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How to Install Windows from a USB Flash Drive

How to Install Windows from a USB Flash Drive
If you have a damaged CDROM drive and want to install Windows on your computer or laptop, then I recommend that you use Novicorp WinToFlash, which allows you to boot Windows operating systems from a USB flash drive. Getting Started 1- Download first Novicorp WinToFlash from the publisher's website. 2- Connect now your USB flash drive to your computer and format it: 3- Double click on WinToFlash.exe to launch the software, then select Advanced mode tab: 4- Now select the operating system that you are going to use, for my part I will select, for example, Windows XP. 5- Select now Windows source path (where i386 folder is located), then select your USB drive. 6- A small window pops up, select I Accepted the terms of the license agreement, then click Continue: 7- A warning message will pop up informing you that all your USB flash drive data will be erased, click OK: 8- The software will now format and transfer Windows files to your USB flash drive: 10- That's it. Related:  Good To Know

Change The Windows 7 Logon Background [How-To] Windows 7 comes packed with a lot of new and interesting backgrounds. However Windows 7 fails to include an easy way to change the background you see every single time you login to your computer. Perhaps you want a little flavor, or maybe you just don’t like the built-in background. Whatever the case may be, with this groovy trick you can change the background for both your Windows 7 logon screen and the menu you see whenever you hit CTRL+ALT+DEL . [learn_more caption="Editor Update 7/27/11"]After much feedback in the comments, if you’re not comfortable updating the system registry – I recommend you read this groovyPost which reviews the process of updating the Winodws 7 logon background using a freeware tool instead.[/learn_more] A few things to note about your background image Okay… that handles the fine print, lets get started. How To Change The WIndows 7 Logon Background And CTRL+ALT+DEL Menu Background 2. Double-Click the key OEMBackground and change the value from 0 to 1. 3. 4.

99 of the Best Windows Freeware Programs You May Not Know Of Because of the popularity of my previous article on Help Desk Geek entitled 99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast, I’ve decided to write another list post with 99 items, but this time on Windows freeware programs that you may have not heard of. If you search for “best freeware programs” or “top freeware apps”, you’ll get lots of lists, but mostly with programs everyone has already heard of: AVG anti-virus, 7-zip, Firefox, OpenOffice, etc, etc. That’s all nice and fine, but what about all those little gems programs that work great, but don’t get all the headlines? As usual, I write for both Help Desk Geek and for Online Tech Tips, so I will be linking to old posts throughout if I’ve written about it or else I will link out to the main website for the program. These are written in no particular order! If you like this post and think it would be useful to others, feel free to share it! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27.

Clone Your Computer on a USB Drive – Why Carry That Heavy Laptop If you can’t travel with the laptop but still need access to all your software programs, preferences and data, try the free Mojopac – it installs your entire Windows computer on a USB Drive or even an iPod. Read the Mojopac review If you are working across multiple computers that are not connected to each other, you probably use the good old USB drive (or external hard drive) to store and carry your Office documents, Photoshop drawings, personal pictures and other multimedia files. Perfect. That computer neither has Microsoft Office for creating PowerPoint presentations or Excel sheets, nor Photoshop and AutoCAD for you to edit those important CAD drawings. What if you could carry all your favorite software applications (and their settings), Office files, emails and everything else with you on a portable drive? Well, your dreams can come true with Mojopac from Ringcube – an absolutely brilliant tool that very-easily clones your existing computing environment onto any USB Drive.

10 software that can raise dead hard disk | Globalthoughtz by Leplan on February 14th, 2010 Have you ever spent hours working on a document when suddenly the power goes out and you discover that, you have failed to save your work and have lost everything you’d worked on? Have you ever turned on your computer to find that a virus has wiped much of your hard drive content? Perhaps you’ve even deleted an email out of your trash bin only to find that you desperately needed the information inside it for work? All of these are very real problems and data recovery software is an equally real solution for all of them. Img Source: Through data recovery software you can recover files that were compressed and encrypted. With the latest generation of the data recovery software you can also recover files that have been deleted from your recycle bin, have become damaged or are stored on a hard drive, CD or DVD that has developed bad sectors. 1. 2. Img Soruce: 3. 4. Img Source: 5.

Amazon shopping tips and hacks at Update: If you don’t feel like messing with the URL’s on your own then use these Amazon discount codes to browse the items by department & discount percentage Have you ever found yourself checking out the clearance corner of the store that you happen to visit? I do it all the time. You can easily customize the link by changing the department (which is the number after “node=”) and/or discount percentage. You can specify a range for the discount like this: “&pct-off=50-70″. Here are a few more useful links from Amazon Amazon Bestsellers You can narrow in a category by clicking on one of the links to the leftAmazon Movers and Shakers Daily listing of products which have shown the greatest percentage increase in sales over the past 24 hours.Amazon Hot New Releases A list of popular newly released products There is a huge number of web sites built on top of Amazon that can improve your shopping or make it more fun. Do you know more Amazon related tips or hacks?

Your friends, files and digital life on any computer The Cloud Web Desktop that was formerly known as has been available through the CloudMe service for a transition period in order to not interrupt anything for its users. It has now been time for the WebOS to find a new home and the CloudTop company has taken over the popular desktop. For you as a user, this means that there is one dedicated company that will give the virtual desktop and online computer the full attention it deserves. Everything is different Nothing has changed CloudTop will as a CloudMe Ready partner continue to use CloudMe as its online storage and authentication service. Change your online computer bookmark to the following for continued access: For CloudMe users that have not yet tried the desktop, you can try CloudTop at any time and use your CloudMe login. Please note that CloudMe will not continue to support CloudTop, all support issues for CloudTop goes through its forum, - Portable software for USB drives 100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Culture My Year of TED: How 54 talks changed a life By Kylie Dunn What do you get when you cross a 39-year-old perfectionist with 54 TED Talks and far more honesty than any person probably needs to experience?

How to Speed Up Mozilla Firefox If you’ve been using Firefox for a long time, you may have noticed it getting slower as time passed. Maybe it takes a few seconds to start up or takes a bit longer loading webpages. You might start noticing that it takes a second or so to switch between tabs or that the menu option doesn’t pop up instantly. If your installation of Firefox runs slow or freezes more than you’d care for, there are a lot of different ways to speed things up a bit. Note that some tweaks require changing the browser settings in about:config. Enable HTTP Cache There is a new HTTP cache option that can be enabled in Firefox, which will help reduce UI glitches and various other browser crashes. browser.cache.use_new_backend Double-click on it and change the value from 0 to 1. Refresh Firefox Firefox has a really cool feature that basically performs an automatic tune up on your Firefox installation. Click on the Refresh Firefox button at the top right to get started. Enable Safe Mode Minimize Memory Usage Clear Cache