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How to remove File Type associations in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 10/8/7/Vista do not provide a GUI to unassociate or dissociate file type extensions. But if you need to remove file associations, you can do so using this portable utility called Unassociate File Types. Remove File Type associations Download unassoc.zip from […]

Network & Internet connection problems in Windows 10/8/7

If you find that your internet connection, in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, has suddenly stopped working or that you are facing certain Network and Internet connectivity problems, here are a few troubleshooting steps you may […]

Windows Services Optimization Guide

Tweak enthusiasts are always looking for ways to make their OS run faster, and disabling services which are not required, is a favorite. Windows Services Optimization Guide There may be many guides to tweaking the Windows 10/8/7 services, but the […]

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Shutdown or Restart Windows 7 using keyboard keys only

An interesting way to shutdown or restart your Windows 7 computer without using the mouse cursor; but by using keyboard keys only. Make sure you have saved all your work before you try it. Press the Windows Key (WinKey). Release […]

Guide: How to create an all-in-one Windows 7 DVD

If you would like to merge all the editions of Windows 7 in a single DVD, here is a simple step by step guide. This guide will show you how to create Windows 7 All In One DVD, which will […]

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Windows 7 FAQ & Tips for Beginners

If you have registered for the Windows 7 Meetup, you may have downloaded the excellent Windows 7 FAQ & Tips Word document from Microsoft. If you haven’t, you can always download it from the link mentioned at the end of […]

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Restore Zune 4.0’s missing features

Microsoft has already announced the availablity of Zune HD & Zune 4.0, but some of the features are not available for users outside US and Canada. With the help of this registry hack, non-US/CA users will be able to enable […]

Basic Command Prompt Tips for Windows 10/8/7

Here are some basic Command Prompt Tricks and Tips to help a Windows user, while using the CMD in Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7. To begin, first, launch Command Prompt. Command Prompt Tips 1] Customize CMD window You […]

Laptop Battery Usage Tips & Optimization Guide for Windows

The power management technologies in Windows provide platform and processor efficiencies that reduce power consumption and can help lower energy costs. It also provides a better user experience with longer battery life for specific scenarios. Laptop Battery Usage Tips Here […]

How to install and uninstall Fonts in Windows 7 / 8

Fonts in Windows 8 or Windows 7 are located in the C:\Windows\Fonts folder. Windows features over 40 new fonts. However, if you would still like to install new fonts in Windows, the process to do so now is quite simple. […]

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Shortcut to shuffle through program windows in Windows 7

If you have multiple windows of the same program open on your Windows 7 desktop, you can go through or shuffle through them easily in Windows 7. Shuffle through program windows Starting with Windows Vista, pressing the Win+Tab key lets […]

Change Windows 7 Aero Peek Desktop Preview times

Aero Peek is a new feature in Windows 7. If you have many windows open on your desktop, its quite easy to lose track of them. If you wish to change the Aero Peek Desktop Preview times to make it […]

How to install Windows 7 on a PC having less RAM

If you wish to install Windows 7, 32-bit, on a PC with say less than 512 MB RAM, you can try to install it with 512 MB RAM and then once installed, remove some memory leaving only say, 256 MB […]