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User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
User Account - Reset Password in Windows 7
How to Reset the Password of a User Account in Windows 7

This tutorial will help show you how to reset the password of a user account in Windows 7. This can be handy if the password was lost or forgotten to be able to regain access.
Author: Brink Comments: 18 Views: 334,804 Last Activity 05 Sep 2017
by Cankseer Go to last post
 
System Protection - Turn On or Off
System Protection - Turn On or Off
How to Turn System Protection On or Off in Windows 7

This will show you how to turn System Protection On or Off for creating System Restore Points for system settings and previous versions of files in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 64 Views: 541,585 Last Activity 29 Aug 2017
by newbegin Go to last post
 
Clean Install Windows 7
Clean Install Windows 7
How to Do a Clean Installation with Windows 7

This will show you how to do a clean installation with Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 578 Views: 4,019,229 Last Activity 24 Aug 2017
by ICIT2LOL Go to last post
 
Log On Automatically at Startup
Log On Automatically at Startup
How to Automatically Log On a User Account at Windows 7 Startup

This will show you how to select or change a user account to have Windows 7 automatically log on to at startup.
Author: Brink Comments: 134 Views: 1,088,687 Last Activity 23 Aug 2017
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Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
How to Extract Files from the Windows 7 Installation DVD

This will show you how to extract original files from the retail Windows 7 installation DVD. You can then use these extracted files to replace missing or corrupted system files in your current Windows 7 installation.
Author: Brink Comments: 124 Views: 583,572 Last Activity 15 Aug 2017
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Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot Shortcut - Create
Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot Shortcut - Create
How to Create a "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut in Windows 7

This will show you how to create or download a Windows 7 Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut. You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like for easy use.
Author: Brink Comments: 2 Views: 20,693 Last Activity 14 Aug 2017
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Upgrade Install with Windows 7
Upgrade Install with Windows 7
How to Do an Inplace Upgrade Installation from Vista to Windows 7

A upgrade installation allows you to keep intact the files, settings, and programs from your current version of Vista SP1 or SP2. This will show you how to do a upgrade installation with a upgrade version of Windows 7 from Vista.
Author: Brink Comments: 74 Views: 403,141 Last Activity 09 Aug 2017
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Context Menu Items Missing - Fix when more than 15 Files are Selected
Context Menu Items Missing - Fix when more than 15 Files are Selected
Restore Missing "Open", "Print", and "Edit" Context Menu Items when more than 15 Files are Selected

This will show how to restore the missing Open, Print, and Edit context menu (right click) items for when you have more than 15 files selected in Windows. This will also set how many items that can be selected to Open, Edit, or Print at once.
Author: Brink Comments: 5 Views: 65,688 Last Activity 04 Aug 2017
by smartguy214 Go to last post
 
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7
How to Minimize Windows Live Mail to the System Tray in Windows 7

This will show you how to have Windows Live Mail minimize to the taskbar or system tray in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 7 Views: 25,527 Last Activity 28 Jul 2017
by rwmol Go to last post
 
Hard Drive - Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle or Never
Hard Drive - Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle or Never
How to Turn Off Hard Disk After so many Minutes of being Idle or Never

This will show you how to have your hard disks to be either turned off after however many minutes you set of being idle, or to never be turned off in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 51 Views: 435,586 Last Activity 08 Jul 2017
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Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews - Enable or Disable in Windows 7
Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews - Enable or Disable in Windows 7
How to Enable or Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Live Previews in Windows 7

This will show you how to enable or disable having taskbar thumbnail live previews display a Aero Peek of the open window on the desktop when you hover the pointer over a taskbar thumbnail preview of a icon with a open window in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 15 Views: 160,236 Last Activity 05 Jul 2017
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Run as Administrator
Run as Administrator
How to Run a Program as an Administrator in Windows 7

This will show you how to have a program run as administrator with full elevated rights and privileges in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 106 Views: 2,979,185 Last Activity 05 Jul 2017
by miraclemandi Go to last post
 
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: 114 Views: 565,452 Last Activity 02 Jul 2017
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Sticky Notes - Backup and Restore
Sticky Notes - Backup and Restore
How to Backup and Restore Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to backup and restore your Sticky Notes in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 version 1511 and earlier.
Author: Brink Comments: 47 Views: 332,144 Last Activity 01 Jul 2017
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Taskbar - Change Icon Button Width Size
Taskbar - Change Icon Button Width Size
How to Change the Windows 7 Taskbar Icon Width Size

This will show you how to customize how wide you want your pinned taskbar icons.
Author: xenol Comments: 16 Views: 220,481 Last Activity 27 Jun 2017
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SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
How to Ready an SSD / HDD to Reinstall an Operating System

This will show you the steps to get your Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD) ready to reinstall an operating system to.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 391 Views: 1,047,170 Last Activity 23 Jun 2017
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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: 38 Views: 295,162 Last Activity 19 Jun 2017
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