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Windows 7 Security guide and checklist

Microsoft recommends that you use this checklist to make sure you are taking advantage of all the ways that Windows 7 can help keep your computer as secure and safe as possible. Windows 7 Security guide Action Center:  Use Action […]

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How to make a Windows 7 Theme Pack

Windows 7 supports new features including easy Theming & Desktop Background Slideshow.  You no longer need to patch system files or use 3rd party software to create and install themes in Windows 7. Create Windows 7 Theme Pack A new […]

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 […]

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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 Run as different user in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

In Windows Vista, you had the ability to Run a program as an Administrator. But to run programs as a different / another user, you had to use the command line. Run as different user In Windows 10 / 8 […]

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

When ever you click on any folders 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. […]

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. […]