Tag Archives: Windows 7

How to prevent data loss and manually update Windows 7

In this tutorial, we will teach you how to keep your pc secure and prevent data loss with Windows update in Windows 7. By default, Windows downloads and installs updates on its own. In order to make the changes effective immediately, an automatic restart follows. At times, you might be in between something and the restart may result in your unsaved data being lost. In order to avoid such issues, we will teach you how to work with windows update features and how to update your Windows 7. You can either manually download the updates or choose that the updates are downloaded but not installed.


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How to customize the windows explorer’s UI using shortcuts in Windows 7

A number of the windows 7 shortcuts can be used in order to save on the amount of time spent during the process, and increase the amount of work accomplished within the same time. You can customize the Windows 7 explorer. A little bit of extra knowledge can do wonders for your work speed. In this tutorial, you will learn how to customize the windows explorer’s UI using shortcuts in Windows 7.


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How to use parental controls to block unwanted content in Windows 7

It is important to control and guide users on the computer to keep yourself and the user safe from unwarranted information.
Many parents and guardians find it difficult to restrict their children from access to explicit content and look for manual and ineffective ways to hide information or restrict usage. The best way of managing it is to manage the user accounts through Parental Control.
Parental Control allows or disallows user accounts from using the computer at given hours, set rating levels for gaming access and restrict usage of certain software, through its settings. If you feel that you need to manage your user accounts, Parental Control is an effective tool for doing so.


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How to set the default programs in Windows 7

Every file has a certain default program that it always opens in, which it is compatible with. An example can be that .txt files open in Notepad while .docx files open in Microsoft Word. You can change these defaults easily by changing the default settings of programs and assigning which extensions have what defaults.
Follow this step by step tutorial to learn How to set the default programs in Windows 7.


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How to turn features on or off in Windows 7

Certain features in Windows 7 are on by default and certain are off. The ones that are on tend to eat up the computer’s speed and capability. These features may include those which are not used frequently or at all by yourself.
Turning such features off is an excellent idea to lighten your computer. To Turn Windows Features on or off, you simply have to access the Turn Windows Features on or off window, which is where you can pick and choose the features that you want to keep on.


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