Saturday, June 20, 2009

Convert FAT to NTFS

To convert a FAT partition to NTFS, perform the following steps.

Click Start, click Programs, and then click Command Prompt. In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type cmd and then click OK.

At the command prompt, type CONVERT [driveletter]: /FS:NTFS. Convert.exe will attempt to convert the partition to NTFS.

Boost your browsing speed

When you connect to a web site your computer sends information back and forth. Some of this information deals with resolving the site name to an IP address, the stuff that TCP/IP really deals with, not words. This is DNS information and is used so that you will not need to ask for the site location each and every time you visit the site. Although Windows XP and Windows XP have a pretty efficient DNS cache, you can increase its overall performance by increasing its size. You can do this with the registry entries below:

Yamaha's MusicCAST2-wireless audio streamer

Yamaha's MusicCAST2 Network Music System is a Wi-Fi-based tunes center that allows you to wirelessly transmit and listen to music in up to 32 rooms throughout your home. Do you even have 32 rooms in your home?