Thursday, December 29, 2011

How To Add / Insert Watermark In Microsoft Word 2007

Watermark is intended to provide an identity, a sign or warning on a drawing, photograph, video or a document.
To give a watermark on a document in Microsoft Office 2007, here is the way:

• Open  MS. Word Document that you want to give the watermark
• Click on the Page Layout tab
• Click on the Watermark

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Easy Way To Know The Unknown Extension File

Maybe you will be confused when one day you have to open a file, for example there is an attachment from someone or your relationship, or you just download a file, etc, while you  do not know what type of the file it is and you don't know must be opened using which program/software application, because that is an unknown extension for you.

The easy way to know the properties of the extension file,

Thursday, December 22, 2011

How to make moving / running text on Blog or website ( marquee and it's variations)

One of way to draw attention to a word or phrase in a blog or website is with using  variations to  that word or phrase. We can use  Marquee / running text (the movement of text from left to right or right to left, from top to bottom or bottom to top, also combined from those both variations).

Here is the html code for various variations on the marquee:

1• Moving from right to the left
<marquee> Text or phrase </marquee>
2• Moving from left to the right
 <marquee direction="right"> Text or phrase </marquee>

3• Moving from right to the left and from left to the right
 <marquee behavior="alternate"> Text or phrase </marquee>

4• Moving from bottom to top

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Enabling Default Games In Windows 7

A simple game is needed for refreshing  when you are working and feel boring.
In windows 7 the default games are not enable. and you have to set manually to show or to enable them.

• Go to Control Panel
• Choose Programs -- > Programs and Features --> Turn Windows features on or off

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Reduce picture/photo file size using a simple tool

For uploading to the blog, website, social networks (facebook, twitter, friendster, etc.), send to mail, and others type of sharing, an image (picture / photo) should be resized to smaller file size. it is intended to be fast uploading process, and next fast for accessing or downloading process.

Not only for internet or web actifity, for office activities, inserting image to word /office document, the picture is needed to be resized to the smaller size.
Often we found the word document have a big and large file size because of inserting image/picture to the word without resizing first.

There are many software/ tools for resizing or reducing the file size, one of them is PIXresizer, verry good tool for reducing photo / picture files. Support for Windows (98/ME/NT4/2k/2k3/2k8/XP/Vista/7 ). The installer file is about 3MB.

Here is an example picture reduced by PIXresizer
Double click the picture for enlarge

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Setting Gmail On Ms. Outlook

Gmail provides POP (Post Office Protocol) so that we can use a local mail client software to be able to receive and send e-mail without having to open the browser to open Gmail.
Benefit more by using email client software to open the email is access will be faster, and we can open the email without having to always be online because the mail will be downloaded to our computer.

Here's how to setting Gmail  using Microsoft Outlook 2007, (for Ms outlook 2003 and Ms. Outlook 2010 are not too different )

• The first step, go / login to Gmail through the web browser to activate the facility of POP

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Trick to write on the hard copy form using Ms.Word

When you have to fill out  in hard copy form, an application, questionnaire, etc,  and you do not have a typewriter, the way below may be used as a solution.

• Scan the form / application and save it  as a picture file (jpg, png, gif dll)
• Run Ms Office Word  and create a New Blank Document
• Double Click at the Header area

Thursday, December 1, 2011

How to make keyboard shortcut for launching an aplication

Other than using the mouse, we can also use the keyboard for launching an application, with pressing the combination  keys of the keyboard ( Ctrl+Shift+'Character'  or  Ctrl+Alt+'Character' ). This combination key called Keyboard shortcut. Using keyboard shortcut is faster than using mouse click.

How to create a keyboard shortcut for  an application :
For example we will create a keyboard shortcut for the Application : Ms. OfficeWord

• Go to the Start Menu Programs where MS Word is (or may exist on the desktop)
• Right-click on Microsoft Office Word, then left click on Properties

Sunday, November 27, 2011

How to hide sitemeter icon on a free sitemeter account

If you are using a free sitemeter (from on your blog / web site, and want to hide it's icon ( invisible icon), the way is you have to upgrade to the pro account.

