Microsoft Windows Vista

Thursday, November 20, 2008
If we think about few years ago using Windows' earlier version was a like treat. Ask those who started computers with DOS they really share their experience with you and will tell you what he got when he use Windows. Now there are much more choices for users.

If you are going to choose software you need, is one of the important decisions. Assuming that you have got decide to the local for operating system for your computer or laptop, you will need to decide whether you want to use the Mac or a Windows operating system. Both perform similar tasks; difference is only their appearance and functionality. Many users think Mac OS X is more steady, secure and simplest to use than Windows. This discuss aside, Windows is compatible to more number of widgets people need to connect with computers, such as mobile phones, sat-nave systems and portable media players to name just a few.

Those who choose Vista will need to decide the version that compatible with computer. If we are talking about consumers, Windows Vista available in three forms: Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate. Upgrades from XP are possible.

There is only one version of the latest Mac OS X (Leopard. You can also upgrade an older version of OS X to Leopard. If you switch from Windows Vista Home Basic through to Ultimate, you will get more new features. Like Home Basic does not come with the new aero screen appearance as compare to Premium and Ultimate versions.

Similarly, only Vista Ultimate ships with Windows Bit Locker Drive Encryption to encrypt your private data and Shadow Copy for easy back-up.

How to Repair Windows Vista?

The intention of this article is to teach you how to repair vista if you are having startup issues or you can't seem to use the vista system restore option. There are two ways to use these options and they depend on if you have a Windows Vista install disk or if Vista was pre-installed on your OS you will have a ghost image on your hard drive.
If you have the windows vista repair disk: (This should be your backup copy of Vista if you made one)
PLEASE NOTE: This Vista install CD can be run from within Vista. Just insert the CD once Vista has loaded up and go to install, go > Install Now > Upgrade.
1. Boot up with the Vista install disc
2. You should see a screen that says "Windows is loading files"
3. After a few minutes you will get a language option. Select your language and hit next.
4. On the install screen select "Repair your computer"
5. Windows will find your copy of Vista on the machine
6. Select your copy of Vista and click next
7. You will now see the following options.
* Startup repair - This automatically fixes problems that are preventing Windows from starting

* System Restore - This will Restore Windows to an earlier point in time

* Windows Complete PC Restore - This will completely restore your entire PC - programs, system settings and files - from a back up that you have previously created (Available in Windows Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate editions only)

* Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool - This checks your computer's memory hardware for errors

* Command Prompt
8. Assuming you are using this option because you were unable to boot to Windows Vista select the system Restore option and then select the date you would like to go back to. If your OS is fine you can always use the startup repair option.
Pre-Installed and OEM versions: (please check with your manufacturer fist. They may have replaced these tools with their own.

1. Turn your computer on and start pressing the F8 key. If you see the Windows Vista Logo you have gone too far and need to reboot and try again

2. You will get an advanced options screen. Select the "Repair your computer option" and hit enter.

3. Select your language and hit next.

4. Enter your user name and password and then next.

5. The recovery options should now appear.

6. In most cases just using the system restore to set your computer back will solve your issue. If this is not the case try the Startup repair option.


Create the Vista Sidebar in Windows XP

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

It is just only for Windows: If you don’t want to adopt Windows Vista yet but you’ve taken a shine to the Vista Sidebar. In other word we can say fancy having a Windows sidebar on your Windows XP desktop and run popular gadgets such as live clock, Calendar, Currency Convertor and iTunes Songs etc. Google etc. Then Windows XP desktop provide that facility to instant access of that gadgets by porting vista sidebar on that. Windows Sidebar is available only for Windows Vista, however, for Windows XP users, a ported version of XP side bar are available for free download. And the Windows Vista Sidebar pack is free, Windows XP only. For further information you can go through with that url

Drivers for Windows Vista

Friday, November 14, 2008
Windows Vista new generation of graphical operating systems use on desktop and laptop released by Microsoft. If you are comparing Window Vista with predecessor like Window XP then it comes with numerous features which make it more reliable, powerful and lat but not least secure.

For storage device Window Vista does not use driver which is specified by user during the installation for the storage device. Older hardware and software doesn’t support by Vista. So it generally require new driver or update driver to operate smoothly and efficiently. In concerned about Windows Vista installation then it can be done by Windows Vista installation disc. User specifies the storage driver during operating system installation is loaded during the overall situation.

Window Vista operating system only supports the drivers present in its installation disc. And user requires specifying the storage device driver in advanced setting in the Windows Vista set up while installing the operating systems.

To resolve the problem, the user requires loading the specific driver again. Outlined below are the required steps to complete the task:

To fix that problem given below outlined or require step to complete the task:

• Insert the Windows Vista Installation Disc into the CD/DVD drive.
• Reboot the computer from the installation disc.
• Insert the media which has the new storage device driver.
• Configure the Windows Vista Setup program using the advanced settings.

Above post will help you installing the operating systems.

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