There has been a lot of trend lately to use custom themes for operating system to transform it into another. For example you can use Windows XP with a custom Windows 7 theme. In this case your Windows XP will completely look like Windows 7. Now some of users will not be able to run such modifications or transformations for their XP if its XP sp2 or sp3 (with Microsoft Service Pack updates). In this case they will have to allow third party themes for Windows.
In my previous post I referred to Boost Your Internet Speed By GPEdit for Windows XP. I was asked about the same for Windows Vista. Well now, gpedit.msc (group policy editor) is not present for Vista home and premium edition. It does exist in Vista Pro (Ultimate, Business and Enterprise editions). You have to manually edit the registry in order to change group policy settings. Microsoft has an Excel spreadsheet that lists all the group policy settings there. But that is very hard to go through all the entries. We can search through the list of course. But we will discuss some easier ways to boost internet speed for Windows Vista.
Transform Windows XP into Vista. Before using Windows Vista, why not try its look and feel at Windows XP? There are many many Transformation packs available with a little bit (visual) difference from each other. Just download which you like and install it away. I have many to refer to. But use just one.
K-Lite Mega Codec Pack is a collection of codecs and related tools. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your movie files at PC. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular movie formats and even some rare formats. This package is mainly for power users and people who do their own encodings.
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Windows Vista can be tricky to optimize for best performance after Windows Xp. In Windows Vista, there are a lot of modifications for panels and components. Customization, manual tweaking, registry tweaks may result in performance problems, security risks or system crash. Developers usually try to optimize OS for best performance rather then look and feel. Tweak Windows Vista’s services in an easy and a safe way with Windows Vista Optimizer.
Some times it is necessary to flush DNS to refresh internet services you are using in case of any service interruption. Flush DNS to get a new name resolution. Also flush DNS cache when you can’t access a newly registered domain name. You can simply flush your computer DNS cache anytime to get new entry. We discuss here that how can we flush DNS using MAC, PC or Linux and how to get a new dynamic IP address from IP server in Windows.