Frequently Asked Questions
How do I update a notebook BIOS in Windows Vista?
How do I see hidden files and folders in Windows Vista?
How do I enable Automatic Updates within Windows Vista?
How do I restore the Recycle Bin icon to the desktop?
How can MSConfig be used to disable services from running when Windows Vista starts?
How can MSConfig be used to troubleshoot startup problems when Windows Vista starts?
If I install a different operating system on my computer, where can I find the drivers?
Internet Explorer 7
My favorite Web sites do not load correctly, or do not seem to work at all in Internet Explorer 7. What should I do?
What is a Phishing Filter and why should I turn it on?
What is a bad certificate and why is it blocking me from accessing a Web site?
What are RSS feeds and why or when should I use them?
How do I subscribe to an RSS feed in Internet Explorer 7?
What is tabbed browsing and how does this make browsing easier for me?
Can I add other search providers to the Search dropdown menu?
I'm having a hard time finding the options I need on the toolbar. Where can I find all the options I use in Internet Explorer 6?
Why can I not see the File menu in Internet Explorer 7?
What are the Internet Explorer keyboard shortcut keys?
How do I know what version of Internet Explorer I have open?
Why don't my toolbars work in Internet Explorer 64-bit?
What are Windows Vista keyboard shortcut keys?
How do I disable Sleep/Hibernation in Windows Vista?
Can I install 32-bit drivers on a 64-bit computer?
Can I run 32-bit programs on a 64-bit computer?
What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows?
Would I benefit from using a 64-bit computer?
If I am running a 64-bit version of Windows, do I need 64-bit drivers for my devices?
What is the C:\Windows\SysWOW64 folder?
What is the C:\Program Files(x86) folder?
Why are there two versions of Internet Explorer?
Why won't my drivers work in Windows Vista 64-bit?
Where do I get a 64-bit driver for my printer?
What happens when you try using 64-bit backup media to repair a 32 bit system?
What tools does Startup Repair use to diagnose and fix difficulties?
What types of difficulties can Startup Repair resolve?
What are the feature differences between the different versions of Windows Vista?
How do I open Device Manager in Windows Vista?
Where is Outlook Express?
Where is NetMeeting?
How do I enable/disable the administrator account?
Can I use AOL with Windows Vista?
Which version of EzTune is compatible with Windows Vista?
Update for Daylight Savings Time 2007
How do I delete the Backup folder created after reloading with the "Recovery with automatic data backup" option?
How do I set up Media Center the first time?
User Account Control
User Account Control FAQs
Windows Anytime Upgrade
If I purchased a Windows Anytime Upgrade, how do I get my upgrade license file from the digital locker?
How do I reinstall my Windows Anytime Upgrade if my hard drive was erased or reloaded while being serviced?
Windows Easy Transfer
What can I transfer to my new computer?
Which method should I use to transfer my files and settings?
How long does Easy Transfer take?
How do I decide what to transfer with Easy Transfer?
Which versions of Windows will work with the Easy Transfer process?
How do I copy Windows Easy Transfer to my old computer?
How do I stop the AutoPlay dialog box from being displayed on my removable media after I transfer files and settings?
What happened to Windows Messenger?
What happened to Fax Console?
Why does my printer driver not install in Windows Vista?
How do I change the Product Key?
How do I rerun WinSAT?
What is a wireless network?
What are the different types of wireless network technologies?
What hardware does my computer need to be on a wireless network?
What is wireless signal strength?
What are the risks of connecting to a public wireless network?
How do I find a wireless network that is not on the list of available networks?
Why do I need to copy wireless network settings to other computers and devices on my network?
Can I use software other than Windows to manage my wireless network connections?
How can I tell if my wireless network adapter works with Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption?
What can I do when I cannot connect to a wired or wireless router in Windows Vista?