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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

how to show hidden devices under device manager in windows XP /Vista

To show hidden devices in device manager do the following;

First go to device manager (Control Panel ,System ,click on the Hardware tab then Device Manager) then click on the view tab and select the option show hidden devices ,

The hidden devices are shown ,this is great for removing older devices which one had or a stubborn device that cannot be removed the normal way.

This also works in Windows Vista

Monday, December 15, 2008

This weeks TOP PC games chart 15 December 2008

Here is this weeks top PC games chart from CUSTOMPC

01 Football Manager 2009 (No change)
02 Grand Theft Auto IV (New entry)
03 Call of Duty: World at War (Last week: 2)
04 Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Last week: 5)
05 World of Warcraft: Wrath of Lich King (Last week: 3)
06 Fallout 3 (No change)
07 Spore (No change)
08 Left 4 Dead (Last week: 4)
09 Far Cry 2 (Last week: 8)
10 The Sims 2: Double Deluxe (Last week: 9)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

How to clear google search box history

To clear the search box history from the google main page eg you have to clear it from your computer as that is where it is stored ,here is how to do it.

For Internet Explorer 6 do the following:

Go to the Tools menu and select Internet Options then go to the Content tab click the AutoComplete button and then click the Clear Forms button ,click on Apply and then OK to close the Internet Explorer options menu.

For Internet Explorer 7 do the following :

Go to the Tools menu and select Delete Browsing History then click the Delete forms button ,click Yes in the confirmation window when finished click on Close.

For FireFox do the following:

Go to the Tools menu then select Clear Private Data now select Saved Form and Search History and click the Clear Private Data Now button.

That is it your history has been cleared.