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Posts Tagged ‘windows 7’



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

Virtual Wi-Fi Networks in Windows 7

Friday, November 11th, 2011

Make use of a virtualization feature of WLAN cards to create an additional software layer which converts your laptop into a wireless access point akin to a wireless router by making use of Virtual Wi-Fi in Windows 7. Continue reading

Some viruses hide your files, and sometimes this remains in effect even after the virus has been removed. You can restore those hidden files using this nifty command prompt trick, though. Check it out! Continue reading

In The News 10-21-2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Here’s you tech news for the week of 10-21-2011! Apple, RIM and Windows 7′s ever-increasing market share are the focus! Continue reading

Windows 7 Hard Drive Icon Info

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Learn how you can display your hard drive information right next to the hard drive icon! It’s a one-two click tip! Continue reading

Want to add a folder, application, or even a thumb drive to your send to menu in Windows 7? Read on to find out how! Continue reading

Did you know that you can change the color of the Windows 7 taskbar and windows? You sure can! Here’s how! Continue reading

Curious about Cookies? Learn how to delete cookies in Internet Explorer and Firefox with this article! Continue reading

The C drive hosts out entire operating system, but some other files are also created on the C drive, which eat up additional space. One of them is the pagefile. Here is how you can move the pagefile to a new location. Continue reading

Windows 7 Power Efficiency Report

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Do you have a laptop and want to maximize your battery life? Are you wondering if your battery is still good enough to last a few more months or whether it time to replace it? Make use of Windows 7’s built-in tool to examine the laptop’s energy usage and obtain recommendations to improve performance! Continue reading

No Peeking!

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Familiar with the “Show desktop” button? Does it aggravate you? Check this tip out for an option! Continue reading

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