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Windows 7

SharedView for Windows 7
Share your desktop, files and more with the SharedView application for Windows 7.

Add and Manage Gadgets in Windows 7
Windows 7 has all the cool gadgets found in Vista. Learn how to manage them, add and uninstall.

Windows 7 Taskbar
The taskbar in Windows 7 is quite different to previous versions. Learn about all the cool new features and how you can make use of them.

What are Windows 7 Jump Lists
You may or may not have heard of this feature in Windows 7. Jump Lists are pretty cool, so find out what they are in this article.

Windows 7 Tweaks

Remove the Windows 7 Evaluation Watermark
Here is the method for removing the Windows 7 RC evaluation watermark that appears on the desktop.

All Operating Systems

Fix and Update Audio Drivers
Learn how to quickly and easily install and update audio drivers.

Clean Your Internet Explorer 7 With a Batch File
Learn how you can speed up IE7 tweaking with a batch file.

Make Outlook Express Faster
A nice tweak to make Outlook Express faster by reducing the number of DNS lookups it performs.

iPod Recovery Review
We review one of the leading iPod data recovery programs. Never lose your iPod data again with this great piece of software. Read the full review...

Vista Starters Guide
This article looks at some quick and easy tweaks to do when you first get Vista. These tweaks will improve performance and get rid of some annoyances. All up they should only take a few minutes, but will save alot of frustrations with this OS. Read more...

Backing Up Data - Windows Vista
This tutorial looks at backing up data in Windows Vista using their new and improved backup tools. You can now setup an automated backup of all your important data in just 3 minutes. Don't wait until its too late. Read more...

Backing Up Data - Windows XP
Backing up your data is crucial, yet most people still don't do this. Windows XP has some very powerful but easy to use backup tools. Now You can learn how easy it is to run automated backups in Windows XP. This guide will teach you how to run advanced backups and never have to worry about data loss again. Read more...

Windows XP Registry Tweaks
Some really great features of Windows XP can only be unlocked via the Windows Registry. In this article we compile some really cool and useful registry hacks/tweaks for Windows XP. Registry tweaks allow you to customize your PC to completely new levels. Read more...

Improve Vista With the Windows Experience Index
The Windows Experience Index is a brand new feature in Windows Vista. Learn all about this cool new feature and see how it can easily improve your Windows Vista performance. Read more...

Outlook Errors - Fixing Timeout Messages
Outlook has alot of errors and one of the most annoying is timeouts. We have all experienced timeout errors in Outlook and now we look at how to fix them. This article covers Outlook 2000, Outlook 2002, Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and Outlook Express. Read more...

Fix Internet Explorer
If your installation of Internet Explorer is experiencing problems, you can follow the steps below to either repair or reinstall Internet Explorer. Note: This article is for installations of Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP. Click here for the full article

How to Fix Windows Media Player Errors
Windows Media Player (WMP) is a digital media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on Windows Media Playerpersonal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile-based devices. Click here for the full article

Windows XP Errors
Windows XP has a variety of errors which are listed in codes from 0 to 10112. With the error you code you can then look up the code list to find out what that specific code means. It can be anything from 'A spooler memory allocation failure occurred' to 'The reparse point attribute cannot be set because it conflicts with an existing attribute'. Click here for the full article

Driver Errors
Drivers are software programs that enable operating systems and programs installed on them to communicate with various hardware devices, controllers, and peripherals connected to your computer. A driver typically communicates with the device through the computer bus or communications subsystem to which the hardware is connected. Click here for the full article



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