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Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
Shortcut Arrow - Change, Remove, or Restore
How to Change, Remove, or Restore the Shortcut Arrow Overlay Icon in Windows

This tutorial will show you how to change, remove, or restore the default shortcut arrow overlay on all shortcut icons in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 346 Views: 1,488,432 Last Activity 13 Jan 2019
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Startup Repair
Startup Repair
How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7

This will show you how to run Startup Repair to allow it to scan your Windows 7 computer for a startup problem and try to fix it so your computer can start correctly.
Author: Brink Comments: 171 Views: 2,890,947 Last Activity 10 Jan 2019
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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: 307 Views: 2,401,602 Last Activity 09 Jan 2019
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Notification Area Icons - Reset
Notification Area Icons - Reset
How to Reset the Notification Area Icons Cache in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how reset the Notification Area Icons cache to fix any currupted icons and remove any old icons of uninstalled programs from the Notification area Icons hide or show settings in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 105 Views: 638,736 Last Activity 08 Jan 2019
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Device Manager - Finding Unknown Devices
Device Manager - Finding Unknown Devices
How to Find and Identify Unknown Devices through Device Manager

Have you ever had an unknown device in Device Manager and no idea what it is? This will show you how to find unrecognized devices through Device Manager using Vendor hardware Identification.
Author: TimStitt Comments: 21 Views: 152,605 Last Activity 03 Jan 2019
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Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
Taskbar Thumbnail Previews - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable Taskbar Thumbnail Previews in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the thumbnail previews of open items on the taskbar in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 34 Views: 367,896 Last Activity 30 Dec 2018
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Imaging with free Macrium
Imaging with free Macrium

This tutorial shows the complete imaging and recovery cycle using free Macrium as the example.
Author: whs Comments: 1,783 Views: 717,948 Last Activity 29 Dec 2018
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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: 71 Views: 385,864 Last Activity 26 Dec 2018
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SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker

The "sfc /scannow" command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible.
Author: Brink Comments: 953 Views: 5,024,635 Last Activity 25 Dec 2018
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Windows Media Center Updates - Enable or Disable Waking Computer
Windows Media Center Updates - Enable or Disable Waking Computer
How to Enable or Disable Windows Media Center Updates to Wake Up the Computer

This will show you how to enable or disable the Windows Media Center (mcupdate) task from waking up the computer from sleep when it checks for Media Center updates in Windows 7 and Vista.
Author: Brink Comments: 27 Views: 139,378 Last Activity 22 Dec 2018
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Task - Create to Run a Program at Startup and Log On
Task - Create to Run a Program at Startup and Log On
How to Create a Task to Run a Program at Startup and Log On in Windows 7

This will show you how to create a task in Windows 7 Task Scheduler to run a program of your choice at the Startup and/or Log On of any user account. This can be handy to have elevated (Run as administrator) programs run at startup in a administrator account.
Author: Brink Comments: 67 Views: 470,359 Last Activity 14 Dec 2018
by Win7fuser Go to last post
 
Safe Mode
Safe Mode
How to Start Windows 7 in Safe Mode

Safe mode is a troubleshooting option for Windows that starts your computer with a minimal set of drivers and services. This will show you how to start Windows 7 in Safe Mode.
Author: Brink Comments: 36 Views: 601,395 Last Activity 10 Dec 2018
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Product Key Number for Windows 7 - Find and See
Product Key Number for Windows 7 - Find and See
How to Find and See the Windows 7 Product Key Number

This will show you how to find and see your product key number in Windows 7 or on the retail or OEM product license key Certificate of Authenticity (COA) sticker.
Author: Brink Comments: 166 Views: 1,301,793 Last Activity 07 Dec 2018
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Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon
Folder Icon - Change Windows 7 Default Folder Icon
How to Change the Windows 7 Default Folder Icon

This will show you how to change all of the default yellow folder icons in Windows Explorer to any custom icon that you want instead in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 178 Views: 939,431 Last Activity 06 Dec 2018
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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: 99 Views: 373,482 Last Activity 06 Dec 2018
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Data Partition
Data Partition

This video tutorial explains how to create or delete a partition and how to tell the system to move the user data folders into that partition. It applies to Windows 7 and Vista.
Author: whs Comments: 26 Views: 62,539 Last Activity 05 Dec 2018
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Default File Type Associations - Restore
Default File Type Associations - Restore
Restore Default Windows 7 File Extension Type Associations

This will allow you to restore the default registry entries and program associations for the Windows 7 file extension type of your choice.
Author: Brink Comments: 889 Views: 4,126,775 Last Activity 04 Dec 2018
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