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Repair Install
Repair Install
How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7

This will show you how to do a repair install (aka: in-place upgrade install) to fix your currently installed Windows 7 and preserve your user accounts, data, programs, and system drivers.
Author: Brink Comments: 2,086 Views: 5,517,706 Last Activity 18 Mar 2017
by erpster4 Go to last post
 
Thumbnails - Enable or Disable - Add to Context Menu
Thumbnails - Enable or Disable - Add to Context Menu
Add "Enable/Disable Thumbnails" to Context Menu in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to add or remove Enable/Disable Thumbnails to the desktop, library, and folder window context menu for users to be able to toggle their explorer thumbnail previews on or off with a single click in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 13 Views: 32,631 Last Activity 18 Mar 2017
by nalbe Go to last post
 
Visual Effects Settings - Change
Visual Effects Settings - Change
How to Change the Visual Effects Settings in Windows 7

This will show you how to change the visual effect settings you want to use for the appearance and performance of Windows 7 on your computer.
Author: Brink Comments: 49 Views: 1,028,289 Last Activity 15 Mar 2017
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GUI Boot - Enable or Disable in Windows
GUI Boot - Enable or Disable in Windows
How to Enable or Disable "GUI Boot" in Windows

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the graphical animation GUI Boot while booting or resuming from hibernation into Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. Disabling GUI Boot can help reduce the amount of time it takes to startup Windows.
Author: Brink Comments: 41 Views: 212,080 Last Activity 15 Mar 2017
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Boot from a VHD using Windows 7
Boot from a VHD using Windows 7
How to Boot from a VHD using Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to setup Windows 7 or Windows 8 to boot from an existing VHD (Virtual Hard Disk).
Author: dmex Comments: 73 Views: 259,881 Last Activity 14 Mar 2017
by pippox0 Go to last post
 
SysKey - Create USB Key to Lock or Unlock Windows
SysKey - Create USB Key to Lock or Unlock Windows
How to Create a USB Startup Key to Lock or Unlock Windows

This tutorial will show you how to use SysKey to be able to create a USB flash key "Startup Key Disk" to lock or unlock Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 with.
Author: Brink Comments: 39 Views: 81,050 Last Activity 13 Mar 2017
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NEW Context Menu - Edit for Desktop
NEW Context Menu - Edit for Desktop
How to Edit the Desktop "NEW" Context Menu in Windows 7

This tutorial will show you how to customize the "New" context menu on your desktop in Windows 7.
Author: kintomaniac Comments: 38 Views: 93,733 Last Activity 12 Mar 2017
by Bjar726 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: 575 Views: 3,798,887 Last Activity 12 Mar 2017
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Batch Files - Create a Menu to Execute Commands
Batch Files - Create a Menu to Execute Commands
How to Use a Batch File to Create a Command Prompt Menu to Execute Commands

This tutorial will show and explain how to create a batch file which when executed will create a command prompt menu from which you can choose to execute programs, copy files and launch commands.
Author: not so gray matter Comments: 13 Views: 296,205 Last Activity 12 Mar 2017
by jacky99 Go to last post
 
Elevated Command Prompt
Elevated Command Prompt
How to Open an Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 7

This will show you how to open an elevated command prompt with administrator rights (Run as administrator) instead of the default command prompt without administrator rights in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 60 Views: 2,584,105 Last Activity 12 Mar 2017
by Brink Go to last post
 
Undeletable File - Delete
Undeletable File - Delete
Using command prompt to delete files that explorer.exe is locking.

This tutorial shows you how to delete undeletable files. There are times when explorer.exe somehow locks files into place and won't allow them to be deleted. In order to delete them you must close explorer.exe and use a command prompt to delete the file.
Author: not so gray matter Comments: 16 Views: 220,735 Last Activity 11 Mar 2017
by RoWin7 Go to last post
 
Open Command Window Here as Administrator
Open Command Window Here as Administrator
Add or Remove "Open Command Window Here as Administrator" to Context Menu

This will show you how to add or remove Open Command Window Here as Administrator to the context menu of a folder, drive, and desktop of all users to open a elevated command prompt with the focus at the folder, drive, or desktop location in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 38 Views: 228,071 Last Activity 10 Mar 2017
by Layback Bear Go to last post
 
Time Zones - Restore Missing Default Time Zones
Time Zones - Restore Missing Default Time Zones
How to Restore Missing Default Time Zones in Windows 7

This will show you how to restore the default times zones in Windows 7 for when the Change time zone button does not work or you have missing time zones when trying to change the time zone.
Author: Brink Comments: 19 Views: 34,297 Last Activity 09 Mar 2017
by Layback Bear 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: 108 Views: 480,964 Last Activity 09 Mar 2017
by Struggling7 Go to last post
 
Default Programs Shortcut - Create
Default Programs Shortcut - Create
How to Create a Default Programs Shortcut in Windows 7

This will show you how to create or download a Default Programs 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: 24,431 Last Activity 07 Mar 2017
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File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by
File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by
How to Change the Group by, Sort by, and Arrange by Folder View in Windows 7 Explorer

This will show you how to change and organize the file and folder arrangements in a opened folder using Arrange by, Sort by, or Group by folder views in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 61 Views: 292,663 Last Activity 05 Mar 2017
by Anak Go to last post
 
Disk Cleanup : Extended
Disk Cleanup : Extended
How to Use Extended Disk Cleanup in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8

This will show you how to use the extended disk cleanup feature in Windows.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 80 Views: 174,641 Last Activity 02 Mar 2017
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Shortcut - Create with Relative Path

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NTFS Permissions of File - View and Post
NTFS Permissions of File - View and Post

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Sticky Notes Delete Confirmation - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 & 8
Sticky Notes Delete Confirmation - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 & 8

How to Enable or Disable Sticky Notes Delete Confirmation in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Command Prompt - Restore Default Personalization Settings
Command Prompt - Restore Default Personalization Settings

How to Restore Command Prompt / Windows PowerShell Default Personalization Settings

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