Windows 7 Tips and Tricks


Windows 7 Tips and Tricks

Windows 7 Tips & Tricks you didn’t Know. Hidden Windows 7 tips.                                                      


1.Use Hidden Windows themes and wallpaper

Windows Desktop welcomes you first the moment we boot our computer. You definitely would like to dress up your desktop according to your taste.
Majority of us when we install windows 7 we choose to install English (United States) for your time and currency format, so by default wall paper and themes relating to that particular country (USA mostly for English speaking countries) gets installed.
Hidden, though,there are background pictures and themes from other English-speaking countries like Australia, Canada, Great Britain and South Africa. Normally, you can’t  access those wallpaper or themes, but its there, so here is a simple command which can reveal those themes and can be used.And let me tell you some country themes are really good, specially the MCT-ZA south Africa theme
1. In the search box in the Start menu, type C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT and press Enter. (Note: Assuming you have installed windows 7 in your C: partition if not change the drive letter accordingly)

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How to Keep your Laptop Running With the Lid Closed

keep laptop running with the lid closed

Sometimes it might become necessary to keep laptop running with the lid closed. For example you might be working on a important document, or downloading some update files. And if you don’t have time to save the work you are working on, you just close the laptop lid and leave.
What do you think would happen with the documents (or any work you were working on). This will depend on how you have configured your Laptop in the power options what to do when the Lid is closed”.
I have written a post on How to make your Laptop Hibernate automatically when you close the Lid. This is one of the best power option settings (I feel).
But if you are on-line and downloading something, than configuring your laptop power plan to keep laptop running with the lid closed, will be a good option too. This will also come handy specially when you are updating some system files or programs. So even if you close the LID, you want your update to go on without interruption .
So how do you configure to keep laptop running with the lid closed. This tutorial is specially for windows 7,8 the same can be applied in windows XP also but there may be little difference in the menu, however the idea is same.

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How to increase your Laptop Battery life

  Tip on How to increase Laptop Battery life  Laptops have become mainstream in the corporate world as well as a personal computer and are fast becoming a mass market commodity. For someone who is constantly on the move the Laptops operating time (Battery life) would be a primary concern. There are moments when one … Read moreHow to increase your Laptop Battery life

Windows Tips And Tricks

Some Tips and Tricks for Computer trouble shooting.There is no dearth of tips and tricks in the internet, but to get the one tip you want might take hours of search and search and yet you may not get the right answer you are looking for.

Here I have tried to compile the most common errors you may come across and the solutions to troubleshoot these errors.

I am going to put the problem as a question and the Tip as answer.

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