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Device Manager : Hidden Devices
Device Manager : Hidden Devices
How to View Hidden Devices in Windows 7

This will show you how to access Hidden Devices and Ghost Devices / Drives and Drivers!
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 41 Views: 165,095 Last Activity 13 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: 42,791 Last Activity 12 Dec 2014
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Screen Resolution Shortcut - Create
Screen Resolution Shortcut - Create
How to Create a "Screen Resolution" Shortcut in Windows

This will show you how to create or download a Screen Resolution shortcut that opens directly to the the screen resolution settings window. You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like in Windows 7 for easy use.
Author: Brink Comments: 5 Views: 78,832 Last Activity 04 Dec 2014
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Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol
Default Programs - Associate a File Type or Protocol
How to Associate a File Type or Protocol Default Program in Window 7

This will show you how to associate a file extension type or protocol to open with a program you select by default in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 55 Views: 450,067 Last Activity 30 Nov 2014
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Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
How to Troubleshoot a Problem by Performing a Clean Startup in Windows 7 or Vista

This tutorial describes how to troubleshoot Windows 7 or Vista by starting it using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs so that you can determine whether a background program is interfering with your game or program. This kind of startup is known as a clean boot.
Author: Brink Comments: 1 Views: 380,002 Last Activity 30 Nov 2014
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Hibernate Shortcut - Create
Hibernate Shortcut - Create
How to Create a Hibernate Shortcut in Windows

This tutorial shows how to create a shortcut for Hibernation in Windows.
Author: Lordbob75 Comments: 27 Views: 235,813 Last Activity 28 Nov 2014
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Transparency - Enable or Disable
Transparency - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable Transparency in Windows 7

This will show you how to enable or disable tranparency for windows, the Start Menu, and the taskbar in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 35 Views: 783,119 Last Activity 22 Nov 2014
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Region and Language Settings - Copy to New Users and Welcome Screen
Region and Language Settings - Copy to New Users and Welcome Screen
How to Copy Your Region and Language Settings to New Users and Welcome Screen

This will show you how to apply your administrator account's Date and Time formats, location, keyboard input language, and display language Region and Language settings to new user accounts, Welcome screen, and system accounts in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 2 Views: 51,540 Last Activity 19 Nov 2014
by Engineseer Go to last post
 
"Found New Hardware" Balloons - Enable or Disable
"Found New Hardware" Balloons - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable "Found New Hardware" Balloons During Device Installation

This will show you how to enable or disable the Found New Hardware notification area balloons like Installing device driver software from displaying while a device is being installed in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 20 Views: 141,657 Last Activity 18 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: 85,574 Last Activity 16 Nov 2014
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Graphics Card Problems - Diagnose
Graphics Card Problems - Diagnose
Help Diagnose Graphics Card Problems

This tutorial will show how to get a great deal of information on exactly what is happening with a graphics card which is having issues.
Author: essenbe Comments: 16 Views: 56,788 Last Activity 14 Nov 2014
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Index Location - Change
Index Location - Change
How to Change the Default Index Location in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will help show you how to change the default index location to be saved where you like in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 8 Views: 36,424 Last Activity 13 Nov 2014
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Firefox - Start Firefox in "Safe Mode"
Firefox - Start Firefox in "Safe Mode"
How to Start Firefox in Safe Mode

Firefox has a "Safe Mode" function, similar to Windows "Safe Mode". It allows you to temporarily or permanently disable add-ons, toolbars, etc.
This can be handy if you are troubleshooting problems (e.g. faulty add-ons).
Author: lehnerus2000 Comments: 10 Views: 91,696 Last Activity 11 Nov 2014
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Run as Different User - With or Without Shift+Right Click Context Menu
Run as Different User - With or Without Shift+Right Click Context Menu
How to Use "Run as different user" Context Menu Item With or Without Shift+Right Click

This will show you how to be able to use the Run as different user context menu item with or without Shift+Right Click on BAT, CMD, EXE, MSC, and MSI files for all users in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 2 Views: 47,591 Last Activity 11 Nov 2014
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BAT Files - Add "Open with" to Context Menu
BAT Files - Add "Open with" to Context Menu
How to Add "Open with" to Context Menu of BAT Files in Windows 7 and Vista

This will show you how to add Open with to the right click context menu of BAT files for all users in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 6 Views: 42,516 Last Activity 10 Nov 2014
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Internet Explorer "ActiveX Filtering" - Turn On or Off
Internet Explorer "ActiveX Filtering" - Turn On or Off
How to Turn "ActiveX Filtering" On or Off in IE9, IE10, and IE11

ActiveX Filtering allows you to browse the Web without running any ActiveX controls. This tutorial will show you how to turn ActiveX Filtering on or off in IE9, IE10, and IE11.
Author: Brink Comments: 10 Views: 865,245 Last Activity 07 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: 17,839 Last Activity 06 Nov 2014
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