Windows Vista

How to enable Telnet in Windows Vista


By default Telnet is not enabled, if you type it in command prompt you’ll get the following error ‘telnet’ is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Follow the steps below in order to install Telnet. STEP 1 Click START->CONTROL PANEL->PROGRAMS AND FEATURES STEP 2 On the left hand site of the screen, click on TURN WINDOWS FEATURES ON OR OFF...

What’s the keyboard key combination (shortcut) to switch between applications in 3D on Vista


This will only work if you have some applications running. Method 1 Press WINDOWS KEY + TAB KEY together to switch between applications in 3D mode. In order to switch to the next application you will need to hold in the WINDOWS KEY and press the TAB KEY to switch to the next application. Method 2 Press the key combination CTRL+WINDOWS KEY+TAB together once in order to remain in the 3D application...

Windows Live Messenger gives ERROR 81000306 on Windows Vista


Follow the steps below in order to solve this error Click on Start Above the start button type in cmd If cmd.exe appears under Applications right click on it and select Run As Administrator Type in the following: {codecitation style=”brush: bash;”}netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled{/codecitation} Press enter Reboot your computer and Windows Live Messenger should work...

How to set the default Email client or any other default application in Windows Vista


It’s easier to select default programs for Windows Vista than Windows XP. Windows Vista includes by default a Default Programs option in the Start Menu. We will show you how to select your Default Email client, but any other default applications can be set exactly the same way.   Click on Start and then Default Programs Click on Set your default programs. This will be the first option...

How to uninstall Internet Explorer 8 in Windows Vista


To ensure that the removal process is successful we need to close all programs. Click on Start and then on Control Panel. Note: The start button will be the round circular button with the Windows logo on it at the left hand side of the screen Under the Programs Category on the left hand side of the Window click onUninstall a Program In the Task pane click on the View installed updates link. In...

How to open a CSV file that uses Pipe Delimiters in Microsoft Excel


CSV stands for comma separated file, sometimes we don’t want to use comma’s in a CSV file and decide to rather use a Pipe Delimiter | especially in cases where one of the columns contains a paragraph with comma’s in. Open Office provides us with a option to choose the Delimiter when opening CSV files, but MS Excel does not. But luckily theres a way around this. NOTE: This how-to...

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