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1 Mar/12

ViStart Restores Start Menu, Disables Metro Ui in Windows 8

ViStart Restores Start Menu, Disables Metro Ui in Windows 8

Microsoft has removed the start menu for good in the Windows 8 Consumer Preview version that was released yesterday. If you have tested the Developer Preview version of the operating system, you might have noticed that it was possible to restore the start menu in that release.With the start menu removed completely in the Consumer Preview release, Windows 8 users who’d like the shiny orb back where it belongs need to look elsewhere.The first solution to restore the start menu in Windows...

1 Mar/12

How To Shut Down Windows 8

How To Shut Down Windows 8

With the start menu gone for good in Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8, some users have run into problems shutting down the PC properly. The shutdown button, originally attached to the start menu, has been moved by Microsoft to the new start screen. It is not directly visible on the screen though, and it might take users some time to find its new location.Move the mouse cursor over the charms button in the lower right corner of the Metro UI start screen. Click the settings...

12 Lug/10

Three Options To Navigate UP In Windows Explorer

Three Options To Navigate UP In Windows Explorer

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I just finished reading a guide over at Freeware Genius explaining how to add an UP button to Windows Explorer in Windows Vista and Windows 7, to bring back the Windows XP functionality to those operating systems. The UP button was used in Windows XP to provide the user with an option to display the contents of the parent folder. Microsoft has removed the UP button and replaced it with a breadcrumb structure in the Explorer address...


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8 Lug/10

Get Rid Of UAC Prompts With Microsoft’s Application Compatibility Toolkit

Get Rid Of UAC Prompts With Microsoft’s Application Compatibility Toolkit

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The number of UAC prompts in Windows 7 has been reduced significantly in Windows 7 by Microsoft. To increase security applications are limited to standard user privileges in Windows Vista and Windows 7. The UAC prompt informs the user if an application requires elevated privileges to run. This is especially helpful if new applications have been installed on the system, but more of a nuisance if the program has to be used on a...

6 Lug/10

How To Place Drives In The Windows 7 Taskbar

How To Place Drives In The Windows 7 Taskbar

Only specific programs can be pinned to the Windows 7 Taskbar by default, there is no option to pin files, folders or drives to it. We have already demonstrated how to pin files and folders to the windows 7 Taskbar, and today we are going to explain how to add drives to the taskbar as well. Placing drive shortcuts on the taskbar speeds up the process of accessing those drives. The standard options to open drives in Windows Explorer are to either double-click the computer icon and then...

12 Giu/10

Disable Restart After Windows Update

Disable Restart After Windows Update

Windows Update is an essential Windows service that will by default automatically download and install updates. This ensures that Windows users are always getting the latest security updates whenever they are released by Microsoft. Windows update will prompt to restart the computer so that the updates can be applied. The Internet is full of users who complain about this feature as it has interrupted work or other computer activities with some stating that they lost work because of the...

6 Mag/10

How To Restore The Recycle Bin Icon

How To Restore The Recycle Bin Icon

Windows users are used to seeing two icons on the Windows desktop. The My Computer icon and the Recycle Bin icon. We told you yesterday how you can restore the my computer icon in all Windows operating systems. If you have read the article you already know how you can restore the recycle bin icon as well on the desktop. This guide is mainly for those users who want a separate article on the subject. The recycle bin icon is not a normal icon that can be deleted easily. It can be removed...

15 Apr/10

How To Save Searches In Windows To Access Files Faster

How To Save Searches In Windows To Access Files Faster

The ability to search for files is integrated into every Windows desktop operating system. Microsoft has improved the search in Windows Vista, and these improvements carry over to Windows 7. One useful new feature is the ability to save searches for access at a later time without having to reenter the search parameters. Saving searches can be beneficial if certain searches are performed regularly. But that is not the only advantage, as it is quite possible to use searches as virtual folders...

30 Giu/09

Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts to Increase Productivity

Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts to Increase Productivity

via Wikipedia With all the less pleasant verdicts about Vista, Windows 7 is perhaps PC users’ next best news. Codenamed Blackcomb, this new Microsoft operating system is surely a successor over it’s predecessor Windows XP and definitely Vista. With Microsoft to end their support for Windows XP in 2014, we figured Windows 7 will be completely taking over things in the next year or so. If you are a Windows users it’s probably time for a change, or at least tryout this...