If you are bored with your Windows 7 plain and simple startup sound and message, then this hack will add some spice and fun to your computer! Thanks to a small, little file you will be able to make your Windows 7 talk at startup and greets you with a nice voice, Windows 7 own synthesized voice!
Open your Windows Notepad.
Copy and paste the following text to Windows Notepad:
Dim speaks, speech
speaks=”Hi There! Write here what your Windows 7 will say at startup!”
speech.Speak speaks Continue reading…
The piracy prevention department at software maker Autodesk Inc. spends a lot of time on auction Web sites, looking for illegal sales of its products. One day two years ago, it began to notice that a vendor was offering an Autodesk $3,500 design program for $200 — over and over again.
Autodesk sounded the alarm, setting off an international investigation that led to the arrest of 26-year-old Ukrainian Maksym Kovalchuk, reputed to be one of the ring leaders of a worldwide software piracy and computer crime organization. Continue reading…
Although laptops and notebooks have very similar traits such as they are both portable and you can take them anywhere, there are some differences between both of them.
Let us start with notebook computers; notebook computers are designed to allow you to do computer work while on the go and still offer all the power mobile users require for entertainment as well as work. This type of computer usually is not cheap and your top of the line notebooks can be very expensive. Continue reading…
A lot of people have been confused when looking at the properties of a file, folder, or drive as the properties size and size on disk do not usually match each other. The value of size in the properties page indicates the actual size of the file while the size on disk indicates the number of bytes that it actually occupies on the hard drive Continue reading…
How To Use the Recovery Console on a Windows Server 2003-Based Computer That Does Not Start
Use the Recovery Console on a Computer that Does Not Start
NOTE: You must be logged on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group to perform this procedure. Also, if your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings may prevent you from completing this procedure.
To run the Recovery Console, follow these steps:
Configure the computer to start from the CD or the DVD drive. For more information about how to do this, see the computer documentation or contact the computer manufacturer.
Insert the Windows Server 2003 CD in the computer’s CD or DVD drive.
Restart the computer.
When you receive the message that prompts you to press any key to start from the CD, press a key to start the computer from the Windows Server 2003 CD.
When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press the R key to start the Recovery Console.
Select the Windows installation that you must access from the Recovery Console.
Follow the instructions that appear on the screen, type the Administrator password, and then press ENTER.
At the command prompt, type the appropriate Recovery Console commands to repair your Windows Server 2003 installation. Continue reading…