Articles tagged: Windows 7 Tips

Driver Update

Tip of the Day: Use Device Manager to Update Drivers

Device Manager

Tip of the Day: Access Device Manager Quickly

Windows Volume Mixer

Tip of the Day: Quick Access to the Volume Mixer

Taskbar Icons

Tip of the Day: Large and Small Taskbar Icons

Letter to Mom

Tip of the Day: Edit Elsewhere

TAB Key in Action

Tip of the Day: TAB Through Fields

Running https://askleo.com

Tip of the Day: Run Anything

Toggle Keys option

Tip of the Day: Get Notification When Caps Lock is Toggled

Printer Windows 7

Tip of the Day: System-wide Printer Settings

ClearType

Tip of the Day: Tune Your Text for Easier Reading

RAM

Tip of the Day: Add RAM

F5

Tip of the Day: F5 for Refresh

netplwiz

Tip of the Day: Log In Automatically

SHIFT+Click to run another instance

Tip of the Day: Quickly Run Two Copies of a Program

Hide Empty Drives option

Tip of the Day: Show All Drives in File Explorer

Clip

Tip of the Day: the Clip Command

Keyboard Keypad

Tip of the Day: ALT Keyboard Characters

Ping in action

Tip of the Day: Diagnose Network Problems with Ping

Wordpad

Tip of the Day: Try the Word Processor You Already Have

Using SUBST

Tip of the Day: The SUBST Command

Start /min

Tip of the Day: Run a Program Minimized from the Command Prompt

Settings -> System Information

Tip of the Day: System Information in a Keystroke

Many Icons from SHELL32.dll

Tip of the Day: Change a Folder’s Icon

ipconfig

Tip of the Day: View Your Network IP Configuration

Creating a Webpage Shortcut

Tip of the Day: Make a Shortcut to a Webpage

Taskbar button options

Tip of the Day: Manage Taskbar Icons

Repair Option

Tip of the Day: Remember to Use Application Repair

Taskbar

Tip of the Day: View the Full Taskbar Notification Area

Run as administrator

Tip of the Day: Run As Administrator

CTRL+ALT+DEL

Tip of the Day: CTRL+ALT+DEL

Search Results

Tip of the Day: Windows File Explorer Search

Home button in Microsoft Edge

Tip of the Day: Change Your Browser’s Home Page

Open with

Tip of the Day: Quickly Change the Default App for a File Type

The TaskKill Command

Tip of the Day: The TaskKill Command

Charmap with a character selected

Tip of the Day: The Character Map

ipconfig /flushdns

Tip of the Day: Flush DNS to Help Diagnose Problems

Control Panel Network Adapters

Tip of the Day: Access Network Adapter Settings Quickly

File Properties displayed in File Explorer

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

Pointer Trails Setting

Tip of the Day: Pointer Trails

Combining Two Files in Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Combining Files Using Command Prompt

Disk Compression Option in Windows

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

Windows sign-in screen with Microsoft Account picture.

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

View update history in Windows 10

Tip of the Day: View Update History

Printers & scanners in Windows 10, showing Microsoft XPS Document Writer

Tip of the Day: Get Rid of XPS

Net Start showing running services in Windows 10 Home

Tip of the Day: Show Running Services with Net Start

Directory listing of parent directory

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

Moving through a list with the keyboard

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

Comparison of Customized CMD

Tip of the Day: Customize the Command Prompt

If you spend any significant time in the Command Prompt, you may want to customize its appearance to be a little more to your liking.

Keyboard

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.

mklink example

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.