Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

Speed up your PC

Remove Spyware and Viruses:
Spy ware and viruses are leading causes of computer slowdown.
Update and run your spyware and virus software every week.
Malware byte is one suchsoftware which is freely available for download.
Once the application isdownloaded from the web install it on your PC and run a Quick Scan.

Defragment Your Computer:
Click start, again, thenclick run.
Type,"dfrg.msc" in the text field.
Click Defrag to startit.

Perform a disk clean up:
Click start in thebottom left corner, then click run.
Type,"cleanmgr.exe" in the text field.
Press "okay".This can take a while if you have never done it

Make Windows Load Faster:
Click Start, and thenRun. Type in 'msconfig' and pressenter.
Click on the BOOT.INItab at the top.
Over to the right therewill be a box labeled Timeout with 30 in it.
Change 30 to 3.

Speed Up Processing Time:
Turning off the fancyWindows XP desktop background will noticeably increase the speed of yourcomputer. Using any picture that is nota default option will considerably reduce the system performance.
Right Click on yourdesktop. Then click on properties.
Click again on Desktoptab and choose any default windows background.

Set Page file size:
Go to Start, (Settings),Control Panel, and System.
Go to the advanced tab.Click the Settings button under Performance.
Now switch to thisadvanced tab, and click on 'Change' under Virtual Memory.
You will see the'Initial Size (MB)' and the Maximum Size (MB)'. Change 'Initial Size' to thesame value as 'Maximum Size. Click on Ok then Apply and then ok twice.

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wel i hawe bought a brand new hp probook 4701s nad a day after i bought windows 7 while instailing it shows me that there is a problem in 0x80070075 can you please help me there was no windows instaild on that laptop

Please note that irreparable injury could happen to your computer if 0×80070075 is left alone and not repaired straight away.
0×80070075 Resolution To restore this issue, download and setup all of the software programs applications listed below. These have been especially created to help repair the 0×80070075 issue;
  1. Get Microsoft Windows Software Update – refreshes the device drivers that manage your machine.
  2. Download 0×80070075 Repair – helps fix 0×80070075 on your system.
Typically, 0×80070075 issues will be caused by spyware and adware or virus bugs, so it is sensible to use a removing program like the one under, to remove any spy ware infections.
  • Get Spyware Remover – scans and erases all spyware and adware, malware or viruses in your computer.
To begin the installation, once you have selected the hyperlink above, a brand new window should appear with several options on it. Click Open or Run this program from its present position. Or to save the program to your computer for installation at a later time, click on Save or Save this program to hard disk.
Once put in, run every application by urgent its scan/update button. Once the scans are carried out, you’ll be able to let the programs repair the 0×80070075 problem.

Aug 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to remove Trojan JS/Exploit.CP

The first thing that you should do is to get rid of any malware on your PC. You should download and install Malwarebytes, it is a very powerful free anti-malware program that does just what it says it does, remove malware and it does it exceptionally well. You can download Malwarebytes from here;


After you have installed Malwarebytes update it by selecting the update tab and then check for updates, after you have updated Malwarebytes then select the scanner tab and then run a Full scan for the first scan.

You should run a quick scan with Malwarebytes whenever you are done using the internet, update it first then run a quick scan, The free edition of Malwarebytes does not auto-update or auto-scan you have to do it manually, but that is really trivial compared to how well this program works. If any malware shows up running a quick scan, then run a full scan after the quick scan completes, that way you purge it out of your PC completely.

Also, if your security program, anti-spyware/anti-virus, program is not protecting your system very well then you should download and install AVG-Free Edition, this is another very good program that does what it is supposed to do, remove spy-ware, viruses, and worms. You can download AVG-Free from here;


You can set when AVG will check for updates, and when to do a system scan in tools, advanced settings, schedules. Usually you would want to set it up to run when the PC is not being used (usually in the middle of the night).

Also, you should not have more than one anti-virus/anti-spy-ware program installed on your PC or it may cause a conflict and use up resources unnecessarily, If your security is not protecting your PC remove it from your PC by going into add or remove programs in the control panel.

Also, you should know that malware and spyware/viruses are not the same, AVG does not remove malware, and Malwarebytes does not remove spy-ware, viruses, or worms.

You can also help protect your PC from connecting to known rogue web sites by downloading and installing SpywareBlaster, it does not scan for anything and it does not remove anything, it only prevents you internet browser from connecting to known rogue web sites. You can download it from here;


Make sure that you update and enable all security in SpywareBlaster. Check for updates about once a month, and be sure that you enable the new updates.

May 01, 2010 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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desktop gone blank after installing avira

try pressing F8 at startup and press last known good configuration.

Apr 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Computer Problems

virus/spyware/malwares and all sort of those stuff are really a pain in the neck. for it to get removed will really require alot of programs and to say at least 16 hours and yet not guarranteed to be totally free. best option>
do a clean reinstall. after the clean reinstall do a flea power (unplug your computer from the wall socket and press the power button to drain any information in the memory that could still be hiding.)

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