Month: July 2011

How to Scan & Fix Problems with Windows System Files on your PC

Scanning and fixing Windows System files can greatly improve the functionality and speed of your computer. Why is regular scanning and fixing of these system files so important?

Well, to help your computer run properly, Microsoft’s Windows operating system consists of a group of system files that all work together to run your computer. Each and every activity that you perform on your PC (including running applications such as word processors or web browsers) is controlled by these system program files.

Over time, from the continued use of your computer, these files can be changed or corrupted. This can be …

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Top 5 Tips for New Computer Users

If you are a new or first-time computer user, these 5 tips can help you make better use of your computer and protect your investment.…

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How to create a Windows 7 System Recovery Disc or USB Drive

A system recovery disc or USB drive for Windows 7 can be an indispensable tool during those times when you experience a serious problem with your Windows 7 operating system. Windows 7 System Recovery offers multiple options including:

  • Startup Repair – Automatically fix problems that are preventing Windows from starting
  • System Restore – Restore Windows to an earlier point in time
  • System Image Recovery – Recover your computer using a system image you created earlier
  • Windows Memory Diagnostic – Check your computer for memory hardware errors

In order to access these options in the event of a serious error, however, …

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Common Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Those of you who must use a computer every day are surely aware of how time-consuming many computer operations can be. Clicking through various application windows and program menus can easily become as confusing as the task you are trying to accomplish.

To make the use of your computer much easier, Microsoft provides many keyboard shortcuts, universally shared within all editions of Windows 7, which can make your life much simpler and make common tasks a breeze to perform.…

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How To Restore the Quick Launch Toolbar in Windows 7

Many Windows users who were fans of the Quick Launch toolbar may now notice that this feature is no longer available on the redesigned task bar and Start menu in Microsoft’s latest OS, Windows 7. At least not by default. So, how can you restore the Quick Launch toolbar in Windows 7?…

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