Do you disable Autorun on your PC? Many viruses execute malicious code by running automatically on your PC via a thumb drive, network drive etc. If you haven’t yet disabled Autorun, I recommend you do. This guide will show you the easiest way to disable Autorun in just a few minutes and will potentially save you from getting an avoidable PC virus that takes time (or money) to clean.
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We’ve all been there. You need to reinstall your software – but you forgot to write down the serial number or you simply lost the paper where you wrote it down.
What do you do?
As long as you haven’t removed the program or deleted your hard drive – there are several options, one being hacking your registry as in Rich’s recent post: Crack Windows Password [How To]. Here’s another solution.
Sometimes, when you start copying files to your hard disk, Windows throws up an error that hard disk space is low. This makes you wonder where all that hard space went and how it is being used. You cannot go through from one folder to another trying to find out which folder uses more hard disk space because there are thousands of folders in Windows. You can use SpaceSniffer freeware application to analyze your hard disk space in a few seconds.
SpaceSniffer is a portable Windows application that allows you to analyze how folders and files are structured on your disks and how much hard disk space is being claimed by each one of them. When you first run it in your PC, it asks you for picking a disk drive or specify folder path. Then it would analyze the selected item for the file and folder structure – dynamically updating the graphical display of how these folders are taking up space on your hard disk. The bigger the rectangle – the larger the file or folder size.
An ISO image is an archive file of an optical disc, which contains all of the contents of the optical disc it represents. ISO files are useful because you can archive a bootable disc (see examples below) and distribute it to users to burn and use locally.