Posts under Windows category

How to disable Windows Backup notification in Windows 10/8/7

By default, in Windows 10/8/7 & Windows Vista, Windows Backup notifies end-users to configure Windows Backup. Notifications can appear in the Action Center after seven days without having configured Windows Backup, or when an end-user attaches an external hard drive. […]

Why has my color scheme been changed to Windows 7 Basic ?

If while working on your Windows 7 you suddenly receive an error message: The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic or maybe some aero visual element such as window frame transparency has been turned off, then the […]

Enable Games in Windows 7 Professional Edition

Just as Microsoft had disabled Games by default in the Business and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista, bowing down to pressure from Employers and the Corporates, games have been disabled in Windows 7 Professional Edition too! Apparently Minesweeper and games […]

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Manage the OS images effectively with DISM in Windows 10/8

Deployment Image Servicing & Management (DISM) is a new command-line tool which was introduced in Windows 7 for deployment.  DISM can be used to service a Window image or to prepare a Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) image. DISM also […]

How to make Windows 10/8/7 Cursor blink faster

Maybe you think your mouse cursor blinks too slow for your liking or maybe you just want it to blink faster. Should you feel the need, you can make your Windows 10, Windows 7 or Windows 8 cursor blink faster. Make […]

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How to block the Browser Choice Screen in Windows 7/8

By editing the registry, you can if you wish block the Browser Choice Update  Screen, which is offered in the European version of Windows 7. The technique is designed for system administrators responsible for managed environments under a Volume Licensing […]

Troubleshooting Group Policy in Windows 10/8/7

Troubleshooting Group Policy in Windows can be difficult. But here are a few tips from Microsoft’s Group Policy team. Follow the tree and check the suggestions in the blue box, as shown in the diagram. Troubleshooting Group Policy in Windows […]