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Explorer - Add "Restart Explorer" to Desktop Context Menu
Explorer - Add "Restart Explorer" to Desktop Context Menu
How to Add "Restart Explorer" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows

This tutorial will show you how to add Restart Explorer to the desktop context menu in Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. When used by any user, it will automatically kill the explorer.exe process, and restart the explorer.exe process when you are ready to.
Author: Brink Comments: 6 Views: 92,043 Last Activity 20 Oct 2017
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Compatibility Mode
Compatibility Mode
How to Run a Program in Compatibility Mode in Windows 7

Compatibility mode allows a older program written for an earlier versions of Windows to possibly run in Windows 7. You can also use Compatibility mode to always have a program to Run as an administrator.
Author: Brink Comments: 140 Views: 2,471,215 Last Activity 19 Oct 2017
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Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
How to Configure Windows to Create a Dump File for when you get a Blue Screen of Death

This will show you how to create either a Kernel memory dump, Small memory dump (minidump), Complete memory dump, or no memory dump file when you get a BSOD in Windows.
Author: Brink Comments: 62 Views: 316,941 Last Activity 18 Oct 2017
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Sounds - Change
Sounds - Change
How to Change Event Sound Effects in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to change the sounds applied to events in Windows and Programs as a Sound Theme for your user account in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 28 Views: 332,271 Last Activity 15 Oct 2017
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Peppermint Live CD/DVD/USB - Create for Emergency Backup
Peppermint Live CD/DVD/USB - Create for Emergency Backup
Create Live Peppermint CD/DVD/USB to Backup Data when Windows 7 Will Not Boot

This tutorial will show you how to easily and quickly access your data files with Peppermint5 for copying to an external USB drive if you are having significant trouble booting into a troublesome Windows 7 installation.
Author: Golden Comments: 107 Views: 97,353 Last Activity 14 Oct 2017
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Parental Controls - Allow or Block Specific Programs
Parental Controls - Allow or Block Specific Programs
How to Allow or Block Specific Programs in Windows 7 Parental Controls

Using Parental Controls, you can allow or block specific programs from being used on your computer by standard user accounts.
Author: Brink Comments: 6 Views: 55,817 Last Activity 09 Oct 2017
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Windows Media Player 12 - Enable Taskbar Toolbar
Windows Media Player 12 - Enable Taskbar Toolbar
How to Add Windows Media Player Taskbar Toolbar in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to add back the old taskbar toolbar from Windows Media Player 11 to use with Windows Media Player 12 in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 21 Views: 157,481 Last Activity 06 Oct 2017
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Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable the Built-in Administrator Account in Windows 7

The built-in Administrator account is an elevated adminstrator account that has full unrestricted access and permission on the computer. This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the built-in elevated Administrator account in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 288 Views: 3,594,470 Last Activity 03 Oct 2017
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Gadgets - Create a Custom Clock Gadget
Gadgets - Create a Custom Clock Gadget
How to Create a Custom Clock Gadget

This tutorial will show you how to create a custom clock gadget.
Author: sergiogarcia9 Comments: 17 Views: 161,116 Last Activity 03 Oct 2017
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Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer
Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer
How to Allow or Prevent Devices to Wake Up Computer

This will show you how to allow or prevent devices installed on your computer to be able to wake up your computer from sleep in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 8 Views: 219,500 Last Activity 01 Oct 2017
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Network Location - Set as Home, Work, or Public Network
Network Location - Set as Home, Work, or Public Network
How to Set the Network Location Type in Windows 7

This will show you how to change the network location type to be either a Home network, Work network (private), or Public network in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 21 Views: 673,916 Last Activity 01 Oct 2017
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Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer
Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer
How to Transfer your Complete Windows 7 Installation to New Computer

This tutorial shows you how to use Windows 7 native System Preparation tool Sysprep to transfer your complete Windows installation to a new computer, or to be used on your old computer after a major change in hardware. This procedure keeps all your applications and user profiles intact.
Author: Kari Comments: 864 Views: 1,495,890 Last Activity 30 Sep 2017
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User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation
User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation
How to Create User Accounts on another Partition or Disk During Windows 7 Installation

This will show you how to use sysprep in Audit Mode to create user accounts on another partition or disk during the Windows 7 installation.
Author: Kari Comments: 1,121 Views: 703,474 Last Activity 30 Sep 2017
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Account Lockout - Reset Invalid Logon Counter
Account Lockout - Reset Invalid Logon Counter
How to Set the Reset Account Lockout Counter After Setting

This security setting determines the number of minutes that must elapse after a invalid logon attempt before the invalid logon attempt counter is reset back to 0 invalid logon attempts. This will show you how to set how many minutes you want.
Author: Brink Comments: 4 Views: 44,342 Last Activity 29 Sep 2017
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User Account Password - Remove
User Account Password - Remove
How to Remove the Password for Your or Another User Account in Windows 7

This will show you how to remove the password for either your user account, or for another user account through the Control Panel in Windows 7 and Vista.
Author: Brink Comments: 3 Views: 140,906 Last Activity 26 Sep 2017
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Context Menu - Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder
Context Menu - Add Copy To Folder and Move To Folder
How to Add "COPY TO FOLDER" and "MOVE TO FOLDER" to Context Menu in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove Copy To Folder and Move to Folder to the context menu for all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 101 Views: 403,742 Last Activity 26 Sep 2017
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Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox
Linux - Install on Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox
How to Install Ubuntu Linux on a Windows 7 Virtual Machine using VirtualBox - a complete walkthrough

In this tutorial we are going to install one of the most popular Linux distros on a VirtualBox virtual machine. It's easy, takes only half an hour, and afterwards you have a complete new operating system installed and running directly on your Windows 7 desktop.
Author: Kari Comments: 74 Views: 280,656 Last Activity 24 Sep 2017
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