Knowing how to stop the shutdown procedure can be useful at times.
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One of the most comprehensive lists of tools we’ve ever seen, Scott Hanselman has compiled hundreds of links to useful programs. This is a page you’ll want to bookmark and send to your friends.
Did you know: You can now type what is my ip in Google and hit search to get your IP address. Cool, isn’t it? 🙂
If you want to know how to get the most of Windows 7’s task scheduler, then this series of articles is what you need. It starts with an introduction of the tool, its interface and main features. The next article shows how to work with the basic task wizard while the last goes into advanced task scheduling and editing all possible properties of a task.
Even if you have a big hard disk, it’s still a good idea to run a disk cleanup from time to time. Eliminate all the junk, temporary files, unused restore points, etc.
To learn how to use Windows 7’s Disk Cleanup tool and its new features, check this tutorial.
Did you know you can mount and edit ‘.vhd’ (virtual hard disk) images with Windows 7’s Disk Management tool?
If you are working with lots of virtual images, then this tip might come in handy.
If you miss the “Up to Parent Folder” button from Windows XP, then give this tip a read. It shows how to add this button back to Windows Explorer, on both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
Firefox is already pretty fast when loading, but what if you could make it load even faster? That’s where Firefox Preloader comes in. This nifty program will pre-load some of the components that Firefox uses, so it loads up instantly. Check it out.
This tutorial works on both Windows 7 & Windows Vista. It shows everything there is know about customizing the display of dates, times, currency and measurement systems used by your computer.