When we start tweaking Windows operating system to optimum performance and speedup the processing, we change, disable services and running processes. You can create a single place to take control on different activities and option in Windows 7, and then tweak them accordingly to get better performance.
Windows 7 is having a Wireless Hosted Network (virtual wifi) capability and that feature is still there in the operating system but was not highlighted much. Earlier we shared the tool named “Connectify” to turn Windows 7 notebooks into a virtual wifi hot spot to share Internet connection.
Products key is the license key for installation of Windows Operating System (OS) on a PC. You can find the products key on the installation CD provided at the time of purchase of Windows, but in case you forgot the key, you can use available app to find that.
Microsoft Windows 7 is having a hidden application to record your interaction with any application. You can start the recording of your mouse movement and highlight the issue, then this application creates step by step screenshot and details for that problem. Now you can send the screenshot with details to tech support guy and get the problem resolved.
There are lot many free software (freeware) available to change the background picture of the Windows 7 logon window. And there is also a way to change the image by changing the registry. If you are comfortable with registry changes, then go for that or you can pick any of the below listed software and can change the background image of logon scree.
Your Windows 7 PC can welcome you with an audio voice message when you logon with your username. Yes, you can setup the voice welcome facility by simple addition in your Windows PC without any additional software. Once I completed the addition suggested in below steps, my PC performs a voice message like “Hey Sanjeev, Welcome to your Windows PC” at the time of logon. You can set a message of your choice as well.
Windows 7 operating system by Microsoft is no doubt the best OS released by them till date. If you are used to use Windows 7 on your own computer and want to carry that with you as well so that in case you can use Windows 7 OS on your friend’s laptop or desktop as well (if his OS is not Windows 7), then here is a tutorial to let you create portable version of Microsoft Windows 7 OS which can be carried in USB Flash Drive.
When you start managing your hard disk space on computer, the most important thing is to find out the culprit folders. If you are having lot many folders in a drive, then that may take too long to clean them and get some free space, but if that drive’s folders are sorted on basis of their size, then it will not take much time to cleanup your disk. Here are some tools to sort folders of Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 on basis of their size.
One can have dual boot option on PC to boot multiple operating system on single computer. For example, you can have Windows XP, Linux, Vista, Windows 7 etc on single PC by installing them in different partitions. But to have that dual configuration, you will have to install the latest version after the earlier ones. For example, you can have dual boot option if you have installed Windows 7 in different partition on a PC with already installed XP. But if you will install XP after Windows 7, boot screen will not see any option to start Windows 7. But there may be a situation where you need to install Windows XP on your pre-installed Windows 7 PC. Here is the tip to get that.