Thursday, 30 June 2011

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Configure IP Address - Windows 7 Tips

Quick Way to Configure IP Address

You can configure IP address, subnet mask, gateway and DNS servers manually on computer, but you can also configure computer to obtain IP address and other network information from DHCP server (most of the time is configured on router).

Check network driver status - Windows 7 Tips

Checking Network or Wireless Adapter Driver Status in Windows 7


This article will show you how to check the status of the network adaptor status

Computer Name and Work group - Windows 7 Tips

Assigning Computer Name and Work group in Windows 7

Assigning computer name and work group in Windows 7 is highly recommended, because it allows other computers to access your computer to access shared file or printer easily by using computer name.

Access shared files or printers - Windows 7 Tips

Simple Methods to Access Shared Files or Printer in Windows 7

Here are few other simple methods to access shared files or printer of other computers on same network in Windows 7. I also assume you have enabled file sharing or other sharing correctly on other computers.

Access Shared Files or Printer - Windows 7 Tips


This article will show you how to access shared files and printers in Windows 7

Network Icon - Windows 7 Tips

Network Icon Explanation in Windows 7

This is simple network icon explanation in Windows 7 article, and this icon is useful to give you visual indication of network connection status of your computer that you use to connect to wireless network, wired Ethernet network, dial up or other network connections.

Disable IPv6 - Windows 7 Tips

This article will show you how to disable IPv6 in Windows 7, the feature which is enabled by default? Most of the Windows users might ask this question as this IPv6 feature is not popular yet and not in used by most of the users.

Monday, 20 June 2011

Network Discovery - Windows 7 Tips

Enabling or Disabling Network Discovery in Windows 7

Network discovery in Windows 7 is the similar feature you can find in Windows Vista, which allows your computer to find and discover other computers and display them in network map. If this feature is disabled, other computer will not be able to see your computer too.

Change Network location type - Windows 7 Tips

Changing the Network Location Type in Windows 7

You will be required to select network location type in Windows 7 when you first connects that computer to network, this will automatically set the appropriate firewall and security settings on computer.

File Sharing - Windows 7 Tips

Simple File Sharing in Windows 7

Simple file sharing in Windows 7 is pretty easy and common to be used to share file/folder with other users that use Windows XP, Vista or 7 in same workgroup. Due to other users are allowed to access the shared file/folder without doing authentication with username and password, and so we call it simple file sharing.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Disable File Sharing - Windows 7 Tips

How to Disable File Sharing in Windows 7

You have shared a few files on your Windows 7 system and now due to some reason you want to disable the share. This article will help you do exactly that.

Dial Up connection - Windows 7 Tips

Dial Up Internet Connection Setup in Windows 7

Although dial up Internet connection is not popular anymore due to slow speed (up to 56Kbps only) if you compare to cable, DSL or wireless Internet connection, but it’s still used in those rural areas that do not have much faster Internet connection. In some cases, it’s also used as back up connection if the primary Internet connection fails. 

Windows 7 Tips - Protected File Sharing

Password Protected File Sharing in Windows 7

If you are not aware, password protected file sharing in Windows 7 is useful to only allow limited users to access shared file/folder after having successful username and password authentication. This is recommended file sharing method to avoid unauthorized file access.

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

PPPoE Dialer Setup - Windows 7 Tips

PPPoE Dialer Setup in Windows 7

PPPoE dialer setup is required in Windows 7 if your DSL modem is in bridge mode, so that you need to use this dialer with username and password information to manually connect to Internet. This dialer is also used for Cable Internet connection sometimes.

Windows 7 Tips - Exit Home group

Cannot Leave Home group in Windows 7! What to do Next?

In case you want to leave one of the home groups on your system and are unable to do so, you will most probably end up with the following prompt: "Windows couldn't remove your computer from the homegroup". This tip focuses on helping you resolve this issue.

Delete or Leave Homegroup - Windows 7 Tips

This article will show you how to delete or leave homegroup in Windows 7, so that you could stop library, document, media file or other sharing with other users on homegroup. 

Monday, 13 June 2011

Windows 7 Tips - Recover Home Group Password

Quick Way to View Home group Password in Windows 7

You might have forgotten your home group password if you created it some time ago. if this is the case, we might be able to help you with this.

Thursday, 9 June 2011

Windows 7 Tips- Create System Image

How to Create a System Image in Windows 7

Most of us who like experimenting with newer softwares or tips and tricks more often then not end up screwing up our system and going through the whole process of installing OS and applications etc. But wait there is an easy way out, we could create an optimal system image and keep it handy for times like this so we can get back to the best possible config even after our experiments go wrong.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Manage Backup Size - Windows 7 Tips

This article will show you how to manage the size of your backup on your windows 7 machine

Backup and Restore - Windows 7 Tips

How To Use Backup and Restore in Windows 7

The backup utilities in previous versions of Windows have been less than spectacular resulting in a nice market for third party applications.  Today we take a look at the Backup and Restore feature in Windows 7  that may be their best backup tool yet.

Monday, 6 June 2011

Restrict Access To Drives - Windows 7 Tips

How To Restrict Access To Drives In My Computer In Windows

If you have a shared or public computer that several people use, you might want to restrict access to it’s drives to prevent users from deleting important data. Today we look at restricting access to some or all drives on the machine using Local Group Policy.

Save searches - Windows 7 Tips

How to Save Searches in Windows 7

If you regularly search for a certain group of files in Windows 7, saving searches is a great way to access them more quickly. Here we’ll take a look at how to share and organize searches in Windows 7.

Saving Searches