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Process - See if running as administrator (elevated)
Process - See if running as administrator (elevated)
How to See if Process is running as administrator (elevated) in Vista and Windows 7

This tutorial will show you how to determine if a program or process is running as administrator (elevated) or not in Vista and Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 5 Views: 43,004 Last Activity 05 Feb 2016
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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) - Uninstall
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) - Uninstall
How to Uninstall the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

This will show you how to uninstall the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) in case you are having issues with it.
Author: Brink Comments: 62 Views: 128,879 Last Activity 14 Jan 2016
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Clean Up Factory Bloatware
Clean Up Factory Bloatware

How to reduce the drag on Windows 7 by today's pre-installed bloatware and duplicate factory utilities which have better versions built into the OS. These steps will help turn off Startup freeloaders and safely uninstall unwanted programs while testing that System file integrity is not compromised.
Author: gregrocker Comments: 63 Views: 290,952 Last Activity 01 Jan 2016
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Windows Update - Enable or Disable Access
Windows Update - Enable or Disable Access
How to Enable or Disable Access to Windows Updates in Windows 7

This will allow you to enable or disable specific or all users access to use all Windows Update features in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 2 Views: 119,148 Last Activity 08 Dec 2015
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Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover
Hard Disk Space - Free Up and Recover
How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space in Windows 7

This will show you several options on how to free up and recover lost space on your hard drive in Windows 7. This can be handy if the hard drive is running out of space or you are losing hard drive space for no apparent reason.
Author: Brink Comments: 29 Views: 362,143 Last Activity 28 Nov 2015
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Index - Rebuild
Index - Rebuild
How to Rebuild the Index in Windows 7 and Windows 8

If the index cannot find a file in it's seach results that you know exists or not exists in an indexed location, then this will show you how to manually rebuild and update the index to have accurate search results from changes to the included locations since the last rebuild.
Author: Brink Comments: 14 Views: 195,865 Last Activity 21 Nov 2015
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Print Spooler Queue - Clear and Reset
Print Spooler Queue - Clear and Reset
How to Clear and Reset the Print Spooler Queue in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to clear and reset the print spooler queue in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 38 Views: 997,575 Last Activity 13 Nov 2015
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Event Viewer: Clear All Events
Event Viewer: Clear All Events
How to Clear all Event Logs in Event Viewer using Windows PowerShell

This tutorial will show you how to quickly clear all event logs in Event Viewer with a one line PowerShell script.
Author: Slartybart Comments: 9 Views: 66,511 Last Activity 21 Oct 2015
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Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates
Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates
How to Hide or Restore Hidden Windows Updates in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to either hide or unhide Windows Updates to have them listed or not listed as available to install again in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 47 Views: 338,920 Last Activity 18 Oct 2015
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System Repair Disc - Create
System Repair Disc - Create
How to Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc

This will show you how to create a Windows 7 system repair disc to use to be able to boot to System Recovery Options to help recover your Windows 7 installation.
Author: Brink Comments: 194 Views: 1,676,203 Last Activity 17 Oct 2015
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ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop
ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop
How to Extract an ISO File to the Desktop

This suggests an excellent, free program to use and how to extract an ISO / Disk Image File to the Windows desktop, or wherever you like, for use in any number of situations.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 9 Views: 291,260 Last Activity 10 Oct 2015
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Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace
Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace
Getting Traces to Troubleshoot Performance Issues

Microsoft has created a toolset called the Windows Performance Toolkit, or WPT, to help developers and users visualize and troubleshoot performance issues. One of the tools in this toolset is specifically designed to assist with capturing traces of boot, shutdown, or reboot cycles, and can provide... Read more
Author: cluberti Comments: 96 Views: 208,489 Last Activity 30 Sep 2015
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Virtual Machine - Speed Up Performance
Virtual Machine - Speed Up Performance
How to Troubleshoot Slow Performance of a Virtual Machine

This tutorial will show steps you can try when struggling with slow performance issues in your virtual machines.
Author: andrew129260 Comments: 2 Views: 49,866 Last Activity 26 Sep 2015
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Windows Update - Download Standalone MSU Installer File
Windows Update - Download Standalone MSU Installer File
How to Download the Standalone MSU Installer File of a Windows Update

This will show you how to download the standalone MSU installer file for any Windows Update in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 23 Views: 292,139 Last Activity 14 Sep 2015
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Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix

This will show you how to fix Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7
Author: Flavius Comments: 65 Views: 276,020 Last Activity 13 Sep 2015
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CCleaner - Delete Junk Files
CCleaner - Delete Junk Files
How to Use CCleaner to Clean Out Junk Files in Windows

This is a Guide on how to use CCleaner. It will show you how to clean out junk files that disk cleanup might have missed.
Author: andrew129260 Comments: 46 Views: 85,287 Last Activity 12 Sep 2015
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Darik's Boot and Nuke - Use to Secure Wipe a Hard Drive
Darik's Boot and Nuke - Use to Secure Wipe a Hard Drive
How to Securely Wipe a Hard Disk with "Darik's Boot and Nuke"

This tutorial will show you how to use "Darik's Boot and Nuke" to help you secure wipe a hard drive that has data that you need to have destroyed.
Author: windude99 Comments: 22 Views: 69,454 Last Activity 09 Sep 2015
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