PNG images are not displayed on Web sites in Internet Explorer

When you open a Web page, the .PNG images in that page may not be displayed. Instead, a red X, or a placeholder, may appear in place of the images. However, all other image file types may display correctly in Internet Explorer. This problem may be seen after installing a third-party application which could have … Read more

Shell Commands to Access the Special Folders in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

The shell: command can be used to open a special folder directly from the Start, Search menu or from the Run dialog. For example, the command shell:sendto opens the SendTo folder (%userprofile%\sendto) of your user profile. To launch the Documents folder of your user profile, you’d type shell:Personal. Below is a complete shell: commands listing … Read more

“Browse for more pictures…” link in the Vista User Accounts applet does not work

When you open Control PanelUser AccountsChange your picture, and click the Browse for more pictures… option, nothing may happen. The Common File Dialog is supposed to open when you click the option.

Also, when you click Pictures in the Start menu nothing may happen. The following tabs may be missing when you right-click Pictures in the Start menu and choose Properties:Read more

Double-clicking EXE Files Open Notepad or Any Other Application? (Registry Fix)

Summary: Double-clicking .exe or .lnk (shortcut) files may open Notepad or any other application, displaying junk characters.

Did you accidentally use the Default Programs or Open With dialog to associate .exe file types with some application like Notepad, causing every program to open in that chosen application? Windows provides no option to reset the .exe file associations. You need to fix the association settings using a REG file.Read more

Fix Send Page by E-Mail Option Grayed Out in Internet Explorer

When you try to send a webpage or link by email via the FileSend menu in Internet Explorer, the options Page by E-Mail… and Link by E-Mail… may be dimmed/grayed out. This happens if a default mail client is not correctly set. Use the instructions below to reset the default mail client.Read more