Tag: Windows

..contributing to IT in London since 2002..

Minimum Apache/PHP, Maximum Performance

The idea is simple: why don’t we turn off all the modules of Apache HTTPD server and PHP which we do not use at all? Hopefully, we should get the light version of the application platform. Surely, there may be various ways to optimize Apache and PHP, monitor it, and then fine tune it again …

Another clumsy application from Microsoft: cisvc.exe

Also known as content indexing service, this process is part of Windows operating system, and it is supposed to index the files on the drive(s), which should provide faster file search and access using the indexing service catalog. Instead of speeding up your machine, it sometimes slows it down, which is probably because some dummy …

Give me my simple Windows Explorer back!

Fancy vista makeup comes with some loss of simple old features: Select All (Ctrl + A) items in a folder simply does NOT work anymore!? But why?! I cannot understand why Microsoft is capable of producing very popular software applications, and is still incapable of keeping usefull features ..or breaking the working parts!? Apparently, this …