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How to Search for Subfolder Sizes

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Subfolders, also know as sub-directories, are folder items that are present inside a parent folder. In Microsoft Windows, the size of a folder is determined by the constituent items that are contained in the folder. For example, the size of the folder might be 150 KB because it contains only a few i

How to Find the WINS Server in XP

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WINS servers help with network administration by providing a central location where Windows-based computers can resolve Windows computer names to IP addresses when accessing resources. To configure Windows client computers with static IP addressing for a network that has a WINS server, you need to k

How to Uninstall Acrobat 9

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Adobe Acrobat is a popular software application that allows users to view, edit, create and print PDF files. Acrobat 9 is currently the most recent and comprehensive version. To remove Acrobat 9 from your computer, use the Adobe Acrobat uninstaller, accessed through the Windows Programs utility in

Smart Security Won't Update

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Your Smart Security program is designed to keep computer viruses and malware off your system. With viruses being developed every day, you need to keep the Smart Security software updated. If you can't update your software, you are probably being blocked by the Windows firewall on your computer. To u

How to Reset a Virtual PC

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If you are a computer hobbyist, you might be familiar with Virtual PC 2007, the free utility from Microsoft that allows you to create a "virtual machine" and run a second operating system in a window. When you run a virtual machine in Virtual PC 2007, it is subject to the same lockups and slowdowns

How to Stop a Windows XP Install

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From time to time, Windows XP will automatically install files on your computer through something called Windows Update. Unless the settings on a computer are changed, this will happen automatically. A window appears on the screen, downloads new updates, and then counts down from 5 minutes, automati