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Geek Fun: Virtualized old school Windows 3.11

What’s a geek to do with VMware, extra hard disk space, and RAM to spare?  Why fill it with all the operating systems he can! For the fun of it, we take a look at virtualizing a classic version of Windows. ...

How To Personalize Windows 7 Starter

Microsoft removed many of the personalization options in Windows 7 Starter, the cheap edition for netbooks.  There is still a lot of stuff you can customize, though some of it is hidden, so here we’ll show you how to m...

Using Program Compatibility Mode in Windows 7

It can be quite annoying when you try to install a driver or other software on Windows 7 just to find out it isn’t compatible with the new OS. Today we look at using the Program Compatibility Assistant, and troubleshooting ...

What is CCC.exe and Why Is It Running?

You’re probably reading this article because you’re frustrated with that CCC.exe process running in Task Manager, and you’d like to know how to get rid of it, or at least understand what it’s there for...

How To Enable Check Boxes for Items In Windows 7

Would you like an easier way to select multiple files in Windows Explorer without having to hold down the “Ctrl” or “Shift” key? Today we take a look at enabling the check boxes feature which might be easier for some ...

Customize the Windows 7 Logon Screen

Do you like to customize the Windows interface, and tired of the standard log on screen in Windows 7? Today we take a look at Windows 7 Logon Background Changer which is a free and Open Source app that lets you easily customi...
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