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Posts Tagged ‘windows 7’



My Taskbar Moved – How Do I Get It Back?

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Question: My taskbar has gone from the bottom of the screen and is now in the vertical position on the right-hand side of the screen. The icons are in a block near the bottom and the Windows, Chrome and Firefox icons are at the top. How do I get them back to the original place, please? Continue reading

Charles from Las Vegas, NV writes: OK, I buy a new machine, and it comes with Windows 8, and I want to go back to Windows 7. If I already own a full copy of Windows 7, why can’t I just reformat and install the copy I have and not have to worry [or pay] for any Pro copy of Windows 8? – Chuck B Answer:… Continue reading

Help! Programs Missing From Start Menu

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Question: When I bring up my start menu, I don’t see my list of programs, like my word processor. Everything is gone, how do I get my word processor on the list, as well as my other programs that I use frequently? Answer: It’s a pretty easy fix, here’s how to do it. Continue reading

My Computer Ate The Taskbar Time And Date

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

My ‘puter ate the time & date…LOL! How do I get it back in the taskbar. I have Windows 7. Lise – United States Answer:
I hate it when that happens, Lise. Here’s how to get your computer to cough it back up. Ready? Continue reading

Lost Windows 7 Disc – What To Do?

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Charles from MA. writes: My HD crashed and I lost win 7 replacement discs. Is there any generic version of Win7 I can use? Continue reading

In The News 11-30-2012

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

The numbers are in and it looks like Microsoft’s Windows 8, the newest version of the operating system family, is off to a solid start. The quick start may not come as a big surprise, considering that the release date of October 26 came just before the holiday shopping season. Continue reading

Do I Need To Upgrade To Windows 8?

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The good news is that Windows 7 isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Microsoft has traditionally offered long support cycles – for businesses especially, due to corporate customers needing guaranteed support for 3-5 years at a time. In other words, Windows 7 will continue to be supported by Microsoft with software patches, security updates and software. Continue reading

Learn about Windows 7 Starter Edition and the limitations associated with it. Continue reading

Want Windows 7 instead of Windows 8?

Monday, September 10th, 2012

If you are like me you’ve become quite attached to Windows 7. The interface is familiar but works well and does most of what I need it to do. Microsoft has decided to change a lot of how Windows works by removing the start button and switching to the Windows 8 style interface. So what do you do if you want to buy a new computer and it comes with Windows 8? The answer… Continue reading

Windows Anytime Upgrade

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Do you have Windows starter or basic included with your computer and need to upgrade? Find out how with this article! Continue reading

Windows 7 Password Hint

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Learn how to set up a password hint in Windows 7 with this amazing tip! Continue reading

Totals On Selected Files

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Windows Explorer in XP had a line at the bottom of the display that (for the lack of the proper name) I will call the”information bar”. This area showed me how many files I had selected in a folder and the total combined size of the total number of files. Is there such information available… Continue reading

Windows XP: The End of an Era

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

As of April 2014, Windows will discontinue support for XP. To ensure a safer technological environment, it may be time to prepare for the inevitable and upgrade. Continue reading

Military Time in Windows 7

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

If you are in the military, or just prefer a 24-hour clock to a 12 hour clock, here’s how you can change your Windows clock. Continue reading

How To Enable Aero Snap in Win 7?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

This week a reader asks how to enable windows 7′s aero snap feature, which automatically pops windows to full size when dragged to the side of the screen. Read to find out how. Continue reading

Missing Volume Control Icon?

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Have you ever lost your volume icon? You go to change your volume by using the little icon that sits in the bottom right hand corner of your desktop (right next to your clock) and it’s nowhere to be found? Get answers here! Continue reading

Here’s a quick tip on how to change it so the day of the week appears in your time and date settings in Windows 7. Give it a look! Continue reading

Discover how to change security settings on your computer to match a nearby wireless network. Continue reading

If you dislike the Control Panel’s category view offered in Windows 7 and long for the days of icons found in the classic view, then here’s what you need to know to turn your wish into reality. Continue reading

Many people have used Outlook Express for years. Windows Vista and 7 have replaced it with Windows Live Mail. This article will explain a few of the differences and how to get started. Continue reading

Learn how to use the Yahoo Messenger instant messaging program to send text messages directly to someone without having to use your cell phone or any third-party software applications. Continue reading

To create a bootable USB thumb drive, you will need a thumb drive that has at least 4 GB of space and you will need the contents of your Windows ISO file. Here’s a guide to follow. Continue reading

Windows 7 Clock Decades

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Finding a date in Windows 7 is super easy – you just click the clock on the taskbar and you get an easy readout of the month. Clicking the arrows moves on to the next (or previous) month, but do you know what happens if you click on the name of the month? Continue reading

Windows 7 Folder Pictures

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Your desktop icons are boring! Learn how to spice things up a bit with a picture. It’s all in this tip! Continue reading

Making XP resemble Vista/Windows 8

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Making your XP to resemble Vista or even the upcoming Windows 8 is just a free download away. Check it out! Continue reading

How to Defragment the Pagefile in Windows 7

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Today, we are going to see how to defragment the pagefile in Windows 7. A fragmented pagefile can slow down your computer and reduce performance. Continue reading

Did you ever want to know how secure your Windows password really is? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Continue reading

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