Posts under Windows category

3 geeky Windows Run commands you want to know!

We have earlier blogged about the new Run commands in Windows 8 / 7 & Windows Vista & also seen how one can create your own run commands for Windows 7 / 8. The Run command in Windows, let you […]

The Overlay Icons in Windows explained

You may have noticed several icons in your Windows operating system which have an overlay icon on it. This could be the most common overlay arrow icon, which indicates that the icon is a shortcut icon; or it could be […]

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System Restore Points being deleted on reboot

Some users of Windows are reporting that Windows 7 deletes all system restore points on reboot. It could just be a possible bug, in an otherwise cool operating system. Says a user kanjigirl on Microsoft Answers: “I did a clean […]

Set Windows 7 notification dialog boxes to stay open longer

While many prefer to turn off the Windows notification dialog boxes, which appear in the right side taskbar bottom corner near the notification area/system tray, there may be others who find its time of display, to be short! Set Windows […]

Notepad Tips and Tricks for Windows users

The humble Notepad in Windows is one of the most used  programs. It is a very basic text editor you can use for simple documents. Let us have a look at some Notepad tips and tricks that will help you […]

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The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 10/8/7

The Machine Memory Dump Collector in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and later is designed to collect machine memory dumps from a machine. This diagnostic collects both full/kernel memory dumps (memory.dmp), last five machine mini dumps from the past […]

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Why does Windows show less RAM than installed?

You may have noticed that your Windows 7 or Windows 8 may show that the usable memory may be less than the installed memory (RAM). For instance, your Windows 7 32-bit, may report that there is only 3.5 GB of usable system memory […]