Speed up Windows XP by disabling unwanted services

on Sunday, July 11, 2010

There are many services which are running in the background when you use your Windows XP.  Each of them have their own importance and relevance.  But some services are not that useful for an average user.  Therefore, if you disable those services, you can have their share of processor speed and RAM space.  Services can be accessed by typing "services.msc" (without quotes) in the Run dialog box or by going to  Start ->Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services.  

The following are few of the services you can consider disabling.

Multiple Home Page in Firefox

on Saturday, July 10, 2010

It is possible to have more than one home page in Firefox.

Click on Options in the Tools menu.  In the 'General' tab, you will find options to change home page.  Add the websites you want to include in the home page separating them with the ' | ' (pipe) symbol.

For example, if you want to keep www.google.com and http://tricksntipcomputersninternet.blogspot.com, the home page should be configured as follows :-

Recover saved Firefox Usernames and Passwords

on Wednesday, July 7, 2010

FirePasswordViewer is a free software which can recover saved usernames and passwords in Firefox. 

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