Windows 7 Ultimate is having BitLocker application which can encrypt and password protect USB Flash drives and other drives on disk. Learn how to carry important data with peace of mind.
Whether you installed Windows 7, XP, Vista or any other version of Windows OS, it starts to slow down after few months or years of installation. With the same hardware configuration and similar usage, you always like the Windows to operate as fast as it does in earlier days of installation but it slows down. Here is how you can keep it as fast as new installation.
To check the installed or added devices on a Windows PC, we use to check the “Device Manager” utility available in Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 computers. If you want to have more options bundled in that kind of device manager, you should try some better alternatives.
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.
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.
If you are a pro computer user and lot many times you feel that so many applications are running on your computer. Lot many windows opened and these running applications and slowing down your PC. If you go ahead and close each of them one by one, it will involve around 15 – 20 clicks or more. Windows users can close all running applications on single click by using a very tiny application.
So people on Windows should now feel luckier because Skype 5.0 Beta is released with Group Video Calling feature and this beta version is currently released only for Windows OS. You and four of your friends, family members or business colleagues can participate in the group video call simultaneously.
Everyone wants to boot their computer faster but because of loaded software, it takes so long to boot. Yes, Windows 7 boot time is lesser than XP or Vista but if you will load many software in 7 then that will also take time to boot. At the time of boot, lot many exe files executes which can be shifted or delay for 4 or 5 minutes so that the system will be ready to use in lesser time. There is a free software to delay those not urgent exe files execution.