Windows 7

Download Windows 7 Wallpapers from Microsoft

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Download Windows 7 Wallpapers from Microsoft

Microsoft has been continuously updating the personalization gallery for Windows 7 with lots of new themes. We have covered various Windows 7 Themes created by Microsoft and now we have new wallpapers for Windows 7. Five new wallpapers have been added to the personalization gallery and are available for download. To download these images, click(…)

Free up Hard Disk Space by Disabling Hibernate in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Free up Hard Disk Space by Disabling Hibernate in Windows 7

We have already covered on how to Reduce the Disk Footprint for Windows 7 Hibernation and also posted on How to Automatically Hibernate in Windows 7. When you enable hibernation in Windows 7, it creates a hiberfil.sys, located on your boot drive which stores the information about the active sessions before you turn off the(…)

Replace System Files in Windows

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Replace System Files in Windows

When it comes to changing the system files in Windows Vista and Windows 7, you need to take ownership and also need to be an admin user as UAC restricts changing the system files. We had already covered a free tool called Se7en File Replacer for changing system files (files location under system32 folder). System(…)

How to Change Background Color and Fonts in Command Prompt in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Change Background Color and Fonts in Command Prompt in Windows 7

Command prompt is one of the most used application under Windows and it is used for lots of tasks. Most of us have seen the default black background and the white fonts of command prompt. Have you ever tried to change the default look? You can easily change the background color, fonts and layout of(…)

How to Prevent Access to Control Panel in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Prevent Access to Control Panel in Windows 7

If you do not want other users to access the Control panel (control.exe) on your Windows 7, then you can disable it using the Group Policy Editor. When you disable access to Control panel, users will not be able to open control panel or start any items in the control panel. This setting will remove(…)

How to Automatically Hibernate in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Automatically Hibernate in Windows 7

Windows 7 has different power saving states and of all the, hibernation uses the least amount of power. On a laptop, you can use hibernation when you know that you won’t use your laptop for an extended period and won’t have an opportunity to charge the battery during that time. You can actually hibernate your(…)

Email Client for Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Email Client for Windows 7

With the release of Windows 7, Microsoft removed the popular email client on Windows which was Outlook express till XP and Windows Mail in Vista. Windows 7 does not come with any default email client. But you do not have to worry on this as Microsoft provides a free email client in the form of(…)

Visual Studio Theme Packs for Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Visual Studio Theme Packs for Windows 7

We have covered quite a lot of Windows 7 themes from Microsoft including the latest ones-Shrek and Surreal Territory . With the launch of Visual Studio 2010, MSN Japan has released few Visual Studio Theme packs for Windows 7. In all there are three different themes- Garden, bridge and highway. Each theme has three wallpapers(…)

Download Bing Screensaver

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Download Bing Screensaver

We had covered the Bing’s Best Theme for Windows 7 which brings in awesome images from Bing home page to Windows 7 desktop. Now we have the Bing screensaver for Windows which will display beautiful scenic images from Bing photo category. The quality of wallpapers included in the screensaver are good quality. The screensaver is(…)

Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7

Windows 7 has been gaining popularity ever since it was released and it has been the fastest selling OS ever in the history. Keyboard shortcuts are always handy when you want to do things quickly and it also makes you more productive. Here is a list of keyboard shortcuts for Windows 7. This list is(…)