Posts Tagged ‘windows 7’

Proble Steps Recorder – A hidden gem in Windows 7 & Windows 8

A great tutorial about a useful but hidden Windows app: Easy Troubleshooting and Problem Solving with (Problem) Steps Recorder

Hack Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Sync Your Sticky Notes

Awesome hack: How to Sync Sticky Notes Across Users and Computers in 7 Steps

Cool Tips and Tricks About the Games Folder in Windows 7

If you want to learn more about the Games folder/panel in Windows, how it works and a few tricks to solve some common problems, check these tutorials:

What is the Games Folder & How to Use It?

How to Delete Troublesome & Invalid Shortcuts from the Games Panel


Get 50% Off Awesome Windows 7 eBooks, DRM-free Until May 9

Awesome offer from O’Reilly Media and Microsoft Press on their Windows 7 titles. 50% off, no DRM eBooks in all formats. They even include great titles such as Network Your Computers & Devices Step by Step or Windows 7 Inside Out, Deluxe Edition.

Maximize Windows 7, Save 50% – One Week Only

Does Internet Explorer 9/64-bit deliver better performance?

This brief test compares the browsing performance of the normal 32-bit version of Internet Explorer 9 against the 64-bit version.

Does the 64-bit Version of Internet Explorer 9 Deliver Better Browsing Performance?

Is it worth using the Safely Remove Hardware icon?

Does this still make sense when using USB memory sticks or external hard drives? Learn from this tutorial + benchmark:

Want to Stop Using the Safely Remove Hardware Notification Icon?

The Complete Tutorial to Windows Speech Recognition

The Speech Recognition in Windows has become pretty awesome yet few people know about it, let alone use it. 7 Tutorials has published an awesome series of tutorials which takes you through all the basics needed to get you started.

They ended their series with this great wrap-up article, sharing links to useful articles plus thoughts and advice about using the tool.

Speech Recognition: Afterthoughts on Its Strengths and Weaknesses

Limited Edition Artist Series theme (Win7)


From Microsoft: Swirling dragons, floral profusions, and cacophonies of color—this dazzling free theme for Windows 7 celebrates the innovative work of artists like Kenzo Minami, Sally Zou, Stina Persson, and more. The Microsoft Hardware Limited Edition Artist Series is a growing collection of wireless mice featuring unique designs.

Win 7 Themes

The Windows 8 Start Screen vs the Start Menu

An interesting analysis: Is the Start Screen an Improvement vs. the Start Menu?

Quick Tip – Open Multiple Windows of the Same App

Useful tip: How To Quickly Open Multiple Windows for the Same Application

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