How To Download Windows 7 SP1 And Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate

Microsoft has just released the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate on the 26th of October, 2010. That is a mouthful of words, which if you didn’t get it – refers to the Release Candidate version of Windows 7 SP1, and also Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Which […]

How To Resuscitate Windows Explorer (In Windows 7)

There are times when Windows Explorer dies on you and takes with it, the Windows’ desktop and toolbar, together with the system notification area (aka system tray). Or Windows become annoyingly SLOW and something appears to be HOGGING your processor. Upon checking the Task Manager, you might see “Explorer (Not Responding)”, which can go on […]

How To Easily Disable Auto Start Up For Any Program In Windows

This requires you to have a certain amount of Windows skill, esp Regedit knowledge for the part that calls for it. *Note that by using Regedit – though it has been built into every Windows since Windows 95 – is not encouraged by Microsoft, which has disclaimed all responsibility if you messed up your Windows […]

Microsoft Windows 7 XP Mode now RTM and available for download

Exciting news if you have been looking forward to XP Mode for Windows 7. Microsoft has just released the final approved copy of Windows Virtual PC and XP Mode Add-on for Windows 7, bringing this useful ability to the same RTM status as Windows 7’s core operating system. XP Mode is Windows 7’s new way […]

Windows 7 Released to Manufacturing (RTM), General Availability 22nd Oct

After many weeks of speculation, Microsoft finally confirms that Windows 7 has finally achieved RTM (released to manufacturing) status and they will no longer be changing the OS (producing updated builds, in technospeek) from now until October 22nd when it will be officially available in stores around the world. This means the code is finally […]

The best of Windows 7 now on Vista/XP

The news of Windows 7 making a launch in this year have caught many by surprise, as Microsoft scrambles to remedy the poor performance and consumer reception to Vista by launching another version of Windows. Joking aside, the newest iteration of Windows does have some appeal, especially some new usability enhancements that promises to make […]