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Disable Hibernation in Windows 7
Hibernation is a feature that saves an image of all open documents and then powers down your computer. There are two main problems with hibernation. First, it's one of the most problem plagued technologies ever created. Second, it takes up a lot of hard disk space. More ...

Change Explorer's Thumbnail Size
If you're not already viewing thumbnails in Windows Explorer, Right-click in an open area inside Windows Explorer and, in the popup menu that appears, select View | Thumbnails. If you're not happy with the size or quality of the thumbnails, you can use Tweak UI to reconfigure those properties. More ...

Add a Folder to the Windows 7 Taskbar
In Windows XP and Vista you could put a shortcut to a folder on the Taskbar by dragging the folder to the Quick Launch toolbar. By default, Windows 7 doesn't have a Quick Launch toolbar. However, you can still put a shortcut to a folder on the Taskbar. More ...

How-to Capture the Computer?s Screen
Want to save a picture of your computer's screen? Just press the Print Screen key located in the upper-right corner of your keyboard. The Print Screen key sends an image of the screen to the Clipboard. More ...

Put a Shortcut to Create a Restore Point on Your Desktop
Whenever you add or remove software or hardware on your computer theres a posibilty of something going wrong. It's very wise to create a restore point before you make any major changes to your PC. Why not put a link to the create a restore point button right on your desk top? 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 Repair a Damaged Excel File
Excel worksheets can get corrupt or damaged at any point of time. Just imagine working on important financial figures and power goes off. And when power comes back, you cannot access your worksheet or the excel file fails to open. Now what to do? More ...

Put a Help and Support Center Shortcut on Your Desktop
Windows XP's built-in Help and Support Center provides troubleshooters. There's a troubleshooter for the Display, Hardware, Input Devices, Network, Printer, Sound, System Startup, and Shutdown and many more. Wouldn't it be handy to have a Help and Support shortcut right on your desktop? 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 ...

Backup Your Windows XP Activation Files
Windows degrades over time and eventually you will be required to reinstall Windows XP. When you try to reactivate Windows XP, you will receive the message "Our records show that this product has already been activated" and you'll be required to call Microsoft. This article shows you how to backup your activation files to avoid this annoyance. More ...

Record Your Own Windows Startup Greeting
When you start your computer in the morning you are greeted with the Windows default startup music. In this article, I show you how easy it is to replace the default startup sound with your own personal greeting. This is something you might do to start your day on a more cheerful basis, or something you might setup for a special friend or relative. More ...

Google Apps vs Office 365
Google Apps is an online version of Microsoft Office. You get access to a suite of online web apps that let you edit documents, create spreadsheets, build presentations and more all from your web browser, nothing to install on your computer. More ...