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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: 22,365 Last Activity 28 Jul 2017
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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: 184,068 Last Activity 19 Jul 2017
by mjf Go to last post
 
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: 454,788 Last Activity 18 Jul 2017
by Brink Go to last post
 
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: 2,292,140 Last Activity 17 Jul 2017
by Mikaa3 Go to last post
 
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: 401,747 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: 146,088 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: 2,898,815 Last Activity 05 Jul 2017
by miraclemandi Go to last post
 
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: 596,499 Last Activity 04 Jul 2017
by ICIT2LOL 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: 114 Views: 528,341 Last Activity 02 Jul 2017
by djbillyd Go to last post
 
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: 137,696 Last Activity 02 Jul 2017
by Zer07 Go to last post
 
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: 303,115 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: 208,305 Last Activity 27 Jun 2017
by jonathancr Go to last post
 
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: 1,001,001 Last Activity 23 Jun 2017
by Brink Go to last post
 
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: 309,309 Last Activity 20 Jun 2017
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Convert MBR Disk to GPT Disk
Convert MBR Disk to GPT Disk
How to Convert a MBR Disk to a GPT Disk

This will show you how to convert a MBR (Master Boot Record) disk to a GPT (GUID - Globally Unique Identifer) disk in Windows Disk Manager or in a command prompt.
Author: Brink Comments: 177 Views: 1,119,667 Last Activity 20 Jun 2017
by ICIT2LOL Go to last post
 
Disk Defragmenter Schedule- Turn On or Off
Disk Defragmenter Schedule- Turn On or Off
How to Turn the Windows 7 Disk Defragmenter Schedule On or Off

This will show you how to turn the Disk Defragmenter schedule on or off to allow it to run automatically in Windows 7 or not.
Author: Brink Comments: 38 Views: 278,416 Last Activity 19 Jun 2017
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Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Program
Taskbar - Pin or Unpin a Program
How to Pin or Unpin a Program to the Windows 7 Taskbar

This will show you how to Pin or Unpin a .exe file or shortcut of a installed program to the Windows 7 taskbar as a icon on the taskbar.
Author: Brink Comments: 100 Views: 519,295 Last Activity 14 Jun 2017
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