Friday, October 31, 2008

Windows Media Player 11 and how-to tips

Windows Media Player 11 is an application used to manage,hear,enjoy your music anytime.Media Player 11 is pre-installed at every Windows Vista OS.XP user can download it from
You can also apply various type or skin and visualizations to Windows Media Player,making your player nicer and prettier.Rip and burns song in Windows Media Player 11 also made easy.

To download skin>>

To download visualizations>>

There are some tips when using media player.

1) When adding album art please follow this steps (right click a song in your music library>advanced tag editor>pictures tab>add>find the file you want to add>hit ok).Please dun straight away paste the album art to the cd picture,this is because the resolution of the album art will be very low.If you have iTune and you are using the cover flow function,the album art will be very blur.

2)When you do not know about the song information you have,you can (right click the song in your music librarty>find album info).

3)You can change the way of the time display by clicking the time in media player.

4)When searching song at the search bar in media player,click the drop down button to filter the search result by artists or album.

Enjoy yourself with your media stuff with WMP11^^

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Windows Sidebar and how-to tips

Windows sidebar is an application that can used to view various information.This made user more easy to view information or doing their works.Windows Sidebar is available in all editions of Windows Vista.Below is a screen shot showing various types of gadgets at my computer desktop.
With Windows Sidebar you can know what is the current time,date or even your computer information such as operating system,ram/cpu usage and so on... you can also enjoying slide show with the picture in your computer or playing some simple games.Knowing the weather,news or doting notes also can be done by using Windows Sidebar.

To open Windows Sidebar,user can click Start>All Program>Accessories>Windows Sidebar or type Sidebar at the start search.To close Windows Sidebar,user can right click the Windows Sidebar icon at taskbar (expand if needed) and click exit.

User can download more gadgets by click the 'plus' button at the right top on the screen and click download more gadgets.Or you can go to to download.

When user click the plus button,user will see the collection of gadgets that he or she have.By clicking the "show details",user will see the information of the selected gadgets.User also can types the name of a gadgets in the search bar to search gadgets.By clicking the arrow button beside the search bar,user can search gadgets by filtering the author of the gadgets.

Conclusion,make our life easier with Windows Sidebar by making full use of it.

Enjoy easier life and enjoy playing gadgets^^