Tag Archives: Windows 7 Features, Guide and Tips

Macs might spoil your fun : PC vs Mac is Official

Windows 7 vs Mac

Ok Apple fan boys will take on this I am pretty sure because this is now Official Page on Microsoft’s site taking about difference between PC running Windows 7 and Mac machine. The key features compared are : Macs might spoil your fun. Macs can take time to learn. Macs don’t work as well at work or at school. Macs ...

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How to control Windows 7 Personalization when you have whole family on it

Windows 7 Personalization

When we say Windows 7 personalization we mean changing of wallpapers, screen savers, colour scheme etc. Windows 7 Group Policy Editor comes with certain settings which you can use to turn on and off the features. In fact it is possible to force use of single theme or screensaver or to completely disable it and even make Windows Classic permanent.  Here is ...

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Setup a support page in Windows 7 : Policy

In an IT environment where users aren’t allowed to run various programs or even install it, it is hard time for an Administrator to keep answering each and every employee about it.  Fortunately Windows comes with configuration which allows you to set More Information link which is displayed every time a user attempts to run a program that is blocked ...

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Enable location sense in Windows 7 without GPS hardware

Finding where you are is the next ultimate thing in the web in coming years.Its not just to bug you but give you more precise location-based search results, services and accelerate what you want to do. Windows 7 come along with support which allows you to add and use a GPS sensor into a Windows 7 PC but since it ...

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Windows 7 God mode gets you all control panel items on one place

This is something extraordinary and very useful for power user, In Windows 7 you can create a special control panel item which lists all the control items in one place. So next time you are looking for something in control just open this and search. Here is how you should set the God Mode: Create a new folder anywhere. Rename ...

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How to re run the assessment of Windows 7 Computer Performance

Windows 7 comes with a feature which helps you in finding how your computer performance is depending on your hardware configuration i.e. Processor, RAM, graphics, gaming graphics, hard disk etc. Once done even if you upgrade your hardware it wont change automatically. So in order to re run the Assessment again go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Performance Information and ...

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How to upgrade from Windows 7 RC to Windows 7 RTM

Windows 7 RTM was released few days back and most suggested option was to do a clean installation. That’s a good one but then I need to re install all the software and reconfigure everything. To avoid this when I asked few of my fellow friends they pointed me out to this It is not possible to upgrade from RC ...

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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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Is My computer Windows 7 Compatible and Ready ?

This kind of questions always popup when there is a new OS on the roll. So its time for Windows 7 and its right time to check if your computer can run Windows 7 and if your existing OS ( vista or Xp ) can upgrade properly. Microsoft has released a Windows 7 Upgrade advisor, which you can download and ...

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Windows 7 : How to view additional folders in Navigation Side Pane

Windows 7 navigation pane which is available always in left hand side seems to have adobpted from the explorer view we get when you hit WIN + E. However you just get some frequently used things like tree view for my computer , libraries etc but folders on your desktop, user folders etc are missing. If you want to make ...

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