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Remember in Vista how it was an annoying chore getting it to recognize external devices like printers, phones, and digital cameras? Well now in Windows 7 there is a cool feature called Device Stage that allows you to easily see and manage all of your external devices from one spot.
One of the more annoying features of Windows Vista was UAC (User Account Control) popping up and asking permission for about everything. Now in Windows 7 it is a lot more manageable and today we take a look at how to manage it or completely disable it too.
If you need a way to save some hard drive space one trick is to decrease the size or completely disable the System Restore feature. We like to share all options on how to take control of your operating system, so for readers living on the edge this tip is for you.
So you’re starting out fresh with the new Windows 7 operating system but notice there are some of your favorite Windows applications missing. Today we take a look at the Windows Live Essentials installer for getting your favorite Microsoft applications set up.
When System Restore was introduced in back in Windows Me it has helped save some major computer snafus on several occasions. The feature is still included in the new Windows 7 operating system and today we will take a look at how to create a new restore point.
During your excitement to try out Windows 7 you might get stuck and need the help of a friend or colleague. Here we will take a look at using Windows Remote Assistance to allow someone you trust to connect to your computer and help troubleshoot the problem.
If you get a new computer with Windows 7 and your current machine is running XP, the thought of transferring your files and settings can be quite daunting. Microsoft has created a program called Windows Easy Transfer that is already included in Vista and can be download for XP and 2000. Here we will take a look at the process of using it to transfer files and settings from an XP machine to the new Windows 7.
Windows Media Player 12 which is included with Windows 7 allows you to easily turn your machine into a media server to stream music, movies, and pictures to other computers and devices on your home network. Today we will show you how to set up streaming and how to use it.
During our series about how much of a problem Malware can be, we took a look at three of the top utilities that can eliminate it. However, we would be remiss if we didn’t cover another top trusted choice out there called SuperAntiSpyware which can detect and remove over a million threats.
If you’re looking for a free and easy to use desktop application for managing online audio & video content, it’s worth checking out the newest version of Miro. The last time we looked at the Open Source video player and podcast client was just under a year ago and they have since improved it a lot.
When your troubleshooting a computer it is always nice to have a systems diagnostic tool at the ready. Today we take a look at ESET’s SysInspector, which is an extremely detailed diagnostic tool for Windows that helps technicians diagnose problems.