How to Enable, Disable, Start and Stop a Service in Windows 10

Windows Service Management

Sometimes your Windows Service needs to be opened and managed. You may intend to start, stop, enable or disable a specific service. At this time, you can get help by Windows Services which is a built-in Windows operating system tool. You can enable, disable, start and stop the services in different ways. In this article, ... Read more

Change to classic skin when unplugging notebook from power source in Windows

Windows 7 comes with the Aero skin by default which might look nice but consumes a great deal of resources - and with them, power. I have experienced a loss of up to two hours of battery life on my notebook when turning Aero on which one can get back by switching to the classic ... Read more

Windows 8 Task Manager Improvements (Consumer Preview)

Along with all the other changes that Windows 8 introduces to the operating systems' family, the ones made to the Task Manager will likely be welcomed by most users. Along with a revamped interface it brings along an enhanced pool of functionalities. Opening the Task Manager is still done in the old way: you can ... Read more

Automatically Delete Older Folder Contents with Powershell on Windows 7

The aim of this guide is to create a folder whose content is deleted if the contained files have not been accessed longer than a specific time (this process is applied to single files, not the whole folder). I will choose two weeks for demonstration purposes (= 14 days). Such a folder can be used ... Read more

Create System Restore Points in Win XP automatically

Since older system restore points are deleted after some time, it is always good to create some new regularly. But to always have to browse through the countless menus day by day can be really annoying, that is why we will use Windows' Notepad and Scheduled Tasks functions to ease our lives. First we create ... Read more