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Make Taskbar Previews appear faster in Windows 7

If you find that the time you have to hover your mouse cursor over the taskbar icon, for the taskbar thumbnail preview to appear, way too much, you can make them appear faster, in Windows 7. Make Taskbar Previews appear […]

How to show all Drives in Windows 10/8/7 Computer folder

Windows Computer folder, by default, displays your basic hard drives. But if you want to show all the drives, including the empty ones, like say a memory card reader, in your Explorer, you can do so as follows. Show all […]

How to Run Command Prompt as an Administrator

A small tip on how to run your command prompt as an administrator or in other words, open an elevated command prompt, in Windows 7 or Windows 10/8. We have seen how to launch Command Prompt, and carry out many tasks. […]

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How to disable Taskbar Jump Lists in Windows 7

Windows 7 has a new taskbar feature referred to as the Jump Lists.  If you don’t like or use this feature, you can easily disable Jump Lists. To do this, simply follow these instructions. Disable Taskbar Jump Lists Right click […]

How to open a folder in a new process in Windows 10/8/7

Whenever you click on any folder icon, explorer.exe open. Click on any folder inside it and explorer.exe will open this folder also in the same process. This is so, by default, Explorer opens all folders within the same process. Open […]

Access or launch any file or folder from Windows taskbar

The Windows operating system allows you to Access or launch any file or folder from taskbar easily. Rather than going through the Start Menu, there is an easy way to launch your Computer and access any file or folder from the […]

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Run Internet Explorer in No Add-ons mode

The No Add-ons mode allows Internet Explorer to temporarily run without any add-ons like Toolbars, ActiveX controls, etc. The No add-ons mode in Internet Explorer is rather useful when you want to troubleshoot incompatible browser add-ons or extensions. It is […]

Power Button action and settings in Windows 7

The default setting in the Windows 7 start menu power button displays Shutdown action. But should you wish to, you can change what the Power Button does from Shutdown, to Switch User, Log off, Lock, Restart, Sleep or Hibernate in Windows 7. […]

Get your notebook display on to an external projector in Windows 7

Most laptops come loaded with different display utilities to help you display your screen contents onto and external projector. Windows 7 simplifies this job. External projector Display options To get your notebook display onto an external projector in Windows 7, […]

How to disable Aero Snap in Windows 7

Aero Snap is a cool new window management feature in Windows 7,  which lets you snap or fix windows to the edges of your computer screen. This is especially useful if you are working with multiple open windows and you […]

How to change the Logon UI background in Windows 7

You can now change the logon UI screen of Windows 7 with or without the use of 3rd party software or hacks, since Windows 7 now supports the ability to load images into the background of the login screen. Although […]

How to use, organize & re-organize Internet Explorer Accelerators

The new Accelerators feature in Internet Explorer help you quickly perform your everyday browsing tasks without navigating to other websites to get things done. Using IE Accelerators you can highlight text and perform such tasks as searching with a specific […]