Wednesday, May 31, 2006

How to install Windows Vista Beta 2

Before installing Vista Beta#2,kindly go through the following KB Article:-

Saturday, May 27, 2006

Windows Vista Training In Singapore

I am right now in Singapore,attending training on Windows Vista.
Topics covered during the session:-

Welcome To Vista Lab
MVP and Community
Get Ready For Vista
Desktop UI and design
Office 2007
Internet Explorer 7
Windows Client Community Rountable
Digital Media/Media Player
Text To Speech
Desktop Deployment
Vista Security

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Vista#5381 Installtion

This is the latest build released by Microsoft.It supports upgradation (from Windows XP/XP MCE etc),porovided if there is the latest service pack installed.
I have clean installed it last night on my test machine.The installation time has been reduced.In my case it took just an hour to complete.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

How Do I clear Google Toolbar Search History?

Click on Google logo on the toolbar and from the drop down menu Select the "Clear Search History" option.

If you want to completely disable your Toolbar's search history:-
Click the "Options" button on your Toolbar and un-check the box next to "Drop-down search history."

If it's version 4:-
During searching an item when your drop-down search history appears, simply click the "Clear History" link.

If you want to tweak through the registry:-


Now navigate to the following location:-

Select the History subkey and delete it.Close the registry editor and restart the system.

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Clock Tweaking

In case of Vista,there is a nice clock present in the sidebar of the dektop.Right click on it and select Setting.You can change the clock's outlook to as many as eight different types,you can give or,change the name of the clock.Not only that you can also change the Time Zone and if you wish you can show a second hand to the clock.Isn't beautiful?

[This is a beta software,so things may change in the later or final version]

How to change opacity scale of a Gadget

In Vista,there is enough scope to change the opacity level of a gadget.

How To:-

Simply right click on a gadget present on the sidebar of Vista desktop and select Opacity.Yo can change it's scale to the following percents:-
20%,40%,60%,80% and 100%.

[It's a beta OS so things may change in the later or final version]

Saturday, May 06, 2006

How can I add or remove a Gadget?

To add more gadgets on your desktop,right click on a blank area of the sidebar and click Add Gadgets...

Now from the gadget gallery you can choose:-

3]CPU meter
4]Currency Convertersions
5]Feed viewer
6]Feed Watcher
7]Number Puzzle
8]Picture Puzzle
9]Recycle bin
10]Slide Show
11]Sticky Notes
13]Timer and

Now right click on any selected item and select Add or Uninstall according to your need.

You can get more gadgets online.There is also an option to search Gadgets.

Further Reference:-
Getting Started With Gadgets

Windows Sidebar

It's a cool thing which is present either on the right or on the left side of the desktop in case of Windows Vista.
Through this you can easily organize the information and links which you want to quickly access.That too without compromising workspace. It contains gadgets,which can be used to simutaneously display different information-line.
The internet feeds gadget tracks the latest news,sports and entertainment headlines.
The Launcher gadget keeps all your favorite program shortcuts in one location.
The World Clock gadget keeps track of what time it is anywhere in the world.
Recycle Bin gadget:-Recycle the files you no longer want.

In case of Mac OS -10.4 (or higher).,we have the same sort of widgets.