When Microsoft released Windows Vista they also released a new volume licensing model using two different types of software license keys: MAK and KMS. MAK stands for Multiple Activation Key. Each MAK key is a good for a specific number of device activations. You configure a MAK key by typing it in during Windows Setup or [...]
I still find myself supported a lot of home computers running Windows XP Home Edition. Every once in a while someone neglects to give me the password for the 1 and only account displayed on the Welcome page when Windows first starts. Luckily (or unluckily, depending on how you look at it), very few home [...]
This article explains how to rapidly save lots of screenshots using the tried and true MS Paint and Print Screen method. I also introduce the Snipping Tool build into Windows 7 and Windows Vista.