Miscellaneous

Last Updated on 18 April 2012, Total: 21 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Change or Spoof your Network Adapter MAC Address

    See how easy it is to change your network adapter's MAC address... Read More

  2. Discover a Hidden Wireless Network’s SSID (Network Name)

    Recover the Network Name from a Wi-Fi network that's not broadcasting its SSID... Read More

  3. Restoring a default file association on Windows 7

    You accidentally changed the default program associated with .cmd files to Notepad—how do you change it back?... Read More

  4. Get the Classic Taskbar Back

    Make the taskbar button labels visible again, so you can better distinguish between open programs and windows... Read More

  5. Open a Command Prompt in Any Folder of Windows 7

    Here's shortcut to quickly navigate to a path in the Command Prompt... Read More

  6. How to identify a failing laptop battery using Powercfg

    Here's a tip how you can use the Powercfg in Windows 7 command to identify a laptop battery that might be failing... Read More

  7. Office XML-Based Files Downloading as ZIP

    Convert a DOCX, PPTX, or XLSX file back to the correct format... Read More

  8. Check if a CPU Supports Virtualization

    Check if your PC supports AMD-V, Intel VT or VIA VT... Read More

  9. Create Custom Jump Lists in Windows 7

    With a third-party tool you can edit and/or create these new shortcuts... Read More

  10. Configure Static IP with the Netsh Command-Line Utility

    Manually set the IP address of network connections via the Command Prompt... Read More

  11. Windows 7 Window Management

    We tend to get lost in the administrative and security features of a new operating system, but sometimes the simplest changes result in the biggest productivity gain. The new window management features in Windows 7 do just that... Read More

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