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Microsoft Highlights Windows 8 File Management Improvements

File management is and always will be an essential task for all computer users. It includes file storage, accessibility and visibility among other things. Microsoft in a new blog post…

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Run Check Disk from Windows Explorer

Run Check Disk from Windows Explorer to Check for and fix Disk Errors Data Corruption, no matter how up to date your OS or your hard drive is, can still…

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Microsoft Showcases New Windows Explorer With Ribbon UI

We already know that Microsoft is working on improving the file management capabilities of the Windows 8 operating system. Back when we published the story we suspected that Microsoft would…

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Microsoft To Improve File Management Processes In Windows 8

The recently created Building Windows 8 blog seems to be up in full swing, with new articles about the upcoming operating system being released regularly. Steven Sinofsky revealed in “Improving…

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Windows 8 Explorer Finally Gets Better Drag And Drop Support

It is sometimes the small things, the nuisances that you had to deal with for a very long time, that can make a huge difference. When it comes to Windows’…

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Windows 8 Windows Explorer Ribbon UI Revealed

We see screenshots of new Windows 8 features on an almost daily basis right now, which can be mainly attributed to the fact that Microsoft has started distributing early test…

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Windows 8 Language Explorer Screenshot

Several screenshots of Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8 have leaked in the past month. This could indicate that the Redmond company has started to integrate new features into the…

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Add Programs To The Windows Explorer Favorites Group

Favorites is one of the group that is displayed in Windows Explorer on Windows 7. The group lists several folders by default including the user profile folder, recent places and…

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Microsoft releases 49 Security Patches

On Tuesday 10-12-10, Microsoft Issued 49 security patches, the biggest ever. The security patches are to protect PC’s from hackers taking control of the system. This is because the Stuxnet…

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Get the Recycle Bin back in My Computer

Ever since Windows XP  Microsoft have been encouraging us to keep our desktops clean and uncluttered but they still leave the Recycle Bin there.  So what if you want to…

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Windows 7 – How to Remove the Lock Icon from a Windows Explorer Folder

What does the lock icon mean? Basically that the file or folder has limited user access. It can only be accessed by you, and not any one else on your computer. Should you want this, then the lock icon is a good way to guarantee that those settings are in the proper place. However, should this not be in yourscope, then it’s a problem.

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DVD Burning Hotfix Released By Microsoft

Microsoft has released a hotfix for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 users who are experiencing issues when burning dual layer DVDs in the operating system. Some Windows users…

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Folder Takes Ages To Load? Try This Fix

I have one folder on my hard drive where I put all the downloads from the Internet on; Videos, photos, documents, music, programs and basically anything that gets downloaded. I…

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What’s Going Wrong With Windows 7?

iYogi, one of the worlds fastest growing on-demand tech services companies has tracked down the top 10 issues Windows users have experienced since they have upgraded to Windows 7. They…

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Change The Default Windows Explorer Start Page

The Windows 7 Library view is opening whenever a user clicks on a Windows Explorer shortcut in Windows 7. Libraries are fine but that’s probably not the location that most…

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How to Use Windows 7 Federated Search

What is The Problem With Search Engines? The standard search engines setup crawlers that index websites and create a database of information that are then used to provide results for…

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How To Show The Windows 7 Recycle Bin In Windows Explorer

I gave my wife my laptop this weekend as she’s about to become a home worker, and I decided it was only fair that she had the best laptop to…

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