Posts under Windows category

Disable Recent Search Suggestions in Windows 7

Windows Explorer shows suggestion pop-ups as users type into the Search Box.  These suggestions are based on their past entries into the Search Box. But if you wish, you may disable suggesting of recent queries for the Search Box and […]

Show Windows version On Desktop

There may be reasons that you would like to show the version of your Windows operating system on your desktop. Now if you want to display the version of your Windows 7 or Window 8 on your desktop, here is […]

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Remove Compress Old Files option from Disk Cleanup in Windows

The built-in Disk Cleanup Utility helps remove old and junk files fro your Windows installation. It includes several options and types of files that can be removed. One of the options is of compressing old files. The Compress Old Files […]

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How to make a Visual Style for Windows Vista

With this easy-to understand tutorial, you will be able to create or make your own visual styles for your Windows Vista. Lets us see how you can do it. Make a Visual Style for Windows Vista First you will need […]

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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 […]

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Manage Windows Vista Power Schemes Effectively & Efficiently

Most mobile users have Windows Vista on their portable Laptops and as such, it becomes imperative to them to make their battery stretch as far is possible. Fortunately, Vista Is Green; and has great power management schemes. Manage Windows Vista […]

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 […]

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How to edit the Windows Vista Visual Style

The GUI interface of Windows Vista is one of the most popular interface in the operating system market today. But what if you wish to customize your Windows Vista according to your own wish? In this article, you can learn […]

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Enable Vista Aero GUI in Windows Vista Home Basic

Windows Vista is a powerful operating system available in today’s software market but many people know and love Vista only because of the awesome Aero GUI. Unfortunately, this Aero GUI is not present in the Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. However here […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Whats new in DirectX 11 ?

DirectX 11 offers a dazzling array of new toys for game developers and  many people would like to know a bit about it. DirectX 11 new features & capabilities DirectX 11, in combination with new graphics hardware, and in some […]

Windows XP SP3 vs Windows Vista SP1 vs Windows 7

Microsoft has recently released a Windows Client Comparison Chart. It compares the features of its three recent Windows releases viz Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Windows 7. This chart compares features of interest to […]

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Keyboard shortcuts for Windows Media Player in Windows

Microsoft has, in Windows 7/8/10, improved how people can play and manage their digital media content, like music and videos, through Windows Media Player. Not only did Microsoft give Windows Media Player a face lift, it now also takes advantage […]