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Copy files & settings with Windows Easy Transfer

Windows 7 comes with an inbuilt tool called as Windows Easy Transfer which enables you to automatically copy your files, photos, music, e-mail, settings, and more to your new Windows 7. Windows Easy Transfer Windows Easy Transfer makes it much […]

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What is the maximum memory (RAM) limit for 64-bit Windows 7/8 ?

Different Windows editions have had different upper maximum RAM limits. 64-bit Windows support different amounts of memory as a SKU differentiating feature, with the low end being 512MB for Windows XP Starter to 128GB for Vista Ultimate and 192GB for […]

Basic Command Prompt Tips for Windows 10/8/7

Here are some basic Command Prompt Tricks and Tips to help a Windows user, while using the CMD in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. To begin, first, launch Command Prompt. Command Prompt Tips 1] Customize CMD window You […]

How to install and uninstall Fonts in Windows 10/8/7

Fonts in Windows 7/8/10 are located in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. Windows features over 40 new fonts. However, if you would still like to install new fonts in Windows, the process to do so now is quite simple. Install Fonts in […]

How to use Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 10/8/7

The Problem Steps Recorder or PSR.exe in the Windows operating system is a feature that enables users to record their interactions with an application and provide a detailed screen-by-screen view with accompanying the information. Problem Steps Recorder or PSR.exe Solving […]

Windows 7 Calculator

In Windows 7, several new functions have been added. The calculator can be operated in 4 modes: Standard, Scientific, Programmer & Statistics. Windows 7 Calculator Its interface has been divided into three areas. These are: Calculation history Current calculation Special […]

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Shortcut to shuffle through program windows in Windows 7

If you have multiple windows of the same program open on your Windows 7 desktop, you can go through or shuffle through them easily in Windows 7. Shuffle through program windows Starting with Windows Vista, pressing the Win+Tab key lets […]

What is a Windows Security Identifier & how to resolve an SID

A Security Identifier (SID) is a unique value of variable length that is used to identify a security principal or security group in Windows operating systems. Well-known SIDs are a group of SIDs that identify generic users or generic groups. […]

Robocopy in Windows & Microsoft Robocopy GUI

Robocopy in Windows 10/8/7 is a robust, flexible, configurable tool, with over 80 switches. It can handle any batch or synchronous copy you have in mind. Robocopy is designed for reliable mirroring of directories or directory trees. It has features […]

Change Windows Aero Peek Desktop Preview times

Aero Peek is a new feature in Windows 7. If you have many windows open on your desktop, it is quite easy to lose track of them. If you wish to change the Aero Peek Desktop Preview times to make […]

How to install Windows 7 on a PC having less RAM

If you wish to install Windows 7, 32-bit, on a PC with say less than 512 MB RAM, you can try to install it with 512 MB RAM and then once installed, remove some memory leaving only say, 256 MB […]

Hidden Switches to start Windows Media Center in Windows 7

Microsoft has included several hidden switches in Windows 7, to start up the Windows Media Center (MCE). You may simply create a desktop shortcut using them. Changing the way ehshell.exe launches can allow you to disable it upon startup. Switches […]

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Chart

Microsoft appears to have sent an “Official Windows 7 Upgrade chart” to Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal. The chart to many  tells a rather confusing story: Upgrading to Windows 7 will be hideously complex. Windows 7 Upgrade Chart […]