About AnandK@TWC

Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

Why can’t I add IE icon to Windows 7 desktop?

Unlike Windows Vista, Windows 7 no longer supports  modifying the registry, to allow display of the  special Internet Explorer icon on the Windows 7 desktop. Add IE icon to Windows 7 desktop This change was apparently made to ensure that […]

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 […]

10 most important chat, text and messaging etiquette

Chat applications or Messenger provides for a cool way to communicate. But like in all  communication, there are some etiquettes which we need to follow. However, there are some who don’t follow them. These are what I’d consider the most serious Chat or […]

Hidden Switches to start Windows Media Center in Windows 7

Microsoft has included several hidden switches in Windows 7, to start up the Windows Media Center (MCE). You may simply create a desktop shortcut using them. Changing the way ehshell.exe launches can allow you to disable it upon startup. Switches […]

Rockmelt Browser Download and Features

Over 15 years ago, Marc Andreessen developed a browser called Netscape… Netscape was defeated by Internet Explorer. Now Andreessen appears to be wanting a rematch. He is working on and has launched a new alternative web browser called RockMelt. Rockmelt Browser […]

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Koobface infects Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, hi5, Bebo users

A new virus Koobface, is spreading through social networking sites such as Facebook, Myspace, hi5, Bebo and Twitter targeting its users. Koobface malware The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), under the Department of Information Technology, said a new worm – Koobface – […]

Identify & display Color Codes with ColorPix

ColorPix is a free color picker software that allows you to get the color values and screen coordinates at any pixel on your screen. It grabs the pixel under your mouse and transforms it into a number of different color […]

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Download Windows 7 Code Pack

The Windows API Code Pack for Microsoft .NET Framework provides support for various features of Windows 7 and previous releases of that operating system. The Code Pack has  reached version 1.0 and has been published on Code Gallery. Windows 7 […]

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Chart

Microsoft appears to have sent an “Official Windows 7 Upgrade chart” to Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal. The chart to many  tells a rather confusing story: Upgrading to Windows 7 will be hideously complex. Windows 7 Upgrade Chart […]

Fix Windows Stop Errors or Blue Screen of Death

This guide will help you analyze, fix Windows Blue Screen of Death, Stop Errors, Error Codes, Bug Check errors, system crash errors, system fault, kernel error crashes in Windows 10/8/7. Starting with Windows Vista, the incidence of Blue Screens or Stop […]

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10 common Windows Blue Screens or Stop Errors & workarounds

You may have read our earlier article 15 Most Commom Stop Errors in Windows, along with relevant Microsoft KB articles. The article applies to Windows 10/8/7 too. I have compiled below, from various sources, a few more Common Windows Blue […]

Maxthon: An IE based browser for Windows

Maxthon is a powerful tabbed browser built for all users. Besides basic browsing functionality, the web browser provides a rich set of features to improve your surfing experience. Maxthon browser for Windows Maxthon is a free Internet Explorer based browser. […]

Top 10 wallpapers for Windows 7

Most of us love to have cool wallpapers on our Windows desktop, as they tend to brighten up an otherwise dull desktop. While most of us have out favorites too, here are some of my personal favorites…what I think are, […]

How to request Google to reissue AdSense check

My Google AdSense checks used to be delivered quite regularly every month; till they changed the channel. These days it is being delivered via the DHL-Blue Dart route. Blue Dart has its office on the same road that I have, and […]

Backup and restore browser settings using FavBackup

FavBackup is a simple freeware tool to backup and restore your auto-complete data, cookies, favorites & bookmarks, browser settings, etc. The application is very quick and easy to use and also backs up settings from all the top web browsers […]