Tag Archives | Windows 7 Software

Trinity – the New Microsoft Database Technology

Question, how do you access data from a large database collection, where there are no easy facts to search from? How many sales were in the 200,000 range or higher…

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SplashTop Remote for Windows

Splashtop, a San Jose California based company with offices in Asia, has a remote desktop product that makes connection to your PC from a remote location easy to use and…

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3 Network Applications To Look At

The program now works with IPv6 addresses and internationalized domain names. Finally it works with Windows XP, Vista, and Windows7. But, it requires the Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.0.

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Change Windows 7 Aero Colors According To The Weather

The other day I stumbled across an interesting program called AeroWeather. This little application looks at the temperature and current weather conditions of your city and then plays around with…

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Windows Live Essentials 2011 released

Microsoft has just released the final version of Windows Live Essentials 2011, an update for the popular Windows Live Essentials suite of downloadable Windows applications. The suite is a free…

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Change The Color Of The Windows 7 Taskbar

I can tell from personal experience that the Windows 7 taskbar has improved the way I interact with the operating system. Before Windows 7, I had to use desktop shortcuts,…

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Add Recently Changed Files To Your Taskbar

I’ve just stumbled across this great little program called “Piles”. What it does is places recently created or altered files in a Windows 7 jump list on the Windows Taskbar…

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What I Use and Why – Andrew Cunningham

A few days back, Mike Halsey kicked off a series about his software of choice, much to the apparent chagrin of our readers. I think it’s good to take a step back and look what you’re running, so I’ll bite – hopefully my choices and my reasoning are a little less contentious.

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Windows 7 Start Orb Changer

The user Perception of the design and default theme of Windows 7 is mainly positive. Every operating system on the other hand has users that love to customize the design…

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Windows 7 Libraries Configuration Tool

Libraries in Windows 7 allow a user to link multiple directories to the MyDocuments, MyVideos, MyPictures and MyMusic folders which Windows Vista and Windows XP users could not do. Many…

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Download Windows 7 Application Compatibility List

The experience of upgrading to Windows Vista has probably put many users off upgrading to Windows 7.  Microsoft have tried hard to reassure users that Windows 7 is ‘not’ Vista,…

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Windows 7 Firewall Control

Windows 7 ships like previous Windows operating systems with a firewall. The firewall was introduced back then in Windows XP and has since then been constantly improved. The firewall in…

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Windows 7 Taskbar Meters

The Windows 7 Taskbar has been one of the most prominent new features in Windows 7 ever since it was first introduced by Microsoft. The new taskbar changes the way…

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VHD Attach Offers Better VHD Support In Windows 7

Microsoft has added native vhd (that’s virtual hard disk) support in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. This basically allows a user to create a virtual hard disk that…

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Windows 7 Logon Screen Editor

There is certainly no shortage of logon screen editors for the Windows 7 operating system. We here at Windows 7 News have reviewed several in the past (see: Windows 7…

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Windows 7 ISO Edition Switcher

If you want to install a specific edition of Windows 7, say Windows 7 Professional, you need a Windows 7 Professional setup disk or iso image. If you only got…

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Windows 7 Compatibility Centre Launched

Microsoft have launched the compatibility centre for Windows 7.  A website simply containing a database of software and hardware that is known to work fine with their new operating system.…

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Windows Live Writer: Essential for Bloggers

Windows Live Writer is quite possibly my favorite tool in the Windows Live Essentials package. When I found it I had just started my own blog with a couple of college buddies, and we were looking for a good freeware editor – copying and pasting text from Word into Blogger’s lackluster Web interface just wasn’t cutting it. Imagine my excitement when I found just such a product, developed by none other than Microsoft, free for all legitimate users of Windows XP, Vista and 7.

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