Vista Tweaks and Trick

Automated troubleshooting in Windows 7, Vista and XP

Any application after a long use gets buggy and Windows is not an exception. There are many issues which users face and they try to solve but certain issues which are common to many of us such as Audio problems, broken shortcuts, power issues, startup slow down because of missing application itself etc, etc. In Windows 7  Troubleshooting was given ...

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How to setup Windows XP mode in Windows 7

Since Windows Vista there is a compatibility mode enabled for every program which allows users to run programs like they are running in Windows XP machine. Same goes for Windows 7. It allows users to run programs which were running in Windows XP and Windows Vista under compatibility mode. However some of the applications might just not work due to ...

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Download RDC 7.0 for Windows XP and Vista

Remote Desktop Connection 7.0 Client was initially rolled out for Windows 7 and Server 2008 with lots of new feature but that was not available to users who used to connect from XP or Vista to any of the above OS.  However according to the updates today they are also availble  for Windows XP and Vista users also. You can ...

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Windows Control Panel made easy

Many a times on writing on Windows 7 I had pointed you out towards menus like “Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools” which is good to understand but to find items in control panel is little bit tough even though you can make it easier using search everywhere. Windows Access Panel is a freeware application which brings all those deep ...

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Change file type association with Preview Change

Preview Change is a useful application which allows you to change file type association to either plan text ( opens with notepad, Media File ( opens with Windows Media Player  or set it to none. This is pretty much useful when it comes to preview of files using Windows Explorer or when you want to see thumbnails. Infact opening an ...

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How to smartly rename files in Windows

This is another accidental discovery for me while I was trying to rename several images. When you try to rename by selecting all the files, windows will rename files by taking the first file you renamed and then add (X) to it where X will be a number. However this makes the renaming process more tedious. Here is what you ...

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Syspad : Network paths on your Fingertips

In corporate or IT environment we regularly deal with shared path when it comes to transferring files or taking backups or sharing data between team and Most of my team members had hated on thing : Remembering the share path which takes lot of remembrance specially if your computers are have naming conventions like columns rows and grid. The other ...

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Clone Spy : Powerful duplicate file finder

Downloading files, copying from one location to another and many situations like this tend to generate lot of duplicate files which occupy lot of hard disk space unnecessarily. Moreover we sometimes have numerous  and same version of a file to confuse us which is latest. Though windows provide us with time stamps, sorting etc but its a cumbersome job to ...

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Device Remover : Perfect for Computer Administrators

Device Remover is pretty powerful, absolutely free but complex ( Yeah, A normal user will be blown seeing it ) software which Systems or computer administrators or computer geeks can use on  Windows 7 , Windows Vista and Windows XP in order to Manage Devices attached to computer Manage Services running in a computer Gather information from any computer on ...

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Run Google gadgets on Windows Vista

If you had ever wished to run those google gadgets right on your desktop, Vista and Windows 7 users now have a chance to do it. Amnesty Generator is a desktop application which allows you to convert google gadgets, youtube gadgets etc into Sidebar gadgets which run on Windows 7 and Vista both. All you need is to get the ...

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ThetaWall : Create Collage Wallpaper for your Desktop

How many times have you thought of a wallpaper which combines 3-4 of your favorite photos to create a single wallpaper ? The answer was” I need it ” when I asked few people around me and I am pretty sure many more do that. Theta Wall is small desktop application ( Wallpaper Management & Multi-Monitor Screen Saver) which combine ...

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Using operators in Search : Hacking Windows Vista and 7

In this post I have discussed how you can use operators to use the integrated search in windows. This Works in Windows Vista and Windows 7  where the search is integrated in the core of windows operating system. I have given examples of Folder search, size search, Date search. There can be many more options just keep trying. Today Morning ...

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