Windows 7

How to Create and Share Windows 7 Themes

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Create and Share Windows 7 Themes

Previously we had covered some great looking themes for Windows 7. Similar to other Windows OS, you can create and share themes along with the customizations you make on the default themes. When you change any theme settings under personalization (right click on the desktop-> Personalization), it will be made into a new theme which(…)

Windows 7 Parental Controls

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Windows 7 Parental Controls

Parental controls help you manage how you want other users to use the Windows 7 PC. You can set limits on the games your children can play and also the hours that your children can use the computer and also the application they can use. Parental Controls blocks access to any particular game or program(…)

How to Enable XP Mode in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Enable XP Mode in Windows 7

One of the new features announced in Windows 7 RC is the availability of XP mode. Windows XP Mode for Windows 7 makes it easy to install and run your Windows XP applications directly from your Windows 7-based PC. It utilizes virtualization technology, such as Windows Virtual PC, to provide a virtual Windows XP environment(…)

How to Create a Power Plan in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Create a Power Plan in Windows 7

Windows 7 is build such that it helps reduce power consumption by working with the latest hardware power-management capabilities and better managing how application processes use the processor. Windows 7 includes device driver support for the latest processor power-management technologies from leading independent hardware vendors. Windows 7 comes with build in power plans, but you(…)

How to Migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7

Posted by on May 4, 2009

How to Migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7

Windows 7 RC is scheduled for public release on May 5th 2009. Many of the Windows users are still using Windows XP and it is the right time to do an upgrade to Windows 7. Upgrading to Windows 7 is a simple process and you will not lose any files and documents which you had(…)

Create DVD of Photos and Videos with Windows DVD Maker

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Create DVD of Photos and Videos with Windows DVD Maker

Windows DVD Maker, which was available in Vista Home Premium and Ultimate versions is also available in Windows 7. Windows DVD Maker enables you to create professional-looking video DVDs of your home movies and photos that can be viewed on your DVD players, regardless of geographical region codes. Windows DVD Maker is also integrated with(…)

How to Change Desktop Wallpaper Quickly in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Change Desktop Wallpaper Quickly in Windows 7

Windows 7 has lot of changes in the UI when compared to Vista and one of the changes is the way wallpapers are controlled. In Windows 7 you can change wallpapers automatically from a collection after a specified time. If you have selected more than one wallpapers in Windows 7, then you can change desktop(…)

How to Upgrade from Windows 7 Beta to RC Build

Posted by on March 1, 2011

How to Upgrade from Windows 7 Beta to RC Build

Now that the RC build is official from Microsoft, users can start downloading the latest RC build 7100 and install it. Microsoft recommends user to do a fresh install even if you have installed the beta version of Windows 7 released in Jan 2009. But it is also possible to upgrade from beta build to(…)

Windows 7 System Requirements

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Microsoft will be releasing the Windows 7 RC on May 5th 2009 for the general public and we have confirmed reports that the final version might be coming in October, earlier than expected. Meanwhile Microsoft has released the minimum system requirements to run a Windows 7 PC. Windows 7 requires less system specification especially the(…)

Monitor Real Time Memory and CPU Usage in Windows 7

Posted by on March 1, 2011

Monitor Real Time Memory and CPU Usage in Windows 7

We have covered many free application which provides you with the real time usage of memory and CPU in Windows. You can also monitor in real time the usage and performance of CPU, Disks, Memory and Network without having to install any other application in Windows 7. The Resource Monitor tool in Windows 7 will(…)