Tag Archives: Guide and Tips

Windows 7 Wordpad and Paint Sync together

I was trying out today the new Windows 7 wordpad which has improved with ribbon menu support and also has integrated new MS Paint inside it. What was interesting is if you launch MS Paint right from Wordpad , an image area is created in Wordpad which you are editing in MS paint you just launched and they are in ...

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Download Windows 7 Tips and Tricks

Windows partner program UK has released 3 set of PDF document containing Windows 7 Tips and Trick. These tricks mostly talk about how you can make use of shortcuts and other features available in Windows 7 and home use. I found the Grouped Window Switching best out of it: Windows 7 has loads of keyboard and mouse combination to solve ...

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Set time limits for users in Windows 7

If you would not like your kid to login unless he finishes his home work or want to fix just 2 hrs of day for him to use computer, Windows 7 comes with an out of the box features which allows you to set Time limits or blocking user for some part of the day,  for any account except administrator ...

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How to hide drive letters in Windows 7

By default windows 7 shows drive letters for all your partitions i.e. c, d, e, f  and so on.  Windows 7 users tend to give a nice name for every drive like for my drives its Personal, Videos songs etc. Windows 7 gives you an option to hide these drive letters to make it look more naural as you have ...

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Windows 7 : Shake a window to minimize / maximize rest

Windows 7 has this fun feature which allows you to minimize and maximize windows except the one you are holding by just shaking a window by holding it up with your left key.  No touching keyboards from now on. Here is a small animation for that but if you really want to feel it, just do it on your Windows ...

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Why you should use Windows 7 Home Group

Home Group Network is one of the biggest features in Windows 7.  It is basically A virtual group where you can add trusted computer at your home or friends over wireless Give them same kind of sharing and permissions. You also manage these settings from one central place. Stream Media to all people in same way Share Libraries with them. And ...

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Let Windows 7 choose settings to run incompatible programs

For any program which has incompatibility issue running on Windows 7, there is an option to make it choose compatibility ( Windows XP or Windows VIsta ) , available in properties of that program. But many a time a user might just not know in which version it has to be run. In This situation, Windows 7 provides you with ...

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Windows 7 : Pin to Start Menu

Windows Vista and XP and had features where some of the most used applications get used to pinned automatically on top of everything in Start menu but when I upgraded to Windows 7 , I found this feature was missing and not having common application there was becoming a problem. Today morning I found that it wasn’t missing  but it ...

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Migrate Windows Xp to Windows 7 : Video Tutorial

If you are planning to upgrade or migrate  from Windows Xp to Windows 7,  You will need the the User State Migration Tool (USMT) to migrate user files and settings from Windows XP to Windows 7 using a default installation. Technet as come up with a video on this which will help you on working on this easily. They used ...

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Download Free Windows 7 Themes and Styles for Windows 7

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Windows 7 is already out and so are the Windows 7 themes. Below is the list of  Windows 7 themes free download which you can install and get Aero effect in different colours like blue, green and even apple and mac theme if you want to. You can learn how to change and manage windows 7 themes by reading the post. ...

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10 Features of Windows 7 You should know

Windows 7 is coming with lot of new features and improvements. I had used it for last 2 days and it seems there are some great enhancements. Though I can not use it to extreme but seeing the features its very clear that this version will be better than even Vista. In further upcoming posts, We are rolling out some ...

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