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  • How to install Windows 8 from a USB drive

    How to install Windows 8 from a USB drive

    1 June 2012, 15:02

    Itching to try the Release Preview? Here's how to do it without an optical drive.

  • Upgrading to Windows 7

    Upgrading to Windows 7

    27 July 2009, 16:51

    Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system (OS) lands at retail stores on October 22nd 2009. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning an upgrade.

  • Demystifying the multiple editions of Microsoft’s Windows 7

    24 June 2009, 00:00

    Microsoft will launch its Windows 7 operating system on October 22nd 2009, and it’ll be available in no less than six different editions. We explain what they are and which ...

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  • How to upgrade to Windows Vista SP1

    25 November 2008, 00:00

    This HEXUS.help guide demonstrates how Windows Vista Service Pack 1 can be deployed on Windows Vista systems.

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  • Housekeeping

    20 October 2008, 00:00

    Disk checking, defragmenting, windows update, virus scanning... there’s a lot to do to keep a system running smoothly. So, how often should you perform the tasks that look after both ...

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  • Video Editing

    20 October 2008, 00:00

    You’d be right to think that it’s possible to carry out basic video editing on any modern PC running Windows XP - straight out of the box. XP includes the ...

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  • Updating Drivers

    25 June 2008, 00:00

    Updating drivers can sometimes be a bit of a gamble. Will the drivers come with an installer? Will you need to uninstall the old drivers first?

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  • User Account Control in Vista

    1 March 2008, 00:00

    The best way to keep a system secure is to limit what users can do on a system. The less they can change, the less damage programs run by them ...

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  • Installing Windows XP

    20 October 2007, 00:00

    Installing Windows from scratch for the first time can be a daunting experience. Usually you’ve just successfully built your first home-made PC and the last thing you need is for ...

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  • Setup up Windows XP with a RAID driver

    20 October 2007, 00:00

    When installing Windows XP, most of the time you’ll find that it has the basic drivers it needs to install itself. However, sometimes you might need to intervene. This tends ...

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  • 64-bit Operating Systems

    14 July 2007, 00:00

    This HEXUS.help guide explains the essentials required to run a 64-bit operating system and native 64-bit applications on a modern 64-bit capable PC system.

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  • Windows Recovery

    14 July 2007, 00:00

    Sometimes, things go a little wrong and your PC simply won’t boot. Even safe mode won’t play ball. What to do? There are a few things you can try before ...

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  • Windows XP startup items

    14 July 2007, 00:00

    Computers have a limited amount of RAM. Granted, that amount increases with every new PC generation, but as it does, new programs demand more of that RAM. Run low on ...

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  • HEXUS.net - The Next Generation

    27 September 2005, 15:31

    No need to adjust your browser, monitor, or Internet connection, you are indeed visiting HEXUS.net. We have updated the site to look slicker, provide more features and be easier to ...

  • Customising Google News

    3 August 2005, 00:00

    Completely automated, Google News searches the top news sources around the world (HEXUS included) and then presents the latest news stories. It is capable of finding thumbnail images to go ...

  • Installing Windows XP with a 3rd party SATA/RAID driver

    29 July 2005, 00:00

    When installing Windows XP, most of the time you'll find that it has the basic drivers it needs to intsall itself. However, sometimes you might need to intervene. This tends ...

  • Installing Windows XP

    25 July 2005, 00:00

    Installing Windows from scratch for the first time can be a daunting experience. Usually you've just successfully built your first home-made PC and the last thing you need is for ...