Showing posts with label gadgets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gadgets. Show all posts

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Tile Screens_Win 7 Tips


If you are a new Windows 7 user, you may have heard about the new auto-tile feature and wondered how it works. Although you can still right-click on the task bar to tile windows manually as in previous versions of Windows, Windows 7 has the ability to tile windows automatically, saving time and mouse clicks. Use the auto-tile feature in Windows 7 to view two windows or documents simultaneously on a large monitor.

Friday, 12 August 2011

Tile Screens_Win 7 Tips

If you are a new Windows 7 user, you may have heard about the new auto-tile feature and wondered how it works. Although you can still right-click on the task bar to tile windows manually as in previous versions of Windows, Windows 7 has the ability to tile windows automatically, saving time and mouse clicks. Use the auto-tile feature in Windows 7 to view two windows or documents simultaneously on a large monitor.

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Keyboard Shortcut for Volume Control


Digging through files, folders and programs to find your computer's volume control can be an annoying process. And while you do have a volume icon in your task bar, it only controls your master volume. In Windows XP, creating a keyboard shortcut will help you access volume control more quickly, as well as open other facets of volume control such as wave, synth, microphone and balance that are not immediately available in the task bar. See "tips" for notes regarding Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Monitor Shared Folders in Windows Vista


Quick Way to Monitor Shared Folders in Windows Vista



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This article will show you how to monitor shared folders in Windows Vista.



Download XP Programs to Windows 7

On the Internet, you can find thousands of programs to download for your Windows 7 computer. However, many of these programs are old and were designed for Windows XP. Sometimes the developer has issued an updated version for the newer operating system that you can download. If the developer has not updated the program, you can still download the Windows XP version and operate it on your Windows 7 computer.

Thursday, 4 August 2011

Get Rid of Parental Controls_Win 7 tips


Microsoft Windows 7 lets parents control the access their children have to the computer, including how much time they spend on it and the programs they can use. The aim of this feature is to help parents feel more comfortable with their kids using the computer so that they don't have to personally monitor them at all times. You can get rid of Parental Controls for a particular user by adjusting the user's settings in the Windows 7 Control Panel.

Connect Xbox 360_win7 Tips


This is going to walk you right through connecting your Xbox 360 to a Windows 7 PC. If you have an xbox and have not linked it up to your pc yet you are missing out. Your XBOX 360 when connected will be able to stream all of your music, and movies right from your PC to your TV.

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.

Monday, 25 July 2011

Friday, 22 July 2011

Win 7 Tips- Split Screen

Split Screen- Windows 7



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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.