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Using Libraries to Add Media in Windows 8

Now that you’ve installed Windows 8, it’s time to bring your media over to the new metro-styled apps. Here’s how to do just that.

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The New Windows 7 Features I use the Most

Windows 7 removed some features that had been in Vista, such as Mail but added in a whole raft of new ones.  So how useful have these features actually been,…

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Changing Library Icons without a Program

A few days ago, we mentioned at Windows 7 News how to change the icon of a library in Windows 7 using a little nifty tool called “Library Icon Changer”. The program doesn’t require any installation…

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How to Change Your Library Icons

Windows 7 is customizable in so many ways it is sometimes daunting to new users and experienced users alike. Changing wallpapers, themes, window properties, fonts, sizes and icons are just the…

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How To Add Network Folders to Libraries in Windows7

Libraries in Windows7 are a functional tool that coordinates many different folders from an array of locations and places them in one location. Microsoft, however, decided against exposing some really useful capabilities to users, like adding network locations, pretty much the first thing I tried to do.

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Looking forward to Windows 8, what Microsoft missed in Windows 7, Part 5

It’s been a long time since I’ve written one of these articles and in the interim Windows 7 has been launched a much applauded by the press and public.  I…

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Windows 7 Guides: Windows 7 Libraries

Among the many new and improved features that Windows 7 boasts, Libraries are one of the most convenient improvements this time around. Although not a completely new idea, Libraries give the Windows 7…

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Looking forward to Windows 8, what Microsoft missed in Windows 7, Part 2

In the first part of this article series I wrote about what I consider failings in explorer and problems that date back to Windows 98.  Explorer is a bit of…

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