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So the presents are wrapped, but all of your family members are coming over in a few days and you didn’t pick out nice cards… but never fear, you can whip out Microsoft Word and impress the relatives with a customized card for each person, or just go with the generic standby for everybody.

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If you are still using Windows XP and are jealous of the optional but really useful checkboxes feature in Vista, or the full row selection in details mode, there’s a new solution for you that one of our readers wrote in about yesterday.

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Have you ever inherited a computer that has more than one entry on the Windows XP boot menu screen? Most of the time one of the entries doesn’t even work in the first place, and then you’re forced to either hit a key or wait 30 seconds every time.

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As any geek knows, one of the first things that you do when troubleshooting a Windows problem is look into Event Viewer’s Application or System logs, which typically are rich with information on what the problem is. But what if the event log itself is corrupted?

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If you use Outlook and have a busy inbox you might want to periodically find out how much space everything is taking. Today we’ll take a very quick look at the Mailbox Cleanup feature in Outlook, which will let you see the amount of space being wasted.

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Depending on the size and your setup you might want to Easily Compact The Outlook Data File.

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a Friday Fun post, so today we decided to go through some fun time wasting online flash games that you can play while you’re sitting on boring conference calls at work. Just don’t get caught, the pointy haired bosses won’t be happy!

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a Friday Fun post, so today we decided to go through some fun time wasting online flash games that you can play while you’re sitting on boring conference calls at work. Just don’t get caught, the pointy haired bosses won’t be happy!

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Does your desktop get cluttered with a zillion downloaded files scattered all over the place? Sure, you can always make a shortcut to hide your desktop icons, but that’s basically sweeping the mess under the rug. Today we’ll show you how to use the Magic Folder to keep things clean.

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I was working on a project for work when I suddenly got the strangest error: “The Event Log is Full”. Seriously? What I didn’t remember is that Windows XP doesn’t automatically overwrite events less than 7 days old from the event log, so when it’s full, most applications that try and write to the event log are going to break.

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