But wait..  we have a trick to make hiding icon of a free sitemeter account, without  upgrading to the pro.

Bellow is the trick :

Friday, November 25, 2011

How to Remove Site or Blog from Google Friend Connect

I looked for the menu for removing / deleting the web site or blog from listing of the Google Friend Connect (GFC), because i needed to remove one of  my blogs from list of GFC. After a while, the menu was found.

The location is not at the front, we have to goto  inside.

• Login to GFC
• Choose a blog or site that we will be deleted / removed
• Click on Settings

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Login multiple Gmail accounts in the same browser at the same time

If you have more than one Gmail account ,  to open the mail  usually will log off from one gmail, then log in to another. Unless if you use  different web browser (eg mozilla firefox for one gmail, and google chrome for another  then we can open simultaneously.
To be able to open multiple Gmail accounts  using the same browser at the same time,  here is the trick.

Gmail has a Grand access to your Account  menu,  where one can be delegated to another gmail.

For instance I have 3 (three) Gmail accounts, and will try to open all 

• Decide  the first gmail / main gmail, that will be used to open other gmails
 (mine is as the main Gmail)

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

How To Resolve The Problem : The Remote Console is unavailable on ILO2 HP Server DL Series

When using ILO 2 ( Integrated Lights Out ) for remote the HP server, if you get the error like this : The Remote Console is unavailable, it is already in use by a different client, so you could not work with the remote console, although no one else is being  remotely to the server.

How to resolve this problem ?

Monday, November 14, 2011

How to Update or Synchronizing clock / time on the computer with the time on the internet

If the time on our computer is wrong, we will usually equate by looking at watch , wall clock, etc. done manually. The accuracy will certainly depend on our watches.

If your computer is connected to the Internet, better for setting the time on the computer using update  or synchronize with NTP time servers (Network Time Protocol) on the internet, in order to have a good time and accurately according to the international standard time.

Step to sync time on the computer with the time on the internet :

• Click on the display time / clock in the bottom right of your Windows

Saturday, November 12, 2011

How to Create Safely Remove Hardware Shortcut on Desktop

If you work with external USB Storage media such as USB flashdisk, memory card, external hard drive, or any other external USB drive, you should always do for Safely Remove Hardware before opening or remove that external media, to avoid your data from error.

In order to make easily perform Safely Remove Hardware, you can create it's shortcut on the desktop screen.
The steps to create a shortcut :

• Right click on the desktop => click New => Click Shortcut

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

How to Disable Data Copy To USB Flashdisk / USB External Disk

If your laptop or computer is often used by others, while a lot of important data in it, o f course you  do not want your data copied by them without permission
To make disable copy to USB external drive or flashdisk, one way is with  making change setting in regedit editor

The steps are :

• Press Win + R (to go to Run Command )
• Type Regedit, and then click OK (Will appear Windows Registry Editor )

Type 'regedit' in Run command

Monday, November 7, 2011

How to Extract Images From Ms. Word File

To take a picture from a Microsoft Word file, the most common way is to select an image, copy and then paste in Ms. Paint or to the Picture editor then Save-as become a new image file.
If the picture is only one or two is not a problem, but if there are a lot of pictures, we'll be bothered having to copy and  paste  one by one.

Tricks of the easiest to extract  pictures  from the Microsoft Word file is to go to Save-As menu. Then Save-As the word file to become the web page format.
Image files will be directly stored in a folder automatically.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

How to Hide Icons, Shortcuts and All, On The Windows Desktop

If you want your windows computer desktop screen clean from the icons , shortcuts, files and folders or to make better view of background theme, this trick may be useful for you.
The way is through the settings in the Local Group Policy Editor.

