Miscellaneous

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

  1. 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

  2. Office XML-Based Files Downloading as ZIP

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

  3. 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

  4. Padlock icon in Windows Explorer

    What does the padlock icon mean in Windows Explorer?... Read More

  5. Prevent Windows 7 from Auto Assigning Networks as Public

    Make it prompt you to select a network location the first time you connect... Read More

  6. Preventing desktop shortcuts from disappearing in Windows 7

    How to prevent desktop shortcuts from mysteriously disappearing in Windows 7... Read More

  7. Restore Your Gadgets After Disabling UAC

    Reactivate Windows Gadgets after turning off UAC... Read More

  8. 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

  9. Set Default Printer for Each Network Location in Windows 7

    Windows automatically changes the default printer based upon the network you're connected to... Read More

  10. Show Empty Drives in Windows 7

    By default empty drives are hidden, but you can easily show them... 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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