Defrag Options & Command line switches in Windows 7 / 8 / 10

The Disk Defragmenter in Windows 10/8/7 offers some additional options compared to that in Windows Vista. Its command line version has some additional switches. Open an elevated command prompt windows. Defrag Command line switches Type Defrag /? and hit Enter. This will […]

Change the location of Search Index in Windows 7 / 8

You may, if you wish, chose to change the default location of search index in Windows 7. It is, by default, stored at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data  folder, which is a hidden system folder. Change location of Search Index To do so, Open […]

Add Bing Federated Search to Windows 7 Explorer

You can now add Bing Search to Windows 7 Explorer. Federated search enables users to search remote data sources from within Windows Explorer. Add Bing Federated Search Explorer You have to download a .osdx file from Bing.com. Double click on […]

What are Windows Libraries – FAQ

In Windows 7, you see, Personal Documents, Personal Downloads, Personal Photos, Personal Videos, and Personal Music. You will also see a change in naming in the Public User Profile: Public Documents, Public Downloads, Public Photos, Public Videos, and Public Music. […]

Computer Hardware Chart – A Pictorial Guide

From every kind of memory to A/V input/outputs, processors, and hard drives, this guide shows in easy-to-recognize pictorial form the possible guts in your computer. It’s either a really useful quick guide, or err … nerd porn at its best […]

Windows Nostalgia Theme Pack for Windows 7

So you’ve been a long time user and you’d like to go back in memory lane; then here’s a theme pack for Windows 7 which will take you back. Windows Nostalgia Theme Windows Nostalgia Theme for Windows 7 displays Windows logo […]

A Kosher search engine; And now a Halal browser?

A new “kosher” search engine called Koogle was recently launched for orthodox Jews living in Israel, allowing them to surf the net without compromising the religious standards set by their rabbis. Koogle.co.il, which is a pun on search engine behemoth […]

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How many times can you re-install Windows ?

Many users want to know – How many times can I re install Windows 10/8/7/Vista? Microsoft has now gone on record saying that you can re-install Windows as many times as you want. How many times can I re-install Windows Microsoft […]

Cartoon: Windows & OSX reaction to Google Chrome OS

Microsoft has been the undisputed leader for operating systems with around a 90% odd market share. But with Google announcing the Chrome OS, an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks, many quickly want to […]

How to kill explorer.exe in Windows 8 / 7 / Vista in 3 clicks

There may be times when you may want to kill explorer.exe in Windows, maybe because your Windows explorer freezes frequently.  The usual way of terminating the explorer process in Windows 7 or Windows Vista is through the Task Manager. Kill explorer.exe […]

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 […]

Jumplist Launcher: Combine multiple programs in one icon

The newly introduced Jump Lists in Windows 7, appear when you right-click on an icon in the taskbar or superbar. These help improving the workflow. But  if you want combine multiple programs in one icon, then its not possible. Jumplist […]