• Press Win + R to enter the RUN Command
• Type gpedit.msc, click OK, then it will go to the Local Group Policy Editor

Saturday, October 29, 2011

List of Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Adjust the auto ContrastAlt+Shift+Ctrl+L            
Adjust the Color and Tone balanceCtrl+B                       
Adjust the color levels Ctrl+L                      
Adjust the Hue/SaturationCtrl+U                       
Change Page Setup for printingCtrl+Shift+P                 
Copy the selected areaCtrl+C or F3                 
Create the Group of layers Ctrl+G      
Create the ungroup of layers Shift+Ctrl+G                  
Cut the selected areaCtrl+X or F2 
Deselect all  Ctrl+D                          
Display the info of opened fileAlt+Shift+Ctrl+I        
Extract the selected area Ctrl+Alt+X                    
Extract the selected image                          Alt+Ctrl+X                       

Thursday, October 27, 2011

How to Hide Text Document Inside Notepad

If you have personal or confidential text data  and want to hide it without sounding hide, Put inside the computer harddisk or other storage media such as external harddisk or flashdisk. There's one way  to hide it in Notepad, by using a simple and easy command.
The disk must use NTFS formatted (generally windows now use the NTFS format)

Open Notepad through the Command Prompt (not through Start Programs ==> Acessories)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Default IP Address and Administrator Password for IP Camera Trendnet TV-IP110

If you lost or forget your password or lost your IP (internet protocol) address  for your IP camera Trendnet TV-IP110,  the only way is to reset the camera to  the default setting. And reconfig the device.
For reseting the device, we can  use pencil or ballpoint or something like that, push the reset button located on the back of the device ( press and hold for about 30 seconds when power is on)

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Where is the Help Menu In Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010?

Help menu is very useful, especially for those who have not mastered with an application.
For those who were accustomed using Microsoft Excel, Ms. PowerPoint and MS. Word 2003 and now turning to Ms. Office 2007 or MS. Office 2010, will see the different menus, including many who seek where the help menu is.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

How To Lock the Computer Screen Using Mouse Click

If you're working with a computer, and must leave it for a moment, to avoid things that are not desirable should not let the screen open, better lock your computer screen.

In Windows (Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7) to lock the computer screen is by pressing the keyboard buttons Win + L
If you want to lock with a click of the mouse, we have to make shortcuts beforehand, make it very easy.

• Right click at the desktop screen
• Click  New
• Click Shortcut

• Copy and paste the following code to  the column location of the item
rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

• Click Next
• Type the name of the shortcut as you wish
• Click Finish.
 There will be a shortcut on the desktop which when we click, will lock the computer screen.

See Also :
 How to Login as Administrator On HP thin Client 
 How to Merge text files into one file 
 How to go to safe mode without press F8 
 How to Disable Shutdown, Restart, Sleep and Hibernate Menu in Windows 

Friday, October 14, 2011

How to login as Administrator on HP Thin Client XP embedded

On Hp (Hewlett Packard) Thin client with Windows XP embedded, when it is turned On, it loading  to windows as a user. with limited facilities, no right click, no control panel, etc.
If you want to go as an administrator, follow these steps :

• Press and hold Shift key

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

How to Combine Multiple Text Files into One File

There is an easy way to combine a number of text files become one text file with a simple command via the command prompt.

Here are the steps:
• Put the files to be merged into one folder
for example I put it in a folder with the name is Merge in drive D

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Booting into Safe Mode without press F8

To go to Windows safe mode, we usually using F8 keyboard key, pressing it repeatedly  while booting. But sometimes it is not success because of pressing F8 too late or  not in the right time, we have to wait for windows to load normally, and restart again to repeat the step  pressing F8 when booting to go into safe mode.

To get into safe mode without pressing the F8 key, before you restart the computer, follow these steps

Thursday, October 6, 2011

How to Disable Shutdown, Restart, Sleep and Hibernate Menu in Windows

Someday, you might want to make a computer could not be turned off easily. For example because you are running a program that need a long time to wait ( download a big file, rendering a video, etc ). And you have to leave the room. To prevent a friend or anyone else to turn off the computer, then one way is to disable the function of Shutdown, Restart, Sleep or Hibernate menu.

Here are the steps you have to follow :

• Click Start

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

How to Hard Reset Motorola Q / Q9

Before doing this job, copy all data from the phone.

How to Hard Reset :
• Turn of  the device
 Press and hold the E and Z keys
 During hold the E and Z key, press the Power button once.
 When screen displaying, release the  E and  Z key
.Press Power button once again.
 Will display message that the phone has been reset
• It takes a few mins to reset. Press the Power button once.

