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Misconceptions: Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

Does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks really clear memory? Not really! There is a clear misconception on the net that Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks clears the memory and makes the Windows PC run faster! What does Rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks do More light on this from Microsoft: […]

Difference between Windows Desktop Gadgets and SideShow Gadgets

If you visit the Windows 7 Personalization Gallery, you will find that Microsoft offers several themes, wallpapers and gadgets for Windows 7. In the gadgets section, you will see Desktop Gadgets and SideShow Gadgets. Windows Desktop Gadgets are a sort […]

Games Ratings in Windows 7 explained

Windows 7 has an advanced Games management system which provides and helps you to control the content of a game as described and rated by the Games Rating board.

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Windows 7 SP1 fails – Service pack installation can’t continue

If you are using Microsoft Forefront Client Security (and potentially Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection), upgrade to the latest version of the product(s). The product is not necessarily upgraded during anti-malware definition updates. It might be necessary to uninstall the current […]

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Windows AIK for Windows 7 SP1 Released

Microsoft has released the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7 SP1. AIK helps you to install, customize, and deploy the Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 family of operating systems.

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Download Guides for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Microsoft has released a set of guides and documents giving complete information about Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 and they are now available for download from the Microsoft Download center. The following documentation for Windows […]

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Programs which Windows 7 Service Pack 1 may break

After you install Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows 7 or for Windows Server 2008 R2, or after you install programs on a computer that is already running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, some programs may […]

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Troubleshoot .NET Framework Installation Issues on Windows

In this article, I’ll try to give some common troubleshooting tips to resolve .NET Frameworks installation issues on your Windows computer. Run the System Update Readiness Tool: The System Update Readiness Tool would check System resources, such as file data, […]