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85 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets

85 Windows 7 tips, tricks and secrets
Whether you've just bought a second-hand PC running Windows 7 or you've been using it for a while, there are bound to be things you didn't know you could do. Whether it's tweaks to get the desktop the way you want it, tips for troubleshooting or ways to squeeze more performance from Windows 7, we've got it covered. Windows 7: the complete guide We've updated our popular Windows 7 tips article with a load of new ones, including how to recover and reset your system, how to tweak your screen resolution and the legibility of text, play music on a network of PCs, and more. Read on for over 90 tips to help you get the best from Windows 7. 1. As the local PC guru you're probably very used to friends and family asking for help with their computer problems, yet having no idea how to clearly describe what's going on. When any app starts misbehaving under Windows 7 then all your friends need do is click Start, type PSR and press Enter, then click Start Record. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

How to Reset Your Windows Password The easiest way to reset a forgotten Windows password is to use a previously created password-reset disk. You can create such a disk (on USB removable media or a floppy) within the Windows User Accounts menu by opening the Windows Control Panel, selecting User Accounts, and clicking Create a password reset disk in the left pane. You should take this step with a new PC; once you have the disk, you can insert it when starting the PC to cause Windows to display the 'Reset password' option at the login screen, allowing you to regain access to your system. However, if you don’t have a password-reset disk and you need to reset your Windows password, I suggest using the following Sticky Keys trick. Reset Your Windows Password Using the Command Prompt 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Now you need to overwrite the Sticky Keys executable with the Command Prompt executable. The instructions below use drive letter C: as an example. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3.

Free video lectures,Free Animations, Free Lecture Notes, Free Online Tests, Free Lecture Presentations Free Ways to Synchronize Folders Between Computers I've taken a look at the Dropbox website and signed up for the Beta. It looks great in principle, but since it's not yet available to the public. I can't actually comment on using it. In the meantime, here's my feedback on the apps that I currently use. Foldershare The good:- I've been using Foldershare for a while now, and it has performed really well. I like the fact that (once everything is set up) you can just leave it running in the background. The bad: I think Microsoft really need to simplify the set up process. Synctoy Synctoy is simply brilliant, and I haven't had any issues with it at all. Going forward, I would like to be able to sync, back up and access files remotely, so remote servers are probably the way forward for me.

Archaeological Tours to the world's most beautiful, historical places :: Far Horizons Archaeological and Cultural Trips The 50 Best Registry Hacks that Make Windows Better We’re big fans of hacking the Windows Registry around here, and we’ve got one of the biggest collections of registry hacks you’ll find. Don’t believe us? Here’s a list of the top 50 registry hacks that we’ve covered. It’s important to note that you should never hack the registry if you don’t know what you’re doing, because your computer will light on fire and some squirrels may be injured. Prevent Windows Update from Forcibly Rebooting Your Computer We’ve all been at our computer when the Windows Update dialog pops up and tells us to reboot our computer. There’s a couple of ways that we can disable this behavior, however. Prevent Windows Update from Forcibly Rebooting Your Computer How to Clean Up Your Messy Windows Context Menu One of the most irritating things about Windows is the context menu clutter that you have to deal with once you install a bunch of applications. How to Clean Up Your Messy Windows Context Menu Stop Windows Update from Hijacking the Sleep/Shutdown Button

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Science Friday: Rockets, Planets, Stars & Bears…oh my by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , trackback Welcome back to Science Friday! I missed you all so much last week. So, to make up for it, this week we’ve got a double dose of awesome. 32 New Exoplanets Discovered Astronomers announced Monday the discovery of 32 new exoplanets, or planets outside of our solar system. Artist’s conception of an exoplanet NASA rolls out Ares This week at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA literally rolled out its new Ares I rocket, the first rocket other than the space shuttle to stand at Launch Pad 39-B in the last 34 years. Should NASA Scrap its New Rocket? So we are supposed to fly by the Moon/Mars/asteroids and not land? The panel’s findings do not differ much from the series of hearings over the summer and the report released last month, but they conclude that NASA will not be able to push beyond low-Earth orbit without a $3 billion budget increase. Will we ever get to see the Ares carry men and women into space? #FollowFriday

How to Install Windows 7 From USB Drive without Windows 7 ISO DVD We have published article on How to install Windows 7 on Vmware Player. That guide is useful if you want to make yourself free from need of dual boot. Now here is another scenario what if you don’t have DVD-ROM and you are running Windows XP, you might have guessed in this case we can’t install windows 7. Since Windows 7 ISO size is around 2.24 GB so its obvious that you will need to burn windows 7 iso on DVD and another issue is you can’t start windows 7 installation by mounting ISO file on windows XP as Windows XP upgrade to windows 7 is not allowed. In such situation installing windows 7 from USB pen drive is feasible solution. Here is small guide on how to install windows 7 from USB flash drive or USB pen Drive for Windows XP users. How to Install Windows 7 from USB Flash Drive Requirement: USB Pen Drive (Min 4 GB) Windows 7 ISO (32 bit or 64 bit) 1. 2. 3. convert i: /fs:ntfs (Where “I” is your USB drive latter) 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Source: Bwana