Jun 092013
 

In Windows 8, you may not be able to edit/delete registry entries even when running as an Administrator. You may be faced with errors like “Access denied” or “unable to delete entries”.
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Jun 092013
 

Ran into a strange situation where none of my Sandisk USB devices were recognised by my Windows 8 PC. Digging deeper, it turns out to be corrupt Registry entries (why am I surprised???) due to what looks to be caused by using these USB2.0 devices between USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports.

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Mar 292010
 

Just came across FixWin a free utility for Windows 7 and Windows Vista. FixWin is interesting because all it does is a fix 50 known issues in Windows 7 and Windows Vista with 10 fixes under 5 different categories. FixWin doesn’t identify or diagnose a problem for you but if you know you do have a problem that FixWin can resolve then the resolution is just click away.
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Nov 022009
 

The Last Access Time as it suggests is the time a File or a Folder is accessed the last time. This is quite useful and helps identify document age and status. This is disabled by default in Windows Vista and Windows 7 by default as this can add to the overhead of Disk I/O and performance although with the newer hardware this can be anything close to negligible.

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Oct 262009
 

IPv6 is enebled by default in Windows 7 and Windows Vista. If you are not using IPv6 then this can be disabled from the Windows Registry as follows:

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