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If Your Windows 7 PC is more likely to have malware than your XP one then says to Microsoft

The newly published Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is a hefty 152 page read, which will probably keep many IT sysadmins occupied for a while. It’s a good excuse to put your feet up, lean back in your swivel chair and read Microsoft’s pontifications on exploits, vulnerabilities, malware and other threats that might keep you and your company awake at ... Read More »

How to Remove Windows 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 from your Computer

If your PC is infected with the Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 malware or something similar, you’ve come to the right place, because we’re going to show you how to get rid of it, and free your PC from the awful clutches of this insidious malware (and many others) Win 7 Anti-Spyware 2011 is just one of many fake antivirus applications ... Read More »

The Ulimate Windows 7 to be Available on the Consumer PCs Through The Last Of October

Microsoft revealed today that it will allow PC makers to continue preinstalling Windows 7 on new consumer PCs through October 31, 2014. Left unsaid, however, is when it will cut off Windows 7 preinstalls on business PCs. While Microsoft has always allowed PC makers to continue shipping previous versions of Windows on their hardware for some amount of time after ... Read More »

How To Change location of My Documents Folder In Windows 7

The My Documents folder is a special folder that is attached to each user account as the default save location for many types of file. Normally this is located in “C:Users<Username>Documents”, but you may wish to change this path to another directory or drive. To do so, browse to “C:Users<Username>” using Windows Explorer (Press WINDOWS KEY + E to access this). Then, right click ... Read More »

How To Stop Highlighting New Programs on Start Menu In Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 will highlight any newly installed applications on the startmenu with a yellow background. Once that application has been run, the highlight will disappear. This may be useful to help some users locate new applications, but many users will want to disable this feature. To prevent highlighting, right click on the task bar and select Properties: ​ Then ... Read More »

How To Change Visual Effects Settings In Windows 7

This article will show you how to adjust the visual effects settings for Windows 7, which changes the appearance and performance of your system. If you want to reduce some of the eye-candy in return for increase performance, this is the place to look. To being, type “Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows” in to the start menu search ... Read More »

How to add Downloads in windows 7 under Libraries

      The wonderful thing about Libraries is that they are dynamic; they can be changed/personalized by the user. Like many people I download numerous games and programs from the internet (using a trusted source and scanning with a good anti-virus program of course). I want these programs readily available in my Libraries and Microsoft has made that process ... Read More »