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.

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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 […]

BumpTop 3D Desktop for Windows 7

Lovers of Windows customization are sure to like this freeware. BumpTop is a fun, intuitive 3D desktop that keeps you organized and makes you more productive. Like a real desk, but better. BumpTop replaces your desktop with a visual environment […]

Location of Windows Live Mail Store Folder

Windows Live Mail  downloads and stores the mail on your disk. While you can always access your emails, email ID’s, etc from the Windows Live Mail, you may want to know the location of the folder where they are stored. […]

Send Receive button missing in Windows Live Mail

If you’ve installed one of the latter versions of Windows Live Mail, you will notice that there is no Send / Receive button on the menu bar. It will not be available even from the Customize Toolbar options. Send Receive […]

Customize Windows Live Messenger with HiYo

HiYo, from Incredimail, is a free add-on for Windows Live Messenger, giving you tons of cool Winks, Emoticons, Animations, Sound FX, Display Pictures (Avatars), Nudges, Text FX, Audibles, and more to upgrade your MSN Messenger experience.  HiYo for Windows Messenger * […]

Customize visually, Windows Live Messenger 9 with A-Patch

A-Patch lets you customize the visual appearance of your Windows Live Messenger. If you are a Messenger user and want to customize it, you definitely want to check it out. A-Patch for Windows Live Messenger  lets you do the following […]

Choice Guard feature in Windows Live Wave 3

Choice Guard does a simple task of writing a value into the Windows 7 registry and protecting your default settings.  During installations, if opted for,  it is responsible for setting the users homepage and search defaults.

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How to remove ads from Windows Live Messenger

If you dont like ads appearing at the bottom of your Windows Live Messenger and you’d like to remove them  you can do so easily! a) You could modify the Hosts file. The Hosts file contains the mappings of IP […]

Identify who has deleted you in Windows Live Messenger!

If you want to find out if any of your Windows Live Messenger contacts or friends have deleted or blocked or removed your name, from their contacts list, here are ways to do so. Who deleted you in Messenger Open […]