Posts under Windows category

Microsoft Events and Errors Message Center

At times you may want to search for help, support, detailed message explanations, recommended user actions and links to additional support and resources, to events & error messages  which your Windows Operating System or any other Microsoft product may throw […]

Test Drive Windows 7 at Microsoft’s VLabCenter

Before finally buying a Windows 7, if you as an end-user, would like to test drive & experience Windows 7 Professional in a fully-functioning environment, without having to install the full version, you can now do so at Microsoft. Test […]

How to skip the start-up animation in Windows Media Center

Whenever you start Windows Media Center, you see an animation first. During this period, the application is initializing itself. If you don’t like the start-up animation in Windows Media Center, and you would like to skip it, here is how […]

Windows Troubleshooters not working

Fix: Built-in Windows Troubleshooters not working

While the very efficient & effective inbuilt Windows Troubleshooters in Windows are meant to make your life easy, what if they themselves refuse to work properly, some day, for some reason!? If your Windows Troubleshooters are not working, then these suggestions […]

image not found

Which folders can be added to the Windows Library?

In Windows 7, you can include folders in a Library from many different locations, such as your computer’s C drive, an external hard drive, or a network. The primary requirement for a new library location is that the content in […]

The OpenSearch Standard used in Windows 7 Federated Search

Windows 7 introduced support for search federation to remote data stores using OpenSearch technologies that enable users to access and interact with their remote data from within Windows Explorer. OpenSearch Standard in Windows Federated Search “The OpenSearch v1.1 standard basically […]

image not found

The Mystery of the 3 Music Files in Windows 7

When you open the C:\Windows\Media folder, you will notice that it includes Windows sounds & sound schemes. Among them you will find 3 MIDI sequence sound files: onestop.mid, flourish.mid & town.mid. I happened to be browsing this Media folder when […]

The Hidden Text Editor in Windows operating system

Windows 7, like its predecessors, Windows Vista & Windows XP, includes another text editor, apart from Notepad. It is called as the MS-DOS Editor.  To access it, simply type edit in Start Search and hit Enter. MS-DOS Editor Located in […]

The Complete Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts eBook

We are pleased to release The Complete Windows 7 Shortcuts eBook. Windows 7 includes a lot of new keyboard shortcuts that are unknown to a new user. This eBook comprises of more than 200 keyboard shortcuts containing almost all the […]

Troubleshoot Windows 10/8/7 Activation States

If for some reason your Windows 10/8/7 online activation fails completely, you may see an Activate by Telephone option in the wizard. You can always use the Product Activation Wizard and use the Activate by phone or Contact customer support […]

Fix: Windows 7 Start Menu hides behind the taskbar

If, when you click the Windows Start Orb,  you find that the start menu has dropped down and hidden behind the taskbar, then you may want to try this solution. This issue may not occur every time, but maybe, only […]