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Create all God Modes with a click in Windows 10/8/7

God Modes are nothing but developer shortcuts built into Windows 10/8/7/Vista, that enable easy access to certain settings and information about the operating system. Create all God Modes with a click Here is a script to create them all, with a […]

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The Secret BEHIND the Windows 7 GodMode

Windows has a set of certain folders which are identified by unique strings referred to as CLSID or Windows Class Identifiers. These folders can be accessed by using the CLSID identifier codes that Windows assigns to each individual folder in […]

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Troubleshooting Windows Anytime Upgrade in Windows 7

Windows Anytime Upgrade is a method provided in Windows 7 & Vista, for upgrading from one Windows edition to a higher edition. While the WAU procedure in Windows Vista involved a setup.exe, the process in Windows 7 is different, as […]

Change Low Battery Level Notifications In Windows 10/8/7

Windows warns you when your battery charge reaches low, reserve, and critical levels.  You can however, change  the low, reserve, critical battery level notifications in Windows 10/8/7, through the Control Panel. Low, reserve, and critical levels in battery When the […]

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Windows Upgrade Warnings vs Upgrade Blocks

This article shows the difference between Upgrade Warnings & Upgrade Blocks and tells you how to go about resolving them, should you encounter any of them, while upgrading to Windows 7/8/10. Windows Upgrade Warnings vs. Upgrade Blocks When upgrading to […]

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Data is missing after an upgrade to Windows 7

It is always recommended that you backup your data before upgrading Windows. But if you did not and if you have just upgraded to Windows 7 and find that for some reason, your data is missing after the upgrade, here […]

How to change DNS settings in Windows 10/8/7

Most are aware that Google Public DNS has been recently launched. If you wish, you can override the default DNS (Domain Name Server) settings on your computer so you can specify which DNS server is used, or which IP address […]

Windows 7 tips videos to help you work more productively

The Windows 7 for Business web site has recently put up some great 60 second videos about Windows 7 to help you work more quickly and more productively & efficiently. These 8 brief videos, providing hints and tips on getting […]

Kill a process in Windows

How to kill a process in Windows 10/8/7

If a Program is not responding, it means that a problem has occurred in the program and it is, therefore, interacting more slowly than usual with Windows. You can choose to wait for it to start working automatically or you […]

Fix: Aero Peek not working in Windows 7/8/10

If you find that the Desktop Aero Peek feature is not working in your Windows 10/8/7 even after you have enabled it through the Control Panel, or through the Taskbar & Start Menu Properties box, it is quite possible that […]

Get the Show desktop icon back in Windows 7 taskbar

While you have Show desktop transparent vertical bar at the right side end of the taskbar which also adds the functionality of Desktop Peek, it appears that there are some who miss the old Show desktop icon which appeared on […]

How to open an elevated command prompt using a CMD

How do you normally open an elevated command prompt windows. In Windows 10/8/7 you right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator. In Windows 10/8, you use the Win+X menu and select Command Prompt (Admin). But did you know […]

Make Control Panel list all options instantly

Now this one’s a real simple tip. You are basically making Windows 7 Search work for you. You open your Control Panel and you see it as you have set it, viz by Category view or by Icons (Large/Small) view.

Disable Homegroup & Libraries in Windows 7

If you do not like or use the two new features of Windows 7 viz Homegroups & Libraries, and would like to disable them, here is how you can do so easily as follows: How to disable Homegroups Open Windows […]

How to disable Windows 7 Sidebar & Gadgets

The Windows Sidebar, introduced as a gadget presentation and development platform in Windows Vista, ships in Windows 7 as the Windows Gadget Platform, and is the new framework for creating and hosting the mini-applications called Gadgets on the Windows 7 […]