About AnandK@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

Turn off display of recent search entries in Windows Explorer

To protect your search privacy, you may wish to Turn off display of recent searches. These are the same entries which appear in the drop-down, when you search through the explorer. Windows Explorer shows suggestion pop-ups as users type into […]

How to show all Drives in Windows 10/8/7 Computer folder

Windows Computer folder, by default, displays your basic hard drives. But if you want to show all the drives, including the empty ones, like say a memory card reader, in your Explorer, you can do so as follows. Show all […]

How to Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

A small tip on how to run your command prompt as an administrator or in other words, open an elevated command prompt, in Windows 7 or Windows 10/8. We have seen how to launch Command Prompt, and carry out many tasks. […]

Caret Browsing in Internet Explorer

Caret Browsing is a new feature introduced in Internet Explorer 8 and later.  With this feature enabled, you can using the navigating keys on the keyboard, select text & move it around within a webpage . You can select and copy […]

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How to disable Taskbar Jump Lists in Windows 7

Windows 7 has a new taskbar feature referred to as the Jump Lists.  If you don’t like or use this feature, you can easily disable Jump Lists. To do this, simply follow these instructions. Disable Taskbar Jump Lists Right click […]

Clean up a messy Windows desktop with Deskcretary

Does your Windows desktop look like this ? If so, you may want to check out Deskcretary,a freeware to clean up a messy Windows desktop. Clean up Windows desktop Deskcretary is a free powerful desktop cleanup application that allows the […]

New registry keys in Windows 7 Desktop Window Manager

In this post, we will see some of the new registry keys in Windows 7 Desktop Window Manager. There are some new registry keys in the DWM registry key which can be found in the following location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM They are […]

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Security Enhancements in Windows 7

Windows 7 builds upon the strong security lineage of Windows Vista and retains and builds upon the development processes and technologies that have made Windows Vista the most secure version of the Windows client to date. 

How to open a folder in a new process in Windows 10/8/7

Whenever you click on any folder icon, explorer.exe open. Click on any folder inside it and explorer.exe will open this folder also in the same process. This is so, by default, Explorer opens all folders within the same process. Open […]

Libraries & HomeGroup feature in Windows 7/8/10

In Windows Vista you had, Documents, Downloads, Photos, Videos, and Music. Whereas in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 you see, Personal Documents, Personal Downloads, Personal Photos, Personal Videos, and Personal Music. You will also see a change in […]

Using Stationery in Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail is a popular web mail client. You can if you wish, you can customize your mail, which you send out. To pep up your mail, you can, if you wish, you can have a background image, as […]