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How to find largest files on Windows

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In the following simple solution, I show you how to find largest files on Windows. This process should work from a running Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8, or 7 environment. As disk space begins to fill up, it is nice to know exactly what files are consuming the most space.

Install Windows 11 on VirtualBox

Windows 11 running from a Virtual Hard Disk

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Windows 11 on VirtualBox without TPM chipset. This can be useful for those who want to test Windows 11 in a virtual environment or on a computer that doesn’t have hardware that meets the minimum requirements.

Delete or Remove Windows Services

Locate Windows Services

How can I Delete or Remove Windows Services? This seems to be a pretty common question. So in the following simple solution, I’ll cover the removal of a Microsoft Windows service. This might be useful for example; if the program running the service is no longer active or has been disabled.

Install Windows XP from USB

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In the following simple solution, I cover one way to Install Windows XP from USB. Running a Windows XP USB Install might be useful for example if you wish to perform an Install on an older Netbook or Laptop that does not have a CD or DVD Drive. One of the simplest approaches to accomplish …

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WRT600N wireless dropouts on 5ghz band

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Getting WRT600N wireless dropouts on 5ghz band? We recently upgraded from a WRT54GL router to a Linksys WRT600N Linksys Ultra RangePlus Dual-Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router to take advantage of the dual band 5ghz and 2.4ghz wireless N frequencies along with the gigabit wired network connection. Initially, we were disappointed to find that while working via …

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How to Disable Chrome Cache

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How to Completely Disable Chrome Cache on the Google Chrome Web Browser. There are often several reasons a person might want to prevent Chrome from Caching pages visited on the internet. One might assume disabling cache to be an easy option to find and set in Chrome. But currently the only setting to disable cache …

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How to Boot and Run DOS from USB

DOS ON USB - Rufus

How to Boot and Run DOS from USB. Make a DOS Bootable flash drive. In the following simple solution, I show you a simple way to Put DOS on a USB flash drive or other removable device. We will be using a nifty little tool called RUFUS (Reliable USB Format Utility), created by Pete Batard.

How to Fix MBR | Repair Broken MBR

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The following simple solution explains How to Fix MBR. Knowing how to repair a broken MBR (Master Boot Record), can be very important. Especially if you have installed GRUB or modified the current boot loader, rendering your Windows Operating system unbootable. The entire MBR repair process is fairly straight forward and requires only an original …

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How to Remove Old Drivers

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Remove Old Drivers from Windows; In the following simple solution, I’ll show you how to remove old drivers from Windows device manager. Leaving old drivers in place after upgrading your hardware can cause performance issues and in some cases hardware driver conflict. This is especially true with video and sound card drivers. Normally, you wouldn’t …

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