Posted on April 7, 2011 at 5:50 am The Windows 7 taskbar, as most everyone knows by now, is far more versatile than anything seen in Windows before, but what many people may not know, is that there is a lot more you can do with it, than simply pin things or use jumplists. First, for those that don’t know, applications can now be “pinned” to the taskbar; which means dragging them to the task bar, where they will stick, until such a time as you choose to unpin them at a future date. To pin an application, click on the Start icon, then right click on one of your applications and drag it down to the taskbar; when you get there, let go.
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If you own a Windows 7 with with processor 7075 you might have noticed that a notepad named desktop.ini opens randomly and by itself when you start or reboot your computer. Such a Notepad is not blank as it contains some code which it does make a lot of sense. The code should look like this: “[.ShellClassInfo] LocalizedResourceName=@%SystemRoot%system32shell32.dll,-21787″
The Windows 7 taskbar is awesome in many ways as it comes with lots of features.
Taskbar Transizer (translated page) is a simple freeware and portable application which can make your Windows 7 taskbar and start menu transparent. The application can make your taskbar and start menu transparent on a scale of 0 to 100. Just run the application and use the slider to select the transparency
If you have installed too many programs on your Windows, obviously the start menu might be crowded with programs. Searching a program is a tedious task even though there is a search available in the start menu. Handy Start Menu is a freeware tool which allows you to clean up and organize the Windows start menu into different categories.
If youâ€™ve been trying out the public beta of Internet Explorer 9, you might want to revert back to IE 8 for some reason. Here we look at how to uninstall IE 9 and get IE 8 back. Uninstall IE 9 Beta First type appwiz.cpl into the Search box in the Start Menu and hit Enter which will open Programs and Features
If youâ€™re happy with the features in Windows 7, but find no use for the games included by default, they can be turned off. In this quick tip we show you how itâ€™s done. The games in any version of Windows are mediocre at best, and you might want to turn them off so youâ€™re not bothered by them.
Rather than opening Control Panel or other locations from the Start Menu and hunting for what you need, you might find it easier to access them in expanded view from the Start Menu. Here weâ€™ll show you a quick tip to get it done
Unfortunately when installing Office 2010 not everything goes smoothly. Here is how to fix an Internal Error 2203 which we ran into during one installation of OneNote 2010