Category Archives: General PC

Reclaim space in XP and 2003

Delete Windows update files Warning If you delete the folder for each update, the corresponding Windows update cannot be uninstalled. Consider the effect that this will have on the computer before you delete the Windows update files. To delete Windows … Continue reading

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Wake On LAN Requirements

PCI 2.2 with PCI2.2 compliant NIC doesn’t require cable connected to NIC Power states – S0=fully on, S5=powered down but plugged in Machine BIOS must enable Wake-on-LAN Machine BIOS must Wake-on-PME to allow power up from Shutdown state (S5) Wake-on-LAN … Continue reading

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Optimising display colours

To fix colour in NVidia Control Panel: 1. Run display optimisation wizard to see brightness, contrast and gamma correctly. 2. Configure desktop colour settings until the colours are as you require. Have the window small so you can use your … Continue reading

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