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How to disable Taskbar Jump Lists in Windows 7

Windows 7 has a new taskbar feature referred to as the Jump Lists.  If you don’t like or use this feature, you can easily disable Jump Lists. To do this, simply follow these instructions. Disable Taskbar Jump Lists Right click […]

New registry keys in Windows 7 Desktop Window Manager

In this post, we will see some of the new registry keys in Windows 7 Desktop Window Manager. There are some new registry keys in the DWM registry key which can be found in the following location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM They are […]

How to open a folder in a new process in Windows 10/8/7

Whenever you click on any folder icon, explorer.exe open. Click on any folder inside it and explorer.exe will open this folder also in the same process. This is so, by default, Explorer opens all folders within the same process. Open […]

Libraries & HomeGroup feature in Windows 7/8/10

In Windows Vista you had, Documents, Downloads, Photos, Videos, and Music. Whereas in Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 you see, Personal Documents, Personal Downloads, Personal Photos, Personal Videos, and Personal Music. You will also see a change in […]

Jump List feature in Windows 7

Windows 7 has introduced a new UI feature called as the Jump List. Jump Lists is a list of recent documents for that program. You also see a list of features unique to that application. For example in Windows Live Messenger’s […]

Tweak Windows 10/8/7 through Local Group Policy Editor

Windows lets you use the Group Policy to define user and computer configurations for groups of users and computers. With the Group Policy snap-in you can specify policy settings for the following: Registry-based policies, Security options, Software installation and maintenance […]

How to Disable Pinned Taskbar Programs in Windows 7

Pinned Taskbar Programs allow you to pin your favorite program icons to your Windows Taskbar. But if you want to disable the Pinned Taskbar Programs in Windows 7, here is how you can do so. Disable Pinned Taskbar Programs Type […]

Desktop Preview feature In Windows 7

In Windows 7, in the extreme right side of the taskbar, you will see a vertical rectangular portion. Moving your cursor to this area will make the open windows transparent and let you preview your desktop. Clicking on it will […]

Program Compatibility Troubleshooter in Windows 10/8/7

Most programs which ran in Windows Vista, will run in Windows 10 or Windows 8/7. However if you find that the program still does not run properly, you should check run the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter in Windows 10/8/7. Program Compatibility Troubleshooter […]

Access or launch any file or folder from Windows taskbar

The Windows operating system allows you to Access or launch any file or folder from taskbar easily. Rather than going through the Start Menu, there is an easy way to launch your Computer and access any file or folder from the […]

Ways to open Command Prompt in a folder in Windows

The Command Prompt is Windows feature of Windows that lets you execute MS-DOS and other computer commands and perform tasks on your computer without using the Windows graphical interface. There are various ways how you can launch Command Prompt windows. Open […]

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New Shell Commands in Windows 7

Shell commands are used when you want to access relatively inaccessible locations in Windows. They can also be used to create desktop shortcuts. Windows 7 New Shell Commands Windows 7 has a few new shell commands. Some of the useful […]