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Windows.old Folder - Delete
Windows.old Folder - Delete
How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 7

If you performed a custom installation, without formatting the drive for a clean install, and selected to install Windows 7 on the same partition of the previous installation, then this will show you how to delete the Windows.old folder generated during installation.
Author: Brink Comments: 97 Views: 451,406 Last Activity 18 Jul 2016
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Write-Caching - Enable or Disable
Write-Caching - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable Write-Caching for a Storage Device in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This will show you how to enable write caching to have better performace for a storage device, or disable write caching for quick removal of a storage device without having to use Safely Remove Hardware.
Author: Brink Comments: 97 Views: 554,035 Last Activity 09 Jul 2016
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Microsoft Fix it - Portable
Microsoft Fix it - Portable
How to Create a Portable Microsoft Fix it

This tutorial will show you how to download and create a portable version of the online Microsoft Fix it.
Author: Slartybart Comments: 25 Views: 84,481 Last Activity 21 Jun 2016
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Disk Defragmenter Schedule- Turn On or Off
Disk Defragmenter Schedule- Turn On or Off
How to Turn the Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter Schedule On or Off

This will show you how to turn the Disk Defragmenter schedule on or off to allow it to run automatically in Windows 7 or not.
Author: Brink Comments: 31 Views: 251,817 Last Activity 09 Jun 2016
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Previous Versions - Hide or Show from File Shares
Previous Versions - Hide or Show from File Shares
How to Hide or Show Previous Versions of Files from File Shares

This will show you how to hide or show Previous Versions of files that come from on-disk restore points on file shares for all users in Windows 7 and Vista.
Author: Brink Comments: 6 Views: 13,331 Last Activity 08 Jun 2016
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Indexer Backoff - Enable or Disable in Windows 7
Indexer Backoff - Enable or Disable in Windows 7
How to Enable or Disable Search "Indexer Backoff" in Windows 7

This will show you how to enable or disable the search indexer backoff feature in Windows 7. If enabled (default), backoff logic will be used to throttle back indexing activity when system activity is high.
Author: Brink Comments: 4 Views: 40,764 Last Activity 25 May 2016
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Partition / Extended : Logical Drives
Partition / Extended : Logical Drives
How to Create Extended Partition / Logical Drives Where Needed

This shows the different methods to create an Extended partition wherever you need one so you can create as many Logical drives as there are available drive letters.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 114 Views: 245,702 Last Activity 20 May 2016
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Cipher Command - Overwrite Deleted Data in Windows
Cipher Command - Overwrite Deleted Data in Windows
How to Overwrite Deleted Data using the "Cipher" Command in Windows

This tutorial will show you how to securely wipe or overwrite deleted data on any partition or disk using the inbuilt cipher command in Windows.
Author: Golden Comments: 7 Views: 69,501 Last Activity 01 May 2016
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Windows Updates - Remove Outdated Updates in Windows 7
Windows Updates - Remove Outdated Updates in Windows 7
How to Remove Outdated Windows Updates in Disk Cleanup in Windows 7

Microsoft released an update on October 8, 2013 that allows you to remove outdated Windows Updates using Disk Cleanup in Windows 7.
Author: windude99 Comments: 52 Views: 127,287 Last Activity 28 Apr 2016
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Reliability Monitor - Reset
Reliability Monitor - Reset
How to Reset Reliability Monitor in Windows 7 and Windows 8

If you have fixed the errors or just want to clear the reported data in Reliabilty Monitor, then this will show you how to reset the Reliability Monitor back to a clean default state in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 89 Views: 86,903 Last Activity 20 Apr 2016
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Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

A compendium of steps which have been proven to work best in most cases where Win7 fails to boot. After working through all of these steps you will know that you've done all that you can to rescue your installation.
Author: gregrocker Comments: 95 Views: 781,920 Last Activity 12 Apr 2016
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System Maintenance Troubleshooter - Turn On or Off
System Maintenance Troubleshooter - Turn On or Off
How to Turn the "System Maintenance Troubleshooter" On or Off in Windows 7

The System Maintenance troubleshooter automatically performs a weekly maintenance of Windows 7 by default. Such as, removing desktop shortcuts and icons that are broken or unused. This will show you how to turn this off or on.
Author: Brink Comments: 17 Views: 110,934 Last Activity 10 Apr 2016
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Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log
Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log
How to Read the Event Viewer Log for Check Disk (chkdsk) in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to read the Event Viewer log to see the scan results of Check Disk (chkdsk) in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 92 Views: 676,417 Last Activity 19 Mar 2016
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System Boot Process of BIOS
Poll: System Boot Process of BIOS
BIOS Boot Sequence Explained

This will provide a troubleshooting guide from pressing the power button until loading the operating system.
Author: georgeks Comments: 0 Views: 3,343 Last Activity 06 Mar 2016
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System Protection Restore Points - Delete
System Protection Restore Points - Delete
How to Delete System Protection Restore Points in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This will show you how to delete all, all but the most recent, or individual System Protection restore points for a selected hard disk in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 52 Views: 166,693 Last Activity 23 Feb 2016
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System Restore - Enable or Disable
System Restore - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable System Restore in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable System Restore for all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 38 Views: 157,644 Last Activity 16 Feb 2016
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Memory - Set Maximum Amount Used by Windows
Memory - Set Maximum Amount Used by Windows
How to Set Maximum Memory to be Used by Windows 7 and Windows 8

This will show you how to specify the maximum amount of physical memory (RAM) to be used by Windows to simulate a low memory configuration by using less RAM, or to make sure that you are using all of your installed RAM.
Author: Brink Comments: 69 Views: 290,310 Last Activity 09 Feb 2016
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