Windows XP Archive

Install Canon ScanGear Tool

This is a short guide to setting up the Canon ScanGear Tool to enable the Canon copiers to be able to scan directly from the copy machine to the computer. Canon ScanGear Tool Step 1 First you will need to download the ScanGear Tool from Canon’s website. Version 2.71+

Change Windows XP CD Key

Do not change Windows XP cd key unless you absolutely have to. I suggest backing up the registry before doing so. How to change Windows XP CD Key Step 1 Click Start, and then click Run. Step 2 In the Open box, type Regedit, and then click OK. Step

XP SP3 Sysprep – Copy User Profile

The line below needs to be added to the unattended section in the sysprep.inf file. The Unattended section should look like the following below. [vb][Unattended] InstallFilesPath=C:\sysprep\i386 UpdateServerProfileDirectory=1[/vb] This will make sure the administrator profile is copied over to the default profile for ever user.

Combine two .MKV files into one

There is a great piece of freeware called MKVToolNix which lets you merge and convert MKV files. Do you have two or more .MKV files you want to merge? This is perfect for that. Do you have a .AVI file you want to convert to a .MKV file? This

Lost your Windows Restore CDs?

If I had a nickel for every time I went to reformat a computer for a customer or friend that didn’t have their original install discs I would be a millionaire. What most people do not know is that most of the major computer manufacturers actually offer a way

4 Steps to keep your PC running fast

I have been working in an IT environment since high school and so I have learned a few tricks. Below are steps that if you follow and maintain them your PC is guaranteed to stay at tip top shape and will never slow down. Keep your PC Running Fast

Removing Windows XP Printer Driver

If you right click on a printer and delete it, this doesn’t remove the printer driver from the machine. Sometimes when working with print servers and testing multiple drivers there will be times when you need to completely remove a driver package from the machine so you can install