Thursday, January 31, 2013

How to start an IE browser with Administrator's privileges?

Some programs even though opened in a browser, needs special permissions, usually that of the adminsitrator's pemissions.

You can always right click IE browser and click Run as administrator

However you can set it up so that it always opens in the above manner.

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How do I find the number of cores in the computer?

The following procedure showed that I have 8 cores in my Toshiba Laptop (Satellite P775).

Click Start | Computer |

Right click Computer to look at Properties (Click Properties from the drop-down menu).

Click Device Manager.

Click Processors.

Count the number of processors. They all have the same name.

Right click one of the processors and look at the properties to see the version and the name of SYS file as shown.