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Windows Defender - Turn On or Off
Windows Defender - Turn On or Off
How to Turn Windows Defender On or Off in Windows 7

This will show you how to turn Windows Defender On or Off in Windows 7. When Windows Defender is on, you will be alerted when spyware and other potentially unwanted software tries to install itself or run on your computer.
Author: Brink Comments: 34 Views: 202,815 Last Activity 19 Dec 2014
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Windows 7 Installation Failure - Overcome
Windows 7 Installation Failure - Overcome
How to Overcome most Windows 7 Installation Failures

These steps cover most of the current installation failures encountered. They do not cover hardware issues which can be tested separately.
Author: gregrocker Comments: 37 Views: 30,867 Last Activity 18 Dec 2014
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Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
How to Use Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

This will show you how to download and use Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to get a report to see if your computer can run Windows 7, and if there are any known compatibility issues.
Author: Brink Comments: 19 Views: 31,304 Last Activity 12 Dec 2014
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Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine
Windows Virtual PC - Create Virtual Machine
How to Create a Virtual Machine in Windows Virtual PC

This will show you how to create a new virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC, and install the 32-bit guest operating system that you want to run in the virtual machine on your 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7 as the host.
Author: Brink Comments: 98 Views: 420,910 Last Activity 09 Dec 2014
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Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log
Wake Source - Read Event Viewer Log
How to Read the Wake Source Log in Event Viewer for Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to read the wake source log in the Event Viewer to see what device, task, or etc... has woke up your computer from sleep or hibernation at listed dates and times.
Author: Brink Comments: 12 Views: 66,356 Last Activity 24 Nov 2014
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Windows Updates - Remove Outdated Updates in Windows 7
Windows Updates - Remove Outdated Updates in Windows 7
How to Remove Outdated Windows Updates in Disk Cleanup in Windows 7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: 33 Views: 50,319 Last Activity 17 Nov 2014
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Windows Defender Real-Time Protection - Turn On or Off
Windows Defender Real-Time Protection - Turn On or Off
How to Turn Windows Defender Real-Time Protection On or Off in Windows 7

Windows Defender real-time spyware protection alerts you when spyware and other potentially unwanted software attempts to install itself or run on your computer. This will show you how to turn real-time protection on or off in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 6 Views: 61,348 Last Activity 16 Nov 2014
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Windows Update - Reset
Windows Update - Reset
How to Reset Windows Update in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to reset Windows Update view update history, and how to reset Windows Update Components if you are having a problem updating with Windows Update.
Author: Brink Comments: 158 Views: 678,325 Last Activity 14 Nov 2014
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Windows Update Manifests - Manually Trace Through Registry
Windows Update Manifests - Manually Trace Through Registry
How to Trace what Windows Update a Manifest File Originated From

Manifests are named in a way that doesn't contain the information on what update it came from, so here's how to trace it through the registry.
Author: tom982 Comments: 9 Views: 7,729 Last Activity 06 Nov 2014
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Windows Movie Maker 6.0 - Install on Windows 7
Windows Movie Maker 6.0 - Install on Windows 7
How to Install Windows Movie Maker 6.0 on Windows 7

In Windows 7, it is preferred for you to download and install the newer Windows Live Movie Maker. If you would prefer the older Windows Movie Maker 6.0 from Windows Vista, then this will show you how to install it over to Windows 7.
Author: dgenx210 Comments: 119 Views: 573,210 Last Activity 03 Nov 2014
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Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target
Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon - Change Open To Target
How to Change the Windows 7 Pinned Windows Explorer Taskbar Icon Open To Target

This will show you how to change the Windows 7 pinned Windows Explorer taskbar icon from the default Open To the Libraries window target to Open To the Computer window target or other possible locations that are available to choose from instead.
Author: Brink Comments: 174 Views: 284,732 Last Activity 31 Oct 2014
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Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create
Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create
How to Create a Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc

Allows you to install any edition of Windows 7 from one DVD!
Author: Darryl Licht Comments: 318 Views: 465,281 Last Activity 17 Oct 2014
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Windows.old folder - Restore into a new installation
Windows.old folder - Restore into a new installation
How to Restore your Windows.old Folder into a New Installation

This tutorial explains how to restore files and settings from the windows.old folder after a new installation over an old one.
Author: Lordbob75 Comments: 94 Views: 227,729 Last Activity 15 Oct 2014
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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: 93 Views: 327,471 Last Activity 02 Oct 2014
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Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers
Windows Easy Transfer - Transfer To & From Computers
How to Transfer Files from One Computer to Another Computer with Windows Easy Transfer

This will help show you how to transfer user files and settings easily from your old computer to your new computer.
Author: Orbital Shark Comments: 77 Views: 174,327 Last Activity 01 Oct 2014
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WordPad Custom Template Workaround
WordPad Custom Template Workaround
How to Create a Custom WordPad Template

Wordpad - Customize font, paragraph settings with a template
Author: debugged Comments: 13 Views: 28,536 Last Activity 27 Aug 2014
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Windows Explorer - Add or Remove Delete Button
Windows Explorer - Add or Remove Delete Button
How to Add a Delete Button to Windows 7 Explorer Toolbar

By default Windows 7 does not have a Delete button on the Windows Explorer toolbar. This will show you how to add or remove a Delete button to the Windows 7 Explorer toolbar.
Author: Brink Comments: 45 Views: 53,081 Last Activity 07 Aug 2014
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