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Create Program Compatibility Troubleshooter desktop shortcut

Programs or applications designed for earlier versions of Windows may also work in higher versions of Windows, but some may run poorly or not at all. As a last resort, one can try running the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter to simulate the behavior [...]

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Fix: Desktop Icons not working in Windows 7 | 8

Are you facing and issue, where you find that your desktop icons are not working or showing in Windows 7 | 8? Usually, this happens if the file associations are messed up. Before telling you how to fix it, I [...]

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Fix: Cannot change desktop background in Windows 7 | 8

Most of us enjoy displaying out favorite Desktop Background or Wallpaper on our Windows Desktop. But, if you find for some reason that you cannot change the desktop background in Windows 8 or Windows 7, you may try some of these [...]

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Boot directly to Desktop in Windows 8.1

One of the complaints which most Windows users have is the inability to boot Windows directly to the desktop, instead of the Start Screen. Sure you could install 3rd-party freeware to do it, but not everybody was interested in doing [...]

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BetterDesktopTools: Expose & Spaces like features for Windows

Managing multiple windows can be a tedious task when multitasking. This is a usual problem faced by web designers, PCB designers, copywriters, app managers and even common household users. Anyhow, there is an excellent solution to this problem in the [...]

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DesktopOK: Save and restore icon positions on Windows desktop

Fed up of changes in the arrangement of your desktop icons, after every change in screen resolutions? The solution to this frustrating problem is DesktopOK. DesktopOK is a free and tiny utility that can store and restore the arrangement of desktop icons. It [...]

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Boot directly into Windows 8 Desktop using Explorer script

While our Metro UI Tweaker allowed you to tweak Windows Developers Preview to boot directly on to the Desktop, disabling the Start Screen, it does not work in Windows 8 now. This is because Microsoft does not probably want users to [...]

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Download Bing Desktop for Windows 7

Fans of the Bing home page images may be delighted to learn that Microsoft has just released a beta version of Bing Desktop – which will let you bring the Bing homepage to your Windows desktop. Display Bing home page [...]

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