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Windows Upgrade Warnings vs Upgrade Blocks

This article shows the difference between Upgrade Warnings & Upgrade Blocks and tells you how to go about resolving them, should you encounter any of them, while upgrading to Windows 7/8/10. Windows Upgrade Warnings vs. Upgrade Blocks When upgrading to […]

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Fix Windows Media Player Video Flickering in Windows 7

Microsoft has released a hotfix to resolve an issue, where the video image flickers when you configure Windows Media Player 12 to display the subtitles of a DVD in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.< Windows Media Player Video […]

Whats new in Windows 7, Windows Easy Transfer wizard.

Moving to a new PC or installing a new operating system on the one you have is a lot easier with Windows Easy Transfer. Windows Easy Transfer is a wizard that helps you transfer the data that is important to […]

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Data is missing after an upgrade to Windows 7

It is always recommended that you backup your data before upgrading Windows. But if you did not and if you have just upgraded to Windows 7 and find that for some reason, your data is missing after the upgrade, here […]

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Features removed during an upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7

A Windows 7 Upgrade from Windows Vista will show you some missing features! When upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7, the following features will be removed after the Windows 7 upgrade installation: List of features removed Ultimate Extra Components: – […]

How to change DNS settings in Windows 10/8/7

Most are aware that Google Public DNS has been recently launched. If you wish, you can override the default DNS (Domain Name Server) settings on your computer so you can specify which DNS server is used, or which IP address […]

Windows 7 tips videos to help you work more productively

The Windows 7 for Business web site has recently put up some great 60 second videos about Windows 7 to help you work more quickly and more productively & efficiently. These 8 brief videos, providing hints and tips on getting […]

Kill a process in Windows

How to kill a process in Windows 10/8/7

If a Program is not responding, it means that a problem has occurred in the program and it is, therefore, interacting more slowly than usual with Windows. You can choose to wait for it to start working automatically or you […]

Physical Memory Limits for Windows 7

Limits on memory and address space vary by platform, operating system, and by whether the IMAGE_FILE_LARGE_ADDRESS_AWARE value of the LOADED_IMAGE structure and 4-gigabyte tuning (4GT) are in use.

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SkipRearm lets you use Windows without activating

SkipRearm is a registry entry which specifies whether to run the Windows Software Licensing Rearm program. Rearming a computer restores Windows Vista and later, to the original licensing state. All licensing and registry data related to activation is either removed or […]

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Customize colors in Windows 7 and Vista Copying dialog box

This tutorial will show you how to change the attributes animation color of Windows Copying, Moving, Deleting, and Applying Dialog box. With the release of Windows Vista, Microsoft has developed a new method of animation in explorer instead of AVIs (Video […]

Turn On or Turn Off ReadyBoost in Windows 7/8

Windows 7 has improved the capabilities of ReadyBoost over Windows Vista. Using ReadyBoost can speed up your computer by using storage space on most USB flash drives and flash memory cards. Turn On or Turn Off ReadyBoost  To enable or […]

Windows Pointers & Mouse Settings for left-handed people

Left-handed people are sometimes placed at a slight disadvantage by the prevalence of right-handed tools, since most of them are designed to be comfortably used with the right hand. This may apply in the case of Windows too! Pointers & […]