This groovy tip is a time saver for anyone who frequently uses the command prompt within the Windows operating system.
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The Recycle Bin in Windows provides a place to get rid of files and folders you no longer want. But sometimes you might want to delete them instantly. Here’s how.
If you use the Windows 7 Start Menu a lot, you’ve probably noticed that Pictures and Music links are listed, but not videos. Adding your Videos is easy, here’s how.
The Sidebar in Windows 7 and Vista can be very handy if you have the right Gadgets installed. Here’s my top five gadgets I think everyone should install.
System Maintenance in Windows 7 helps you troubleshoot features and clean up your computer. For faster access to it, here’s how to create a shortcut for it.
Most modern programs today come in 32 or 64-bit versions. If you’re not sure which one to download, here’s how to find out which version of Windows is installed.
When uploading a photo or other file online, usually you get a Choose File option, then need to navigate through Windows Explorer to find it. Here’s a trick to copy a file as a path for easier uploading.
Sometimes your computer can get so infected with malicious code that it won’t boot into Windows. Windows Defender Offline allows you to scan your system before booting into the OS.
Centralizing your photos and videos on a network drive makes them accessible to all machines on your network. Robocopy, a Windows Command Line Utility, will keep files in sync with your main library.
The Windows Run Dialog will keep track of everything its ever opened. This feature can be useful, but it also might not always be ideal. Here’s how to clear it.
If you’re running Windows 7 on a slower hard drive, you may be running into I/O (input & output) constraints. Moving the Windows Search index to a second hard drive can help.
The same paging file that you’ve seen in XP is also found in Windows 7 and 8. It’s more efficient now, but sometimes you may still want to disable it.
Is it time to buy more RAM for your computer’s total memory capacity? Test how much your Windows system is using with Performance and Resource Monitor.
If you’re running on a speedy modern hard-drive you might see an overall improvement on your system by disabling services like SuperFetch.