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Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Renew IP Address_Win 7 tips



The new Microsoft Operating System is set up differently than Windows XP and Windows Vista. If you purchase a new PC or Laptop, unless otherwise requested, you'll have Windows 7 as your operating system.

Reformat a Windows 7 Computer


Have you ever tried to reformat a hard drive on a computer with windows 7? For some it might seem hard, but I will teach you how to do it easily with a few simple steps. Keep in mind that reformating your hard drive will reset it to the factory setting, so you want to make sure that you backup everything that you want to save before we begin the process.

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Check My PC for Windows 7 Compatibility

Microsoft's Windows 7 is focused on speed and stability, even on older hardware, and can run on systems with minimal specifications. Device support is improved compared with Windows Vista, and the driver library has been expanded so most hardware can be automatically installed without requiring a driver disk. Before purchasing Windows 7, use the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to scan your PC and check that the hardware and software are Windows 7 compatible. If any problems are detected, the advisor will suggest ways to fix the compatibility issues.

Friday, 29 July 2011

Disable system Restore_win 7 tips


The System Restore feature in Windows 7 is essentially a backup created at specific points in time of all your computer's settings. It is not--as some might think--a complete backup of all the data on your computer, but rather of important settings such as drivers and hardware configurations. Occasionally, you may find a need to disable System Restore--either for bug-fixing purposes or perhaps because the restore points are taking up too much space on your hard drive. Fortunately, Microsoft has made it relatively simple to accomplish this task.

Install a Wireless Printer_win 7


As wireless connectivity technology has become more reliable and capable of carrying more traffic, printers have joined the list of wireless peripherals. This means that all of the computers on your network can share a single printer without a print server or USB cables. Windows 7 makes it simple to connect to a wireless printer by providing a wizard that guides you through the installation.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Add New Hardware_Win 7 tips


In the past, new hardware drivers could be installed by way of the Windows "Add Hardware Wizard" But user errors and miscues prompted Microsoft to delete this manual wizard for Windows 7. Instead, automatic Windows-operated downloads for device recognition and driver downloads are now the standard. Some hardware will still require user installation, but most other installs are handled by the Windows automated system of downloads and installations.

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Remove old Windows Versions_win 7 tips

Remove Previous Windows Versions

If you upgrading to a new operating system or planning to perform a fresh installation of Windows on your PC, you should remove all previous versions of the Windows operating system. Deleting these previous versions of Windows will preserve as much space on your hard drive as possible.

Monday, 25 July 2011

Friday, 22 July 2011

Win 7 Tips- Split Screen

Split Screen- Windows 7



Information

This article will show you how to easily split your screen in Windows 7. This split screen feature is new with Windows 7 and lets you view 2 screens side by side. Both screens are active so you can just move your mouse from screen to screen to work. Being able to view two documents or web sites side by side is an excellent feature in Windows 7.

Change File Associations_win 7 tips



Have you ever tried to double-click on a file only to find it always opens in the wrong application? Sometimes when you install an application, it will covertly change the file association of one or more file types to use the new application. Or maybe you just prefer to use on program over another.

Disable Auto Update Restart_win 7 tips




Windows 7 automatic updates help to keep your computer secure and up to date with the latest bug fixes and security patches. It highly recommended that you have it enabled, but can be really annoying when it continuously nags you to reboot your computer. The good news it is very easy to disable the auto-restart using Local Group Policy Editor.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Windows 7 Tips- Disable Aero Snap

Disable Aero Snap (and Switch Among Open Windows More Quickly)



Sometimes, automatic actions that are meant to be helpful can turn out to be frustrating if they aren’t doing what you are really trying to do.

Monday, 11 July 2011

Windows 7 Tips - Vista Style Sidebar

Add the Vista Style Sidebar Back to Windows 7



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This article will show you the way to get the Vista style side bar on your Windows 7 PC.