Turn off display of recent search entries in Windows Explorer

To protect your search privacy, you may wish to Turn off display of recent searches. These are the same entries which appear in the drop-down, when you search through the explorer. Windows Explorer shows suggestion pop-ups as users type into […]

How to show all Drives in Windows 10/8/7 Computer folder

Windows Computer folder, by default, displays your basic hard drives. But if you want to show all the drives, including the empty ones, like say a memory card reader, in your Explorer, you can do so as follows. Show all […]

How to Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

A small tip on how to run your command prompt as an administrator or in other words, open an elevated command prompt, in Windows 7 or Windows 10/ 8. We have seen how to launch Command Prompt, and carry out many […]

Caret Browsing in Internet Explorer

Caret Browsing is a new feature introduced in Internet Explorer 8 and later.  With this feature enabled, you can using the navigating keys on the keyboard, select text & move it around within a webpage . You can select and copy […]

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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 […]

Clean up a messy Windows desktop with Deskcretary

Does your Windows desktop look like this ? If so, you may want to check out Deskcretary,a freeware to clean up a messy Windows desktop. Clean up Windows desktop Deskcretary is a free powerful desktop cleanup application that allows the […]

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 […]

Internet Explorer is the most secure browser.

Which web browser is the safest? Current trends show over 50% of malware infections occur via Internet download. During Q1, 2009 NSS Labs performed the industry’s first comprehensive test of web browser protection against socially engineered malware. This report examines […]

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Security Enhancements in Windows 7

Windows 7 builds upon the strong security lineage of Windows Vista and retains and builds upon the development processes and technologies that have made Windows Vista the most secure version of the Windows client to date. 

How to Run as different user in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

In Windows Vista, you had the ability to Run a program as an Administrator. But to run programs as a different / another user, you had to use the command line. Run as different user In Windows 10 / 8 […]

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

When ever you click on any folders 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. […]

Libraries & HomeGroup in Windows 7.

In Windows Vista you had, Documents, Downloads, Photos, Videos, and Music. Whereas 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 […]

Using Stationery in Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail is a popular web mail client. You can if you wish, you can customize your mail, which you send out. To pep up your mail, you can, if you wish, you can have a background image, as […]

BumpTop 3D Desktop for Windows 7

Lovers of Windows customization are sure to like this freeware. BumpTop is a fun, intuitive 3D desktop that keeps you organized and makes you more productive. Like a real desk, but better. BumpTop replaces your desktop with a visual environment […]

Location of Windows Live Mail Store Folder

Windows Live Mail  downloads and stores the mail on your disk. While you can always access your emails, email ID’s, etc from the Windows Live Mail, you may want to know the location of the folder where they are stored. […]

Send Receive button missing in Windows Live Mail

If you’ve installed one of the latter versions of Windows Live Mail, you will notice that there is no Send / Receive button on the menu bar. It will not be available even from the Customize Toolbar options. Send Receive […]