Microsoft Windows is probably the most widely used operating system in the world among consumer PC users. These tutorials provide helpful tips in getting the most out of Windows and Windows software. Tips include fixing common annoyances and productivity tips.
Windows XP's automatic update facility is clearly a good thing. Except when an update is installed that requires a reboot and you're working on the computer at the time. This results in an annoying dialogue box informing you that "You must restart your computer for the updates to take effect", "Do you want to restart your computer now?".
By default, Windows XP and Vista treat ZIP files like folders; you can view them in Windows Explorer as if they were folders. If you're not familiar with ZIP files, this can be convenient, however, if you've already got a utility in place to manage your ZIP files (such as WinZip or WinRAR), this new feature can just get in the way.
It is very annoying when a Microsoft product does not work, but something even more annoying is the fact that it does not work intentionally. This is the case with Remote Desktop on Windows Vista which has been intentionally disabled.