The ‘Windows 7’ Archives
Posted November 12, 2012 by

Windows 7: Setting Parental Controls Based on Game Rating

Parental controls on Windows 7 help to limit your child’s computer activity. Through the following directions you can prevent your kids from playing games that are rated for adults. 

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Posted October 30, 2012 by

ODBC Error – The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch

This will fix a common error trying to add or configure a database source in Windows 7.

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Posted July 18, 2012 by

Add Any Folder to Favorites in Windows 7 and Windows 8

The Favorites folder found in Windows 7 and Windows 8 provides the user an easy way to organize and launch the folders that they use often.

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Posted May 22, 2012 by

How Do I Use Two Monitors with Windows 7?

These days everybody has more than one monitor available. However, running a dual monitor setup can be tricky to get working correctly. This tech-recipes tutorial will get you started.

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Posted May 20, 2012 by

How Do I Install New Windows 7 Gadgets?

Many Windows users believe that the few gadgets that appear by default on the Windows 7 desktop are the only ones available. Actually, there are a ton of gadgets that are available. This tech-recipes tutorial will show you where to find new gadgets and how to install them quickly.

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Posted May 15, 2012 by

Customizing Date and Time in Windows 7 and Vista

Manipulating how the time and date is displayed within Windows is one of the first things that users tweak after installing the OS. This article describes in detail how to adjust the time and date format in Vista and Windows 7. This includes changing to 24-hr military time and displaying leading zeros.

Posted May 2, 2012 by

Windows 7: Map a Network Drive

This tutorial will show two ways you can map a network share as a network drive. Network drives will have drive letters like a local harddrive and in turn some programs require this to be able to access the network shares within the program.

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Posted April 22, 2012 by

Windows 7: Uninstall Fonts

The clean install of Windows 7 includes many fonts and collections of fonts. If you think that many of those are useless for you, you can follow this tutorial to remove them from your system. This will not only help speed up computer, but it will also free some extra space on your hard drive.

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Posted April 15, 2012 by

Windows 7: Disable Highlighting New Programs in the Start menu

By default, whenever you install a new program in to the Windows system, it will be highlighted in the Start menu. Although this feature can help you spot the new programs easily, it can also make your start menu distracting. This tech-recipe will explain how to disable this feature both through the taskbar properties and […]

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Posted March 19, 2012 by

Windows 7 and 8: Simplify Drag and Drop with Trackpad

For many people using a laptop drag and drop requires use of both hands. One holds down the trackpad button while the other slides to move the content. If you find this set up uncomfortable, Windows can be configured to drag and drop content without holding the left mouse button. This works in both Windows […]

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Posted March 17, 2012 by

Windows Media Player: Create shortcuts to Play All Music or Resume Previous List

For many users “play all music” and “resume previous list” are the two most valuable features in Windows Media Player (WMP). Microsoft makes these two features available in the Jump list of WMP in the taskbar. However, for users who do not pin WMP to the taskbar, there is no quick way to access these […]

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Posted March 1, 2012 by

How Can I run Unity 3d in Windows 7 64-bit?

Although the installation process of Unity 3d Editor completes without any errors in the 64-bit version of Windows 7, the program will stop responding as soon as you launch it. Luckily, there is an easy solution to make Unity 3d run inside the 64-bit system.

Category Games, Windows, Windows 7