Know What Each Svchost.exe Instance is Doing with ScvHost Viewer

Know What Each Svchost.exe Instance is Doing with ScvHost Viewer

Long back I had shown How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue. It is still one of the most viewed posts on Technically Personal! Now, this is a supplementary article to that post which helps you analyze and understand SvcHost.exe process in a much better way. I suggest you to read the parent article (link given above) to understand what […]

     
 
 

Windows 7 Themes for Vista and XP – Best on the Web

Windows 7 Themes for Vista and XP – Best on the Web

As mentioned earlier, Microsoft has announced the launch of Windows 7 (beta) and you can grab a free copy as well. But, for that you are required to be using Vista and you must have enough RAM to spare. Just in case you like to test-drive and experience the Windows 7 feeling, here are some Windows 7 themes for Vista […]

     
 
 

[Tiny Tip] Get Task Manager Directly on click of Ctrl+Alt+Del

[Tiny Tip] Get Task Manager Directly on click of Ctrl+Alt+Del

This is a small tutorial on how to get the Task manager directly on click of Ctrl + Alt + Del buttons on Windows. Alternatively, I will also tell you how to get the admin menu options instead of task manager on clcik of Ctrl + Alt + Del. 1. Go to Start –> Control panel. 2. Open User Accounts […]

     
 
 

Make your Windows XP / Vista Faster with this Simple Trick

Make your Windows XP / Vista Faster with this Simple Trick

Pagefile.sys is a windows system file which acts as a virtual memory extension of a computer’s real memory RAM. By default, pagefile.sys is set to the same size as your actual physical memory size and might consume a huge disk space of your computer hard drive space. When physical RAM is fully used and there is need for more memory, […]

     
 
 

[How to] Disable Windows Update Restart Nag

[How to] Disable Windows Update Restart Nag

This has been one of the most irritating nags ever in Windows (only next to the blue screen nag in Window 98!!). If you have Automatic updates turned on, there will be security patches released regularly. As and when your system gets updated, a nagging pop-up comes up asking for a restart. This will be really irritating if you are […]

     
 
 

[Free Download] Windows 7 Transformation Pack

[Free Download] Windows 7 Transformation Pack

Windows 7 mania is hitting the peak. So, here I present the transformation pack to those who want to experience the latest offering from Microsoft before actually installing the OS. This Windows 7 transformation pack 2009 is created by a person called “Hatem20″ who has built Windows 7 Pre beta UI software installation pack to change XP and vista interface […]

     
 
 

Restart Windows Without Restarting Your PC

The most annoying thing in Vista is the time it takes for staring up. XP is much better in this regard, but still I get irritated when I am forced to restart my PC. Most of the time this happens due to myself frequently installing things that i shouldn’t and end up trashing the PC which results in a restart. […]