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Track Windows 7 performance with TaskBar Meter

Taskbar Meter Configurations

Taskbar Meters is a handy utility which runs on Windows 7 Taskbar allowing you to track windows performance based on Memory, Disk  and CPU usage. The Icon colour changes from Green to Red based on configuration and you can track which applications are consuming too much of resources on Windows 7 machine. The only drawback is you will have to ...

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User Profile creation is what Windows should have

How many of you have thought about customizing a new user which you create in a Windows machine ? Why Customize ? There can be lot many reasons for doing that but today I will take a general home user where a single computer can have more than 3 users on an average of which at least one of them ...

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Stop users to access content of any Windows Drive

From my past experience I have seen lot of people when use other computers do something naughty with their files which becomes a cause of  anger and then time spent to find out what all changed. In case this is happening to you also, Windows  allows you to prevents users from using My Computer to gain access to the content ...

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Pin Any search site to Start menu and Windows Explorer

When you search anything on your computer and don’t find it there, most of the time you search it in your favorite search engine. This is a common activity which I have seen many of my team mates, when they failed to find on local server. Though Windows 7 comes with Federated search but this policy of Windows 7 and ...

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Setup a support page in Windows 7 : Policy

In an IT environment where users aren’t allowed to run various programs or even install it, it is hard time for an Administrator to keep answering each and every employee about it.  Fortunately Windows comes with configuration which allows you to set More Information link which is displayed every time a user attempts to run a program that is blocked ...

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Change size of Taskbar thumbnail : Windows 7

In Windows 7 when you hover your mouse over any item on the Taskbar, a preview is displayed. The size of the preview depends on how many items you have in that item group, the more the item bigger is the preview but still size of the individual item remains small. This leads to a problem that you cannot see ...

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Make Windows 7 Desktop Peek Instant

Windows 7 Desktop peek is a new feature in Windows 7 which lets you see what is on your desktop without minimizing any window and that with a mouse hover. However there is a delay of 2 to 3 seconds in that. If you want to make it instant you can use the Desktop peek tweak to make it instant ...

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Change texture of Windows 7 taskbar

Windows 7 Taskbar comes with lot of feature and here is one tool which will  help you changing colors and adding texture to it to make it look super cool. Texurized Taskbar comes with 10 different texture and one Magnet LCD texture which I loved most.  You can control opacity and transparency and if you don’t like it just restore ...

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Display Previous logons status information when you login in Windows

This is an excellent security tip shared by Shahnawaz for displaying how successful / unsuccessful was your attempt to login to windows and it Looks like this : To enable it follow the steps as mentioned below : Click on Start and Type Group Policy. Click on Edit Group Policy from the search result. This will open Group Policy Editor ...

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Managing Games in Windows 7

From Vista Games have changed a lot in Windows and it continues the saga in Windows 7. Today we will explore what Games section has for us and how we can manage it best. You can launch games by typing games in start menu. Click  Games Explorer to launch. Once you launch the games you show see two sections, One ...

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Enable location sense in Windows 7 without GPS hardware

Finding where you are is the next ultimate thing in the web in coming years.Its not just to bug you but give you more precise location-based search results, services and accelerate what you want to do. Windows 7 come along with support which allows you to add and use a GPS sensor into a Windows 7 PC but since it ...

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Fix Corrupt Windows User Profile : How to

In Windows when a user is created a profile generated. This profile acts as identity and place holder where all information for the user can be stored and can be used to identify him or her again. Many a times because of unusual events like Windows Crash, permission issues, Transfer of Windows Account etc the user profile get corrupted which ...

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