Reasons to buy Windows 7

In case you have missed, Microsoft has already put up a Windows 7 page at the Microsoft Store. Apart from confirming the Windows 7 box designs and the System Requirements, it also enumerated several reasons to buy Windows 7. Reasons […]

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Download Link

By now most Vista users would have already updated to Windows Vista SP2. For those who wish to download and save its stand alone installer, you can also download it from the Microsoft Download Center. Service Pack 2 for Windows […]

Features & Limitations of Windows 7 Starter Edition

Microsoft has clarified on, what features and limitations Windows 7 Starter Edition will have. The  Starter Edition of Windows is designed for entry level PCs and available only in certain regions. Windows 7 Starter Edition limitations Windows 7 Starter edition […]

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Exclusive Hardware features for Windows 7 launched

Microsoft Hardware has recently announced that its current line of award-winning mice, keyboards, LifeCams, gaming devices and notebook accessories will be fully compatible with Windows 7 once the operating system is launched to retail customers on Oct. 22, 2009. Making […]

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Windows Vista System Restore Customization Options

In this post we will talk about the registry values in Windows Vista that deal with System Restore and how you can customize the Disk Space allocation, Restore Point creation frequency how long it the Restore Point stays. Normally Windows uses up […]

Mandatory Integrity Control

Mandatory Integrity Control in Windows 10/8/7

Windows Vista introduced a new security construct called Mandatory Integrity Controls (MIC), which is similar to integrity functionality long available in the Linux and Unix worlds. In Windows Vista and later versions like Windows 7 and Windows 10/8, all security principals (users, […]

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Restart Manager in Windows 7 and Vista

Starting with Windows Vista, Microsoft has introduced a new application called as the Restart Manager to eliminate or reduce the number of system restarts that are required to complete an installation or update. Restart Manager in Windows Lets say, if […]

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Delay Automatic Logon process, up to 4 months in Windows

Where there are multiple versions of windows installed, the Boot Menu is displayed for 30 seconds, giving time to the user to choose the OS, after which the computer boots into the default OS. You can also customize the time-out […]

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Activate Windows Vista Hidden Aurora Bootscreen

The Windows Vista boot-screen is plain and simple. But it also includes another boot screen. In this post we will see you can activate it. Windows Vista has a bootskin called Aurora which can be activated using the following setting. […]

Microsoft Research Singularity

Microsoft Research Singularity – A Non-Windows OS

Singularity is a Microsoft Research project to build a highly-dependable microkernel operating system in which the kernel, device drivers, and applications are all written in managed code. More than 90% of the OS kernel is written in Sing#, an extension […]

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Add Paste and Go to Internet Explorer

One feature many want in Internet Explorer is the Paste and Go functionality, which you get to see in Maxthon, Opera, Chrome and even Firefox!. With this feature you need to simply copy the URL from anywhere, including a notepad, right […]

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WinVistaClub Royale Blue Theme For Windows Vista

We are happy to release the WinVistaClub Royale Theme For Windows Vista. Those of you who miss the Royale Blue XP Theme, may want to try this Royale Vista theme. Royale Blue Theme For Windows Vista The WinVistaClub Royale Theme […]

Portable Windows Movie Maker

Microsoft has consciously planned to take the product in a different direction, as a result of which the new Movie Maker in Windows 7 does not have the same features as the old Movie Maker. But as was posted you […]

How To Create Windows 7 Federated Search Connectors

Federated search enables users to search remote data sources from within Windows Explorer. Remote data sources make themselves searchable with a simple web front end that exposes their search capabilities. In fact, some data sources may already support the minimum […]

Download Search Connectors and Guide for Windows 7 Federated Search

TWC Forum Member iMav has created some Search Connectors for Windows 7. Federated search enables users to search remote data sources from within Windows Explorer. In Windows 7 searching for content, directly from the explorer.exe, on remote locations, has been […]

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Ctrl+F does not work or bring up Find On This Page

Pressing Ctrl+F together brings up the Search or Find Bar in most Windows applications. But if when you press Ctrl+F together, with a view to doing an in-line search in Internet Explorer, the Find Bar does not appear, here is […]

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File & Registry Virtualization in Windows 7/8/10

Beginning with Windows Vista, Microsoft virtualized some files & the registry. Virtualization basically means that applications are prevented from writing to System Folders in Windows file system and ALSO to the ‘machine wide keys’ in the registry. File & Registry […]

How to disable Aero Shake in Windows 7 / 8

If you shake any open window application fast, in Windows 8 or Windows 7, it minimizes all other windows, leaving this one open. Shake the window again, and all the closed windows will open up again. This is Aero Shake. But […]