See Also:
How To Remove Delta Search Engine From Mozilla Firefox
How to know Framework Version on your Computer
Entering Vsphere 4 Serial key through VClient 

Monday, October 3, 2011

Resolve The Error 912 - The computer has been removed in the HP Compaq dx2700 MT

On the Desktop computer HP Compaq dx 2700, after opening the cover of CPU case (altough it has been closed back again), when starting the computer,  there will be the alarm tone sound is quite disturbing.
And we must press the F1 key to continue loading the OS (Operating System). And this will continue on every time the computer is restarted.

The warning is : error  912 - The computer has been removed. The machinecover has been removed
since last system start up. please Ensure That any system access wasauthorized.

To solve this problem:

Saturday, October 1, 2011

How to Replace Battery of BIOS / CMOS Desktop Computer

When the computer is turned on, before entering the OS (operating system) it will be handled by the BIOS (Basic Input Output System) first, initialize the existing hardwares, set some basic configurations (date, time, etc.), and then run the OS.

BIOS configuration is controled by CMOS (Complementary metal oxide semiconductor) and the configuration will be lost (back to the default setting) when the battery is weak or exhausted.

Here is one example of a warning if the BIOS battery is weak /empty/low :

Usually we will press F2 to continue, or press F1 to setup. If we press setup (F1) and set the BIOS, then the configuration will be lost again when  the computer  shutdown.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

How to Enable Hyper Terminal In Windows 7

Hyperterminal Windows 7.
Windows 7 Hyperterminal.
Hyper terminal is used for data communication via serial port com or TCP/IP Winsock. Unfortunately on Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 we can't see anymore, even though many of us who still need it, and it is not the solution if we have to go back to Windows XP.
The solution :

Friday, September 23, 2011

List of Microsoft Excel Keyboard Shortcut

Just as in other Microsoft Office Software,  in Microsoft Excel  if we want to work  faster or you don't like to use a mouse, then you can use keyboard to hit the shortcut key.

Bellow are list of shortcut keys for Ms Excel :

1      Ctrl + A      select all
2      Ctrl + B      make Bold 
3      Ctrl + I      make italic
4      Ctrl + K      insert link.
5      Ctrl + U      make under line
6      Ctrl + P      Show print dialog
7      Ctrl + Z      Undo
8       F2      Edit  selected cell
9       F5      Go to defined cell
10       Shift + F5      showing search form
11       F7      Check spelling
12       F11      making chart
13       Shift + F3      Insert function / formula
14      Ctrl + Shift + ;      Insert time (hour,min)
15      Ctrl + ;      insert date
16      Alt + Shift + F1      new worksheet
17      Ctrl + 5      strikethrough
18      Ctrl + F9      Minimize
19      Ctrl + F10      Maximize 
20      Ctrl + F6      Switch between opened excel
21      Ctrl + Page up      toggle beetwen Sheet to the left
22      Ctrl + Page down      toggle beetwen Sheet to the right
23      Ctrl + Tab      toggle beetwen opened  excel
24      Alt + =      add sum formula
25      Ctrl + '      inserting the value upside cell
26      Ctrl + Shift + !      Number in coma format
27      Ctrl + Shift + $      currency format
28      Ctrl + Shift + #      date formating
29      Ctrl + Shift + %      formating in percent
30      Ctrl + Shift + ^      format in scient
31      Ctrl + Shift + @      time formating
32      Ctrl + Arrow key        move to next text
33      Ctrl + Space      select all columb
34      Shift + Space      select all row.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Kill Task using Click Mouse, Without Ctrl+Alt+Del

If  your program stop working and appears warning Not Responding, we usualy have to kill the process by pressing the combination key Ctrl + Alt + Del  to get into task manager to end  the troubled program.

We can also kill Process / End task by using click the mouse, without pressing the Ctrl + Alt + Del

We can make the shortcut for Kill Process, so if we need to make ending task  just Click the shortcut using mouse.

To make the Shortcut
 Right click on the screen on the desktop, click New -> Shortcut
 In the column type the location of the item copy and paste this code:
taskkill.exe / f / fi "status eq not responding"
 Click Next, click Finish.

