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Fix Windows Media Player Video Flickering in Windows 7

Microsoft has released a hotfix to resolve an issue, where the video image flickers when you configure Windows Media Player 12 to display the subtitles of a DVD in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.< Windows Media Player Video […]

Whats new in Windows 7, Windows Easy Transfer wizard.

Moving to a new PC or installing a new operating system on the one you have is a lot easier with Windows Easy Transfer. Windows Easy Transfer is a wizard that helps you transfer the data that is important to […]

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Data is missing after an upgrade to Windows 7

It is always recommended that you backup your data before upgrading Windows. But if you did not and if you have just upgraded to Windows 7 and find that for some reason, your data is missing after the upgrade, here […]

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Features removed during an upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7

A Windows 7 Upgrade from Windows Vista will show you some missing features! When upgrading Windows Vista to Windows 7, the following features will be removed after the Windows 7 upgrade installation: List of features removed Ultimate Extra Components: – […]

Windows 7 tips videos to help you work more productively

The Windows 7 for Business web site has recently put up some great 60 second videos about Windows 7 to help you work more quickly and more productively & efficiently. These 8 brief videos, providing hints and tips on getting […]

Physical Memory Limits for Windows 7

Limits on memory and address space vary by platform, operating system, and by whether the IMAGE_FILE_LARGE_ADDRESS_AWARE value of the LOADED_IMAGE structure and 4-gigabyte tuning (4GT) are in use.

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SkipRearm lets you use Windows without activating

SkipRearm is a registry entry which specifies whether to run the Windows Software Licensing Rearm program. Rearming a computer restores Windows Vista and later, to the original licensing state. All licensing and registry data related to activation is either removed or […]

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Customize colors in Windows 7 and Vista Copying dialog box

This tutorial will show you how to change the attributes animation color of Windows Copying, Moving, Deleting, and Applying Dialog box. With the release of Windows Vista, Microsoft has developed a new method of animation in explorer instead of AVIs (Video […]

Turn On or Turn Off ReadyBoost in Windows 7/8

Windows 7 has improved the capabilities of ReadyBoost over Windows Vista. Using ReadyBoost can speed up your computer by using storage space on most USB flash drives and flash memory cards. Turn On or Turn Off ReadyBoost  To enable or […]

Windows Pointers & Mouse Settings for left-handed people

Left-handed people are sometimes placed at a slight disadvantage by the prevalence of right-handed tools, since most of them are designed to be comfortably used with the right hand. This may apply in the case of Windows too! Pointers & […]

Fix: Aero Peek not working in Windows 7/8/10

If you find that the Desktop Aero Peek feature is not working in your Windows 10/8/7 even after you have enabled it through the Control Panel, or through the Taskbar & Start Menu Properties box, it is quite possible that […]

Get the Show desktop icon back in Windows 7 taskbar

While you have Show desktop transparent vertical bar at the right side end of the taskbar which also adds the functionality of Desktop Peek, it appears that there are some who miss the old Show desktop icon which appeared on […]

Cool Windows 7 on 7 features

Here’s a one-stop shopping spot for the 7 on 7 blog series from the past week.  Hopefully, it’s given you great ideas on how to start leveraging the new Windows 7 features in your own applications. Here’s a one-stop shopping […]