The more software you install on your computer, the longer it may seem to take to start up Windows. Many programs add themselves to the list of programs started when you boot your computer, and that list can get long....
Your PC makes lots of Internet connections in a day’s business, and not all of them are necessarily sites you’re aware connections are happening with. While some of these connections are harmless, there is always ...
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-11-[18-09-25].png" />If you aren’t a fan of scrolling your pointer over to the lower right corner of your monitor to Show the Desktop, we have a cool tweak that will let you create a Show Desktop icon in the Quick Launch or anywhere on your Taskbar.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-03-[00-43-02].png" />Do you have an external drive connected to your Windows 7 computer and would like to access it from the Taskbar? Here we show you a work around that will allow you to pin it to Taskbar.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-26-[18-20-31].png" />Do you ever feel annoyed that Outlook 2010 doesn’t mark messages as Read as soon as you click and view them in the Reading Pane? Here we show you how to make Outlook mark them as read as soon as they’re opened.
Outlook 2007 and earlier versions display the Outlook Today page when you first start up, but for most people it's a fairly useless page since you just want to get to your email anyway.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/image101.png" />Aero Peek is one of the more useful new features in Windows 7... just move your mouse to the taskbar for half a second, and everything else hides so you can see the desktop or application window. But why does it take half a second?