See Also :
 How to lock the leftmost column or top row cells in Ms Excel 2007 
 How to Remove or Disable Ctrl-Alt-Del when Log in to Windows 
 Creating New Folder in Windows 7 without  click mouse 

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Freeze Panes in MS Excel 2007 (lock the leftmost column or top row)

If you work with spreadsheets with large size, and want the top row or leftmost column (which usually contains a description, number, date, name, etc) are always visible (because of  limited display screen of computer), we can use the Freeze Panes tool.

1. Open your Excel Spreadsheet Document
2. Highlight  the cell just below the second row and second column, (assuming the first row and first column to be locked)
3. Click the View Tab
4. Click Freeze Panes
5. Click Freeze Panes,  

the row and first column will lock, to see the result try moving to the far down or right side cell.

To restore to its original state (without freeze panes)
1. Click the View Tab
2. Click the Freeze Panes
3. Click unfreeze Panes.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Displaying Random Home Page in Browser

Want something different every time you open your computer's browser?.

The following
interesting web sites provide links to make random page of their articles.
Just put the link on the Home Page settings in your browser, then every time the browser is run, will present a different page.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

How to Backup and Restore HP ProCurve Switch Configuration via Serial port

For anticipation loss or destruction the configuration of a managed switch, we should backup the configuration, so if a problem occurs, we can easily restore or copy the configuration file into a new equipment.

For HP ProCurve Networking (switches ProCurve 2910, 2510 series, etc.), one of the way to backup and restore is done through a serial port rs 232, using a hyper terminal connection.

Step by step Backup

Assumptions, Switch has been connected to the computer using a serial cable and use the hyper terminal and logged in as a manager (administrator)

• Type : copy startup-config xmodem pc then hit the enter key
• Click on the Transfer menu and then select Receive File

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Script to make the computer speaks according to the words we wrote

With a few script, we can make the computer speak according to the text that we have written.
Follow these steps :

• Open Notepad
• Copy and Paste to notepad these script bellow
Dim message, sapi
message=InputBox("What do you want me to say?","Speak to Me")
Set sapi=CreateObject("sapi.spvoice")
sapi.Speak message 

Monday, September 12, 2011

Enabling Telnet in Windows 7

Unlike the previous windows, Windows XP and Windows Vista, Telnet in Windows 7 By default is not activated.

Here are the steps to enable Telnet in Windows 7

1. Click Start
2. Click Control Panel
3. Select View By : Large icons or small icons ( at the up right of the page )
4. Select Programs And Features
5. Click Turn Windows features on or off ( at the up left of the page )
6. Give a checklist at Telnet Client
7. Click OK.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

How to Disable Ctrl Alt Del when logging on to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7

This is the old post may be not relevant  again for the time.

In Microsoft windows, when you will log on to your computer, one of the way is you have to press ctrl + alt + del.
If you want to bypass this way to login or eliminate this requirement for the logon process faster, here is the easiest way.
The tool is for disappearing / bypassing the ctrl alt del, can be downloaded from:

work with windows XP, Vista and Windows 7

If you want to restore back  (  logon with using Control Alt Del again )
here is the tool from this link:

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Displaying Google Maps on Blog

If you want to tell or share the location of a place, just open Google maps, specify a location, then do share, you can send via e-mail, instant messenger or post through the blog or website.

For example, in this post I show the picture / photo and would like to inform you the location of the photo using google maps.

The location on google maps :

View Larger Map

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Entering Into Bios, Sony Vaio VPCS125FG

Not all of laptops / notebooks showing information the way to get into the bios setup when the computer is turned on, including the Sony VAIO notebook series VPCS125FG.


On Sony VAIO series VPCS125FG, to get into the bios setup the way is:
Press the Esc key and then F2  (quickly and repeatly) when the laptop is turned on before loading the Operating system

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Creating New Folder Without Using Click Mouse in Windows 7

When you're working with computer, especially while typing writing, of course use more keyboard than use  mouse click. even you would like to avoid using mouse as much as possible, including when  you will create a new folder.

