Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services (ATS) will allow you to automatically diagnose and repair problems, when you cannot print, or repair problems installing a printer, connecting to a network printer and other related errors.
This article details a known power options issue with Windows 7 where the kernel does not adhere to the minimum allowed time that is set by the user in the Group Policy Management Console for hibernation and sleep timeouts.
A power plan is a collection of hardware and system settings that manages how computers use and conserve power. You can create custom power plans to help users configure a power plan that is optimized for their computers.
In earlier versions of Windows, the default interval that users were notified of password expiration was 14 days before expiration. In Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the default password expiry notice occurs 5 days before the password expiration [...]
Windows 7 makes use of a feature of modern laptop batteries which have circuitry and firmware that can report to Windows the overall health of the battery. This is reported in absolute terms as Watt-hours power capacity. Windows 7 then does [...]
If when you try to delete a registry key win Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, you are unable to delete it and you get an error message: Error while deleting key, then this article may interest you.
By default, in Windows 8, Windows 7 & Windows Vista, Windows Backup notifies end-users to configure Windows Backup. Notifications can appear in the Action Center after seven days without having configured Windows Backup, or when an end-user attaches an external [...]
If while working on your Windows 7 you suddenly receive an error message: The color scheme has been changed to Windows 7 Basic or maybe some aero visual element such as window frame transparency has been turned off, then the [...]
Just as Microsoft had disabled Games by default in the Business and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista, bowing down to pressure from Employers and the Corporates, games have been disabled in Windows 7 Professional Edition too!
If you are unable to change UAC – User Account Control settings on Windows 7, this article may interest you, esp if you also have Microsoft Office 97 installed on your PC. In the Windows 7 “System and Security” control [...]
The Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8 allows you pin your notes and reminders to your desktop. Its a very useful feature and there is a lot you can do with it. Sometimes, you may want to delete [...]
We have already blogged about how you can troubleshoot Windows 7 issues natively with the in-built Windows 7 Troubleshooters. In addition to built-in troubleshooting packs, Windows 7 can download new packs as new issues are identified through the Windows Online [...]
If ever, you were to lose or forget your Windows login password, here are a few steps that may help you deal with the situation. Recover from Lost or Forgotten Windows login password If you’ve forgotten your Windows password and [...]