Windows 7 Tips & Tricks you didn’t Know. Hidden Windows 7 tips.
1.Use Hidden Windows themes and wallpaper
C:\Windows\Globalization\MCTand press Enter. (Note: Assuming you have installed windows 7 in your C: partition if not change the drive letter accordingly)
C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT: MCT-AU, MCT-CA, MCT-GB, MCT-US, and MCT-ZA. Each subfolder has wallpapers for a specific country: AU for Australia, CA for Canada, GB for Great Britain, US for the United States, and ZA for South Africa.
C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT\MCT-ZA\Theme. Double-click the theme it will be automatically installed in windows personalization section of control panel, which you can access by right click in your desktop- personalization and choose the desired theme.
2. GET LAPTOP BATTERY USAGE REPORT Increase efficiency:
Most of us have a laptop and everyone wants to get more battery life out of it! Windows 7 includes a hidden built-in tool that will examine your laptop’s energy use and make recommendations on how to improve it.
To use it:
cmdin the search box, and when the cmd icon appears, right-click it and choose “Run as administrator.”
powercfg -energy -output \Folder
3. Windows Explorer tips:
In order to activate this feature:-
Open windows explorer. Here is a screen shot, just click on MY COMPUTER, on your desktop and on the window that opens showing your hard disk partitions, on the extreme left corner click the drop down menu on the “Organize” button.
1. From the drop down menu then select “Folder and search options.”
2. Click on the View tab. at the top menu
3.Under the “Advanced Settings”, scroll down and check the box next to “Use check boxes to select items.” as indicated by the arrow Click OK.
4. RE-SIZE YOUR ICONS QUICKLY AND CHANGE THE VIEW OF EXPLORER
Posted By: Ben Jamir