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Extend your Windows Vista’s Start Menu Search with start++

What is Start++?

Start++ is an enhancement for the Start Menu in Windows Vista. It also extends the Run box and the command-line with customizable commands. For example, typing “w Windows Vista” will take you to the Windows Vista page on Wikipedia!


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Latest Top 10 sectret hidden vista tips & tricks and hacks for all windows vista editions

These are some uncommon but very useful tips tricks & hacks for windows vista to enhance the user experience in windows vista.

Enable Auto-Logon in Windows Vista (Warning: Security Risk)
a) click Start and type ‘netplwiz’ or click that name on the Start menu
b) in the GUI window that comes up, uncheck the “Users must enter a username and password to use this computer” box
c) click ‘Apply’
d) in the new dialog box that opens type the name of the account you want to auto-logon by default (if the account is not normally passworded then it blank)
e) click OK and exit.

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Download Windows vista training tools, tips & tricks official site by microsoft

Microsoft has made available the windows Vista Tips & tricks Website. Through it, the Company enables Vista users to access downloadable guides containing helpful tips&tricks on Microsoft’s upcoming operating system.

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How to Fix or Repair “COM Surrogate Has Stopped Working Error” in Windows Vista

Why this COM Surrogate Error Occur ?

This problem is basically caused due to incompatible codecs and other COM components installed by various softwares that aren’t fully comtable with Windows Vista, like some versions of DivX or Nero.

Possible Solution to Fix COM Surrogate ?

  • If you are using DivX, you should be upgraded to the very latest version (6.5+)
  • If you are using Nero, you can try upgrading to the latest version (
  • You can also disable thumbnail views in windows vista.
  • One another type of possible solution illustrated below of turning off DEP for dllhost, which might not work for everybody.
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Tweak & Speed Up Windows Vista to make it run as faster as Windows Xp part2

Tweak and make vista faster as windows xp continued…

  1. Open Run Prompt, type OptionalFeatures and press Enter.

Disable Features Like..


  • XPS Viewer (under .NET Framework 3.0)
  • Remote Differential Compression (a network optimizer)
  • Windows Ultimate Extras
  • n some other features according to you.
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    Tweak & Speed Up Windows Vista to make it run as faster as Windows Xp part1

    Windows vista has lot more to offer when it comes to new features with enhanced user friendliness and other accessibility features being talked about in comparison with other previous versions of windows like windows 2000 and windows xp.Unlike previous Microsoft operating systems, Windows Vista is streamlined specifically according the needs of various types of users.

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    Repair the error “access denied on files and folders” in windows vista or xp

    I have been getting some problems in windows vista these days by some users who are unable to open a file or folder in windows vista.

    As whenever they want to open a file they get a error message prompt saying… “Access Denied”

    Why this type of Problem Occur ?

    This type of problem generally occur when a particular user rights in the NTFS partition are altered by some one or some program.