Posts Tagged ‘Windows XP’

Disabling Windows Daylight Saving Time

Friday, April 29th, 2011
Pease follow the below instructions to deactivate the daylight savings time mode on PCs that run on Windows® 7 and Windows® XP.
Click on the Date/Time area at the bottom right to open date/time settings
Click on Change date and time settings
Change date and time settings
Click Change Time Zone
Change Time Zone
Choose Cairo from the Time zone drop down menu and ensure that ‘Automatically adjust clock for Daylight Saving Time‘ is unchecked
Press OK to apply the new changes
Double click on the Date/Time area at the bottom right to open date/time settings
Click on the Time Zone tab
Time Zone tab
Ensure that the time zone is ‘GMT+02:00 Cairo’
Change Time Zone
Disable the check box ‘Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes
Press OK to apply the new change

Offline Windows XP, Vista and 7 password recovery and registory editor

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Find below a nice utility to :

  • To reset the password of any user that has a valid (local) account on your Windows NT/2k/XP/Vista/Win7 etc system.
  • You do not need to know the old password to set a new one.
  • It works offline, that is, you have to shutdown your computer and boot off a floppy disk or CD or another system.
  • Will detect and offer to unlock locked or disabled out user accounts!
  • There is also a registry editor and other registry utilities that works under linux/unix, and can be used for other things than password editing.

You can get it from here.

Keep window always on top

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Small nifty utility for MS Windows. When enabled, it makes a window always stay on top of other windows. This is useful if you want to copy things from one window to another or if you want to look at two documents simultaneously. Tested on MS Windows XP and Vista.

Download Link : OnTop_10

Acer Travelmate 3260 Series MS Windows XP Drivers

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Below are the MS Windows XP 32bits Home Edition drivers for the Acer Travelmate 3260/3262 notebook. These were requested through a support ticket. It was made available publicly to help others also.

Drivers Download Links :