Windows 7

Windows 7 Tips and Windows 7 Tutorials to help improve your computing experience.

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Dealing With PC Driver Problems

Computer errors can be divided into two categories: hardware errors and software errors. In most cases, software errors such as driver errors can be easily prevented by performing regular maintenance tasks. Performing driver maintenance tasks such as updating device drivers …

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How To Uninstall Windows Update Instructions

It may occasionally become necessary to uninstall Windows update. You should always download and install Windows Updates. In fact, we recommend automating the process so you never have to think about it ever again. If, however, an update has recently …

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No Sound On Computer

No sound on computer? This problem can be caused by a hardware malfunction, a software update or a simple misconfiguration. No sound on computer can be fixed by troubleshooting several things in Windows 7. You want to start with the …

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Windows 7 Themes

Windows 7 has a lot of great options to make it your own. Theme packs are one of them. A theme pack is a collection of images that can remain static as your desktop background or function as a sideshow …

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Add Toolbars To Taskbar

Adding a toolbar to your taskbar is nothing new in Windows, but it is a simple tip that can save you time accessing important data on your computer. Why would you want a toolbar on your taskbar? If you access …

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Check Your Hard Drive For Errors

Windows scandisk and chkdisk utilities have been around for many years to help you check your hard drive for errors. The purpose of these Windows tools are to check your hard drive for file system errors, and they can also …

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Learn How To Change Or Turn Off UAC In Windows 7

UAC Turn Off Setting User Account Control Pop-Up In Windows

You can turn off UAC (user Account Control) pop-ups in a few simple steps in Windows. User Account Control (UAC) was one of most disrupting new security services added to Windows Vista. It annoyed people so much, most downgraded to …

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Schedule Disk Defragmenter

Disk Defragmenter is a vital part of normal PC maintenance. It is a utility that rearranges the bits of data strewn about your hard drive and reorganizes it so your hard drive doesn’t have to work as hard to get …

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Hide Files and Folders In Windows 7

You can hide files and folders in Windows 7 so they are not easily viewable by snoops or family and friends. This is a great way to conceal notes, passwords and other things you do not want out in the …

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32-Bit or 64-Bit Windows

Should I install the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows 7? You probably already realized your Windows 7 DVD has both the 32-bit and 64-bit version of Windows to choose from. In order to decide which you should install, we …

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Enter GodMode In Windows 7

GodMode is not a new discovery. It’s been a Windows 7 hack since the Operating System’s release. But we felt it was import to remind people it was available–especially technicians and power users who like to have all of Windows …

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Five Windows 7 Gadgets For Geeks

Desktop Gadgets have been around since the days of Windows Vista. Most people don’t even know what they are, and some that do probably find them annoying or a nuisance. There are several installed by default. But what a lot …

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Control Windows 7 With An iPad

You can control Windows 7 with an iPad using a Remote Desktop App you can download for free through the iTunes store. The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) has been around for years and allows users to access a PC from …

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Setup Parental Controls In Windows 7

If you’re concerned about online safety for your child, you’ll want to take a moment and setup parental controls in Windows 7. The Internet has become such an integral part of our everyday lives. Unfortunately, there is no regulation on …

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Disable Require Password After Waking

It’s possible to disable the requirement for a password after you wake your computer. Windows 7 will make you secure whether you want to be or not. But you can disable require a password after waking from sleep mode with …

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