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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: 383,285 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: 60,898 Last Activity 04 Aug 2017
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Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates
Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates

Many HDTVs and some LCD monitors are limited to low resolutions and odd refresh rates in Windows 7 due to a new Windows logo requirement that they respect the display EDID information that is often incorrect. This tutorial explains how to override that EDID information.
Author: baarod Comments: 316 Views: 897,407 Last Activity 31 Jul 2017
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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: 21,827 Last Activity 28 Jul 2017
by rwmol Go to last post
 
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
Use the Free Partition Wizard Bootable CD

This shows how to use the free bootable Partition Wizard CD to make changes to the Windows partition structure for several reasons, to include if Windows won't start/boot.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 35 Views: 182,533 Last Activity 19 Jul 2017
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Dual Boot - Delete a OS
Dual Boot - Delete a OS
How to Properly Delete a OS in a Dual Boot

Deleting a double booted OS may seem simple - you just delete the partition with the OS you want to get rid of and you are done. Well, it is not that easy. With said approach you may get yourself into a lot of trouble. This tutorial describes a safe way how to properly delete a double booted OS.
Author: whs Comments: 127 Views: 451,535 Last Activity 18 Jul 2017
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Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
How to Clean Reinstall Windows 7

A clean reinstall is often better than getting a new computer since most PC's come larded with sponsors' bloatware and duplicate factory utilities that have much better versions built into Windows 7. For this reason many tech enthusiasts clean reinstall using the Product Key on the COA sticker.
Author: gregrocker Comments: 566 Views: 2,278,470 Last Activity 17 Jul 2017
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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: 397,113 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: 143,415 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: 109 Views: 2,889,173 Last Activity 05 Jul 2017
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Write-Caching - Enable or Disable
Write-Caching - Enable or Disable
How to Enable or Disable Write-Caching for a Storage Device in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This will show you how to enable write caching to have better performace for a storage device, or disable write caching for quick removal of a storage device without having to use Safely Remove Hardware.
Author: Brink Comments: 102 Views: 592,653 Last Activity 04 Jul 2017
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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: 521,743 Last Activity 02 Jul 2017
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Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to
Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to
Hw to Do a Windows Anytime Upgrade in Windows 7

This will show how to do a Windows Anytime Upgrade, this method will allow you to upgrade your edition of Windows 7 and still keep your current programs, files, and settings intact.
Author: theog Comments: 22 Views: 135,852 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: 299,397 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: 206,308 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: 994,916 Last Activity 23 Jun 2017
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Index Locations - Add or Remove
Index Locations - Add or Remove
How to Add or Remove Index Locations in Windows 7 and Windows 8

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove folder locations to be included in the index search results in Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Author: Brink Comments: 41 Views: 305,754 Last Activity 20 Jun 2017
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