To create a New folder without clicking the mouse, hit CTRL  SHIFT  N at the same time.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Change The Value of Serial COM Port for USB to Serial in Windows 2000, Windows Me and Windows 98 SE

Change Com Port for USB to Serial

Currently it has rarely use Operating system Windows 2000, Windows me, or Windows 98 SE. But for certain purposes still exist, for example, used in a controller device, machine controllers or for other purposes.

When we install an USB to Serial com converter then it will be obtained automatically, for examples COM 5, Com 6, etc.
In Windows 2000, Me or 98 SE, to change the serial com port as we want, for example we want COM 2, we must convert hexa decimal values for the port ​​manually.

Go to Device Manager,
• Windows 2000
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager
• Windows 98/ME
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> System -> Device Manager

Saturday, June 25, 2011

How to Protect Document Using Password in Ms. Office Word 2007

In Microsoft Office Word  2007, (same for others office 2007  Ms. excel 2007 and Ms. Power  Point 2007) to protect a file or document with a password is very simple,
• Inside the document,  Go to Save As ( Klick at Office Button, then klick Save as

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Keyboard Shortcuts For Google Chrome Browser

Chrome Shortcut.

For you who used to work using the shortcut, list keyboard shortcuts  for Google Chrome browser is likely to be useful.

Below are the lists :

 Action / instruction / DestinationKeyboard Shortcut 
1Bookmark CTRL+D
2Chrome Task Manager SHIFT+ECS
3Close Google Chrome WindowCTRL+W
4Download File HistoryCTRL+J
5Enter search query at address / go to address barCTRL+E
6Go Backward / ForwardALT+left Arrow / right Arrow
7History http://h0w2.blogspot.comCTRL+H
8Increase decrease size of FontCTRL +/-
9Java DebuggerALT+`
10New Google Chrome WindowCTRL+N
11New TabCTRL+T
12Open Web PageCTRL+O
14Private Browsing CTRL+SHIFT+N
17Search on PageCTRL+F or F3
18Select Address bar ALT+D
19Show/Hide Bookmark ToolCTRL+B
20Switch between TabsCTRL+TAB or CTRL+PGUP/PGDW
21View SourceCTRL+U

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Step by Step Backup And Restore Using HP Data Protector

To understand the mechanism of backup-restore using HP ( Hewlett Packard ) Data Protector needs to be understood first of Architecture HP Data Protector is described as follows:

Architecture of HP Data Protector Backup and Restore based on the concept of Cell. Cell is a network environment, consisting of the Cell Manager, client backup, backup device and the Graphical User Interface (GUI).

Cell Manager is a computer where the Data Protector software installed that serves as a central control point of the backup-restore environment.
Clients are computers that have installed Data Protector software agent, which is the source of data that will be the backup.

Device is a device where the backup data will be stored in the backup media.
GUI is a Graphical User Interface that is used by administrators to configure the backup-restore, manage backup media, backup data, restore data.
In one neighborhood Cell may have only one (1) Cell Manager, but allowed to have more than one installation GUI, more than one Device Backup Tape and more than one client to be backed up, limited by the number of licenses installed.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Ranking of Websites in Mid - 2011

Search analytics firm compete recently released a list of the Top websites for the month of April 2011 according to the number of unique visitors.

RankWebsite NameUnique Visitors

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Super Control Panel In Windows 7

Do you feel confused with the Control Panel in Windows 7 ?maybe there are some icons are missing or you hard to find what you look for.
Why not try The Super Control Panel, is a very complete control panel.
How to open it,
 The Super Control Panel ?
• Create a new folder
• Rename it to h0w2.{ED7BA470-8E54-825C-465E-99712043E01C}
Change the red character with yours 

Now open the folder,  and you already have a super control panel.

Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report In Windows 7

If you have a laptop/ notebook with windows 7 Operating system, you can use the efficiency calculator  to generate loads of useful information about its power consumption. Used in the right way, this can help you make huge gains in terms of battery life and performance. 

Go to command prompt as an administrator by typing cmd  in Start Search,
At the command line, type  powercfg -energy and hit Enter, 
The system  will scan and  looking for ways to improve power efficiency. wait for a moment,  It will then publish the results in an HTML file.