP system tries to boot too many programs at startup, it can cause waste time while you wait for your computer to fully start. If you close down programs that the computer automatically started, you are lose even more time. Windows XP has a built-in interface that allows you to tur