Configure Folder Options
Web style does provide thumbnail previews of files in a folder. If this is what
you need, stick with Web style. But understand that creating these thumbnail
previews really slows down your computer. For higher productivity, configure your
computer for "Classic style". More ...
Put a Shut Down Button on Your Desktop
Regardless of which version of Windows you use, it requires several steps to shut the
system down. It's like this frustrating system won't let you go without one final bit
of frustration. Well, you can reduce shut down to one step by placing a Shut Down
shortcut on your desktop. More ...
Show Desktop Icon Gives Quick Access to Desktop Icons
The way to get quick access to objects is to place shortcuts to them on the desktop.
But the desktop is usually covered by open applications and files. The Show Desktop
icon on the Quick Launch toolbar allows you to minimize all open windows with one click. More ...
VLC Free Open-Source Media Player
Microsoft did not include Windows Media Player in Windows 10. VLC media player is a portable, free open-source, cross-platform media player that has versions for Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, and many other operating systems. More ...
Make Your USB Drive Work Faster
USB drives operate slower than the PC's hard disk drive. One reason for this is because many people remove their USB drive by simply unplugging it. This makes it unwise to use a write cashe with a USB drive. However in Windows 7 you can configure a write cashe for your USB drive. More ...
Stop Desktop Icons from Randomly Refreshing
Do your desktop icons keep redrawing every 30 to 60 seconds? This can be very distracting. Random refreshing of the desktop icons is usually caused by a full or corrupted icon cache, and is easily solved by deleting the icon cache. More ...
How to Fully Customize your Desktop
Customizing your desktop is easy and fun to do. You can change everything from the
sounds that your computer makes, to the screensaver that shows up during inactivity.
But that's not all that you can customize. More ...
Why My Office Files Do Not Open
While working on MS Office, there may be situations when you click and try to open
up an office file, it does not open. After this you try the "Open With" option to
open the required file and the file gets opened in other program rather than its
respective program. More ...
Turn Off Windows 7 Taskbar Preview Thumbnails
Taskbar Preview Thumbnails are those annoying huge windows that popup over your document when your mouse pointer drifts over the taskbar while you're trying to work. If they annoy you as much as they annoy me, here's how to get rid of them. More ...
My Favorite Windows 7 Tips and Tricks
Windows 7 is fast, stable and has a lot of very cool new features. I have a few tips and tricks to help me get the most from Windows 7, and I thought I would share some of my favorites with you. More ...
View Your Windows Update Log
Something stopped working? Could the problem have been caused by a Windows update? Every
day thousands of Windows PC's stop working because of Windows updates. More ...
How to Set up an Ftp Server on Windows Xp Professional
With a little effort, you can set up an FTP server on Windows XP Professional that your friends can grab files off of. Start by retrieving your Windows XP CD. More ...