One of the first things you might notice in Windows 7 is the addition of the new Gadgets and Screen Resolution items to the context menu. The only problem is that you might not really want them there—so we’ll explain how to get rid of them.
If you just can’t see the point of the desktop Gadgets included in Windows 7, or even the Sidebar gadgets in Windows Vista, you’ll be happy to know that you can easily disable them with a simple configuration change.
Looking for an easy way to speed up copying and pasting in Firefox? Now you can reduce the amount of work that you have to do by half with AutoCopy.
Are your geek skills primed and ready for a challenge? Super User is the place where you can show off just how good your skills really are. If answering questions isn’t your game, it’s also a great place to get your really difficult tech questions answered.
Wanting Firefox to open a specific page or URL whenever you open a new tab? Now you can specify exactly what opens in that new tab each time with the NewTabURL extension.
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.
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.
Have you ever wondered just how far you’ve moved your mouse? You might be surprised to know that it doesn’t take long before your mouse has actually moved a couple of miles.
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.
Are you a music fan who wants an easy way to get the music you love with a simple application on your desktop? Today we bring you a list of some of the cooler music themed desktop gadgets for Vista and Windows 7.
Looking for CD ripping software that does a quality job? Now you can enjoy having great results when ripping and converting your music with WildFire CD Ripper CDex.
Today we’ve got some awesome, high-quality, and just generally amazing desktop wallpapers for your system tweaking pleasure. Unlike some of the previous roundups, we made sure to only pick wallpaper with large resolution versions available.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve always dropped files directly on the quick launch buttons to quickly and easily open them in the application the shortcut points to, but now Windows 7 doesn’t let you do that—by default, at least.
This guest article was written by Askar, the geek behind the DemoGeek tech site.
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.
So you’re sitting at your desk working on your TPS reports, but how are you supposed to remember the cover sheet with your annoying co-worker that just won’t shut up? Accounts payable Nina speaking, just a moment! Shut up!
If you’re running XP and skipped the Vista update and need a good way to transfer files and settings, today we take a look at using Windows Easy Transfer and an external USB drive to easily complete the task.
Looking for a simple light-weight audio player for your computer that will play a large number of file formats? Enjoy audio playing goodness with Eufony Free Audio Player.
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.
Avant Window Navigator (AWN) is an application launcher and dock which would redefine your Linux experience. The good part is it’s highly customizable and hence will fit perfectly well with your Ubuntu theme. Let’s see how to install and customize AWN on your Ubuntu machine.