Articles tagged: Windows 7 Tips

Tip of the Day: Never Hide Extensions

Tip of the Day: Multiple Item Selection

Tip of the Day: Abort Command Prompt Programs with Ctrl+C

Tip of the Day: Icons Versus Thumbnails

Tip of the Day: Delete the Contents of a Directory in Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Forget Wireless Networks

Tip of the Day: Shift-Selection

Tip of the Day: The Magnifier App

Rename your PC

Tip Of The Day: Change Your Machine’s Name

Tip of the Day: ALT+Space

Tip Of The Day: “Running” Documents in Command Prompt

Tip Of The Day: Move Versus Copy

Control Panel Network Adapters

Tip of the Day: Access Network Adapter Settings Quickly

Tip Of The Day: Three Useful Windows File Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts

Tip Of The Day: Two Ways to Get Help in Command Prompt

Tip Of The Day: Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Kill an App Using Task Manager

Tip Of The Day: Run CHKDSK Without Using Command Prompt

Pointer Trails Setting

Tip of the Day: Pointer Trails

Tip of the Day: Only Open Safe Email Attachments

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

Tip of the Day: Close Programs from the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Combining Files Using Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: What Is File Explorer, Anyway?

Tip of the Day: Free Up Space with Disk Cleanup

Tip of the Day: Stay Up to Date

Tip of the Day: Consider Compression if You’re Low on Space

Tip of the Day: Set a Desktop Background

Tip of the Day: Manage Your Desktop Icons

Tip of the Day: Build and Search a List of Every File on Your PC

Tip of the Day: The Three States of a Window

Tip of the Day: Set or Change Your Microsoft Account Picture

Tip of the Day: The Taskbar Program Keyboard Shortcut

Tip of the Day: PushD and PopD

Tip of the Day: View Update History

Tip of the Day: Get Rid of XPS

Tip of the Day: Show Running Services with Net Start

Tip of the Day: Quickly Maximize with Double-click

Tip of the Day: The Special Meaning of “.”

Tip of the Day: Move Quickly Through a List with the Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Pin Common Programs to the Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Customize the Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Two Keystrokes I Use Constantly

I use two Windows Key combinations constantly, and I think you’ll find them useful as well.

Tip of the Day: mklink: Hard and Symbolic Links in Windows

File system links can make files and folders appear in more than one place. It can be quite useful.

Tip of the Day: Icons or Thumbnails?

Choosing to view icons or thumbnails in a File -> Open dialog is controlled somewhere else completely. I’ll show you the setting in Windows File Explorer.

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

Tip of the Day: ALT+TAB

The ALT+TAB tab sequence is under-appreciated. Learn its power and flexibility to switch between running programs.

Tip of the Day: Searching Via the Command Prompt

Using the Command Prompt can often be quicker and clearer than Windows’ own built-in search function.

Tip of the Day: View Hidden Files

Tip of the Day: Save the Installation Media