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Changing Logon Screen For Windows 7

Changing Logon Screen For Windows 7

| February 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

With Windows 8 now officially on the store shelves and a plethora of articles, walkthroughs, and reviews have hit the Internet by storm, I’m going to backtrack just a bit for those of us who haven’t made the leap.  There is a TON of things that can be done with Windows 7 to customize it […]

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Windows 7: Why You Should Upgrade Now

Windows 7: Why You Should Upgrade Now

| June 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

Your computer’s operating system is the backbone of everything else in your computer. It allows you to view and launch programs, determines how they run, and provides the support for everything you do on your computer. Whether you’re still using your trusty Windows XP machine or have learned to live with Vista, the idea of […]

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Show Computer Icon On Windows 7 Desktop

Show Computer Icon On Windows 7 Desktop

| June 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

Windows 7 is a fast and clean Operating System–too clean some power users might say. You may want to show the Computer icon on your Windows 7 Desktop as it was in previous version of Windows. Showing the Computer icon on the desktop allows you quicker access to your partitions, homegroups and other network share […]

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Perform A Windows 7 Repair Install

Perform A Windows 7 Repair Install

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Most people do not even think that this is possible in Windows 7 and went out the door with XP.  While this is not the entire truth, not all situations will allow for a Repair Install on a Windows 7 machine.  Although, if you just want to freshen up the OS without loosing all of […]

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Three Ways to Repair Windows Without Reinstalling

Three Ways to Repair Windows Without Reinstalling

| June 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

Having to deal with a computer that crashes is bad enough, but having to reinstall Windows is a hassle for most people. In a lot of cases, users may not even have an installation DVD or recovery disk to perform a complete reinstall. There are other options for fixing your computer you should try before […]

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How To Find And Stop A Memory Leak In Windows

How To Find And Stop A Memory Leak In Windows

| May 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

Does your computer run fast in the morning and then gradually slow to a crawl in the afternoon? If so, your computer might be suffering from a memory leak. A memory leak is caused when a program uses memory temporarily reserved for it and repeatedly fails to give that memory back. In worse case scenarios, […]

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View Your Windows 7 Reliability Report

View Your Windows 7 Reliability Report

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever wondered about the reliability of your computer, you can get a visual report of how things are going under the hood by using the Reliability Monitor. This tool is a great resource for advanced users to track down any critical events or information from the time Windows was first installed. Each critical […]

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Three Windows PC Tuning Tips to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

Three Windows PC Tuning Tips to Add to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

By: Tibor Schiemann, President and Managing Partner, TuneUp Your annual spring cleaning ritual should not just include yard work and carpet and window detailing—it’s also crucial to give your Windows PC a little TLC. With these three simple tips, you can quickly get rid of the cobwebs that have accumulated inside your computer and transform […]

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Change Virtual Memory Size in Windows 7

Change Virtual Memory Size in Windows 7

| May 8, 2012 | 3 Comments

Windows 7 is an efficient Operating System and requires very little tweaking to make it run faster out of the box. One tweak, however, might help speed up your system during normal operation. Windows uses allocated space on your hard drive called virtual memory as if it were RAM. By making the size of your […]

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Windows 7 Is Slow

Windows 7 Is Slow

| January 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

Windows 7 is slow. Not initially, but just like all versions of Windows, your computer will eventually experience performance issues. Windows 7 seems to handle slow-downs much better than previous versions, but they do occur. Fortunately, Windows has a way of helping users determine what is causing the problems and offers suggestions on how to […]

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Windows 7 Is Stuck In Safe Mode

Windows 7 Is Stuck In Safe Mode

| January 2, 2012 | 2 Comments

There can be several reasons why you boot your computer and Windows 7 is stuck in Safe Mode. The majority of the time the cause will be something such as a faulty driver or a corrupt file. Running the start-up repair option from a full install disk is often the only recourse a user will […]

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Create A System Image In Windows 7

Create A System Image In Windows 7

| December 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

You can create a system image in Windows 7 to quickly restore your PC to the condition it was when you created the image. Those that have a computer from a major brand such as Dell, HP or Acer are accustomed to using a disk image to recover their PC. You can now easily create […]

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