Tag Archives | Windows 7 Tips

Reopen Accidentally Closed Windows With UndoClose

Most browsers have a feature that lets you reopen recently closed tabs, but Windows 7 doesn’t have an equivalent feature for reopening closed programs and windows. UndoClose adds this feature

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Use the Alt Key To Access Properties In Super Quick Time!

Normally if you want to access a folders properties, you have to right click on it, the select properties from the context menu. But not anymore! Now all you have to do is hold down the Alt key on your keyboard and double click the folder.

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How To Switch Users With 1 Click

Windows 7 How To: Switch users with just a single click thanks to this handy little shortcut. It will save you from going to the start menu, shut down options, then choosing log off

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Stop Windows From Adding “Shortcut” To Your Shortcuts

This little registry hack will change the setting the causes Windows to add “shortcut” after every new shortcut that you create in Windows. It will also save you time from manually renaming all those shortcuts you’ve created over the years

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How Healthy Is Your Laptop’s Battery?

A quick how to that allows you to see how healthy your battery is using a hidden feature in Windows 7

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How To Set Multiple Sites As Homepage in Internet Explorer

A quick guide for internet explorer to show you how to set multiple pages to open everytime you go to your browsers homepage

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How To Quickly Rename Multiple Files In Windows 7

A quick how to on renaming multiple files in Windows 7. By pressing the tab key or f2 you will quickly be able to rename multiple files and save yourself loads of time

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How to Reconfigure the Command Prompt

Working with the command prompt can be boring. It is so last decade. But Microsoft still has a use for it. So here is a way to Reconfigure the Command…

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Four Useful Products enhancing Windows 7

Four Useful Products enhancing Windows 7 available from Piriform are CCleaner, Defraggler, Recuva and Speccy. Well worth a look!

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Windows Phone 7 Can Now Be Used As Windows 7 Controller

Now you can control your Windows 7 desktop with your Windows phone 7 smartphone thanks to new drivers from a developer

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Cleaning Up Windows 7

Some tips on cleaning up Windows 7 and maintenance to keep your system run faster and quicker than ever

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Middle-Click Trick For Windows 7

I’ve been messing around with Windows 7 for a long time now, I’ve written countless guides, how-to’s and covered many little tricks that I’ve discovered. But still, I seem to…

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How To Quickly Restart Explorer.exe From Your Context Menu

What this guide is, is a quicker and easier way to restart the explorer.exe process without having to either restart your computer or follow the method I outlined here a…

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How To Prevent Users From Changing Your ScreenSaver

I’m sure some of you have had your screensaver changed in the past as part of a practical joke. Often this can result in quite embarrassing situations if you’re screensaver has been…

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8 Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts You Mightn’t Know About

Personally I’d like to think I know a good bit about Windows 7, I have been an editor here for over a year at this stage, but I always seem…

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How To Scan For Viruses From AutoPlay Dialog

I’m sure most of you find yourself constantly plugging in various flash drives into your PC which aren’t necessarily yours, unknown to you there could be viruses lurking on them ready to…

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Instantly End All Programs With One Shortcut

Thankfully this problem doesn’t occur as frequently with Windows 7 compared to it’s predecessors, but the odd time it does happen. All is well, you’re in extreme multitasking mode, running a…

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Create A Shortcut To Quickly Lock Your Desktop

This method of creating a shortcut to lock your desktop not only works in Windows 7, but also in Windows Vista and Windows XP I’m sure most of you lock…

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