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.

Get & read email from all your mail accounts in Hotmail

Hotmail customers in the US, Canada, and Brazil can now add other e-mail accounts to Hotmail! No need to sign into multiple services to check all your messages on the web. Instead, you can see any POP-enabled e-mail account (including […]

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Windows Vista Features removed in Windows 7

Windows 7 contains many new features. However certain programs & features that were a part of Windows Vista have been removed in Windows 7. The following is a short list of some important features that have been removed in Windows […]

Uninstall programs using Registry in Windows 10/8/7

Not many may know, but there are different ways to uninstall a program in Windows 10/8/7 . You can uninstall programs using the Control Panel and navigating to the Programs & Features applet or you can use the Program’s own uninstaller, which you […]

Image Tuner: Free photo editing software for Windows

Image Tuner is a free software for batch resizing, converting, watermarking and renaming your digital photos and images from and to JPG, BMP, PNG, TIF and GIF formats. The program will help you to prepare your digital photos to upload […]

Hide or unhide Desktop icons in Windows 10/8/7

If your Desktop icons are not showing in Windows10/8/7 or if you want to hide or unhide the desktop icons, then this post is sure to interest you. If your desktop icons do not display on your Windows desktop, try […]

Windows Vista Theme For Windows 7

Yes, you read it right. I’m talking about a Windows Vista custom theme for Windows 7 ! While everyone’s talking about Windows 7 look-alike themes for Windows Vista, I was just  wondering if there would be a Vista them for […]

Windows 7 Upgrade Path and Test Matrix

Microsoft has released a document which outlines supported and unsupported upgrade paths for Windows 7 SKUs. This table outlines the paths in the form of a matrix. Windows 7 Upgrade Path • Upgrades to Windows 7 from the following operating […]

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) – FAQ

I have compiled a list of answers to some frequently asked questions which a Microsoft Security Essentials user may have : Microsoft Security Essentials Q: What is Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) exactly? A: MSE is Microsoft’s free antivirus offering to […]

Enable, Restore, Create Briefcase in Windows 7/8

Windows 8 / 7 and Vista for that matter, does not activate the Briefcase feature by default. The Briefcase was a utility to let users sync files between two computers. But it is not much used since Vista. Create Briefcase in […]

How to remove the Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows

The Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows lets you know where you were before you current click. It is as such, quite useful at times. But if you would like to remove this, try this: Remove the Universal Focus Rectangle Download […]

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Internet Explorer tabs freezing or open slowly

The performance of Internet Explorer has improved over the years especially in version 8 onwards. It now opens quickly, is secure, and renders webpages very well. But sometimes you may find that its new tabs freeze while opening or are […]

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ReadyBoost Feature in Windows 8/7/Vista

Windows Vista introduces a new feature called ReadyBoost. In a way, actually Ready Boost for hard drives already exists in the form of Page files. Please note that this does not put the paging file onto a flash disk; the […]

Bloggers … be careful with your reviews now !

Many bloggers accept perks such as free laptops, trips to Europe, $500 gift cards or even thousands of dollars for a 200-word post. Bloggers vary in how they disclose such freebies, if they do so at all. The practice has […]

Fix Windows Live Messenger Errors with ZapMessenger

What do you do when you find that your Windows Live Messenger is giving out errors and you are at your wits end to resolve them. The simplest solution is to uninstall and re-install it. But if you still continue […]