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    Windows 7 How to automatically defragment new disks in Windows 7

    Windows 7 has a cool feature that allows you to set a time to automatically defragment your primary hard drive. This process runs quietly in the background. Step 1: Open the Disk Defragmenter from the Start menu by typing "disk defrag" in the Run box. You can always navigate to the actual...
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    Windows 7 Change Windows 7's start, log-on, and desktop backgrounds

    There's no reason why Windows 7 users have to settle for whatever interface Microsoft sets as the operating system's default. Customizing Windows 7's start, log-on, and desktop backgrounds isn't as easy as it might be, but it's eminently doable. Deactivate the "Close Encounters" start-up...
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    How to Create a Windows To Go USB Drive

    Windows To Go is a new feature of Windows 8 that allows enterprises to provision a full corporate environment that will boot from a USB drive. Once the instance of Windows 8 is booted it functions and is controlled by standard enterprise management tools such as SCCM and Active Directory group...
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    Windows 7 Access Device Manager From the Command Prompt in Windows 7

    A fast way to access Device Manger in Windows 7 is from the Command Prompt. Just type a short command and Device Manager starts right away! Follow these simple steps to access Device Manager from the Command Prompt in Windows 7: Here's How: Click on the Windows 7 Start button Type the...
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    How To Delete Internet Explorer 7 ActiveX Controls

    Internet Explorer 7 supports extended functionality by the use of ActiveX Controls. These small programs, many developed by companies other than Microsoft, help Internet Explorer 7 do things it can't alone. Sometimes these ActiveX Controls cause problems that generate error messages or stop IE7...
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    Windows 7 How to Manage Libraries Folder in Windows 7

    Windows 7 provides users with several libraries that consolidate different types of files, such as music or video, into one easily accessible location. But what if you want to add your own folders to these libraries or remove them? Follow these four steps to find out how! Step 1: Launch...
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    Windows 7 Change Windows 7's start, log-on, and desktop backgrounds

    There's no reason why Windows 7 users have to settle for whatever interface Microsoft sets as the operating system's default. Customizing Windows 7's start, log-on, and desktop backgrounds isn't as easy as it might be, but it's eminently doable. Deactivate the "Close Encounters" start-up...
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    Windows 7 Projector Tricks in Windows 7

    In older versions of Windows using an external projector with your laptop can be a difficult task. It seems like every laptop has a different function key combination to enable output for a projector. In Windows 7 that has finally been improved. Now, all you have to do is hit the Windows Key + P...
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    How to center your Windows 7 Taskbar icons

    Ever wanted to center the Windows 7 taskbar icons, this is a quick tutorial on how to do just that. Create a new empty folder, lets call it Dummy Folder Right Click on the taskbar, (click unlock the taskbar if you haven't already) go to Toolbars > New toolbar Select the folder that you've just...
  10. Windows 7 Tip: How To Log Which Drivers Get Loaded During System Boot

    Windows 7 Tip: How To Log Which Drivers Get Loaded During System Boot

    There are tons of drivers existed in your computer. Have you ever wondered how many of them are got loaded every time when your computer boots? The Task Manager lists all running processes but certainly not those .sys and .dll files that loads as the driver to bet the foundation of your running...
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    How to Enable or Disable Require Password on Wakeup in Windows 7

    1. Open the Power Options Advanced Plan Settings. 2. Click on the Change settings that are currently unavailable link. 3. If prompted by UAC, then click on Yes. 4. To Disable Require Password on Wakeup A) Change the Require a password on wakeup setting to NO , and click on OK. 5. To Enable...
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