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Buying the Right Version
How to View the Details and Preview Your Files
How to Use the System Restore Feature
How to Use the Control Panel
How to Uninstall, Change or Repair a Program
How to Show Hidden Files and Folders
How to Set up Automatic Updates
How to Set the Display Options
How to Set the Auto-Play Options
How to Open a Command Prompt at Any Folder You Like
How to Modify the User Account Control Settings
How to Keep Your Internet Searches Private
How to Get Rid of the Clutter on Your Desktop
How to Find Your Old Program Files
How to Find Your Computer Name
How to Enable and Disable the Administrator Account
How to Edit the Hosts File
How to Disable Thumbnail Previews
How to Customize the Taskbar Notification Area
How to Customize Your Shut Down Options
How to Create a Restore Point
How to Copy Desktop Shortcuts to the All Users Folder
How to Change Your Default Startup Folder
How to Adjust the Sound on Your Computer
How to Add Programs to Your Favorites List
How to Add a Video Link on the Start Menu
How to Access Windows Explorer
How to Access the Device Manager
How to Access Hidden National Themes
How to Add a Local Printer
How to Add a Network Storage Device to Windows Explorer
How to Add Defragment and Disk Cleanup to the Right-Click Menu of a Drive
How to Add Open with Notepad to the Right-Click Menu
How to Add Toolbars to the Taskbar
How to Automatically Lock Your Computer
How to Back Up Your Files
How to Bring Back the Windows XP Start Menu
How to Change a Folder Background
How to Change Default Folder Locations
How to Change Default Icons
How to Change Drive Letters
How to Change Mouse Pointer Schemes
How to Change the Default Folder Icon
How to Change the Default Program for a File Type
How to Change the Icon for a Drive
How to Change the Icon for a Shortcut
How to Change the Login Screen
How to Change the Start Menu Orb
How to Change the User Interface Language
How to Change Your Account Picture
How to Compress Files
How to Configure Action Center Notifications
How to Configure Default Programs
How to Configure Parental Controls
How to Connect to a Wireless Network
How to Create a New Partition Using Disk Management
How to Create a New User Account
How to Create a Systems Recovery Disc
How to Create Shortcuts for Shut Down, Restart and Lock Computer
How to Customize and Move the Taskbar
How to Customize the Command Prompt
How to Customize the Start Menu
How to Customize Your Desktop
How to Decrease Boot Time
How to Defragment Your Hard Drive
How to Disable or Enable Taskbar Grouping
How to Display Hidden Files and Folders
How to Enable God Mode
How to Find the IP Address of a Computer
How to Install a Network Printer
How to Install a Printer
How to Install Service Pack 1
How to Maintain Your Computer
How to Make a Bootable Windows 7 USB Pen Drive
How to Make a Customized Windows Installation DVD
How to Make a Dedicated Windows Media Center PC
How to Make a HomeGroup
How to Make a Windows Setup USB Drive
How to Make and Install a Custom Keyboard Layout
How to Make Your Own Desktop Slideshow
How to Make Your Own Desktop Themes
How to Manage Fonts
How to Manage Power Options
How to Map a Network Drive
How to Optimize ClearType
How to Prevent Programs Starting Up with Windows
How to Prevent the Computer Restarting on a BSOD
How to Repair a Corrupt Master Boot Record
How to Restore Default File Associations
How to Return to the Vista-Style Taskbar
How to Set Your File Associations
How to Turn Off Error Reporting
How to Turn off User Account Control
How to Turn Off Windows Aero
How to Uninstall Programs and Features
How to Update Your Graphics Card Drivers
How to Use Desktop Gadgets
How to Use Disk Cleanup
How to Use Disk Management
How to Use Startup Repair
How to Use Sticky Notes
How to Use System File Checker
How to Use the Classic-Style Navigation Pane in Explorer
How to Use the Device Manager
How to Use the Task Manager
How to Use Windows Update
How to Use the Problem Steps Recorder
How to Use the Fonts Control Panel
How to Set Up Remote Access
How to Set the Power Options
How to Select Multiple Files
How to Search the Internet from the Start Menu
How to Rearrange the Items on Your Taskbar
How to Find Additional Wallpaper and Desktop Themes
How to Stop Auto-Update from Restarting Your Computer
How to Remove a Printer
How to Change Your Startup Programs
How to Use Windows 7 in Your Language
How to Share Your Folders and Files in Windows 7
How to Reformat Your Windows 7 Computer
How to Get Back the Quick Launch in Windows 7
How to Display All of Your Drives
How to Connect a Bluetooth Device in Windows 7
How to Change Your Screen Resolution in Windows 7
Using the Calculator
Check the Power on Your Laptop
Using Windows Easy Transfer
Using the Windows Date and Time Settings
Using the ReadyBoost Feature
Using the Public Folders
Understanding the Windows Experience Index
Top Reasons for Upgrading from Windows XP
Shut Down and Log Off Options Explained
Setting Up Your Libraries
Preparing to Upgrade from Windows XP
Organizing the Start Menu
Optimizing Your Desktop Icons
Login Password Recovery Options
Installing a Color Profile
Customizing Folders in Windows Explorer
Configuring Your New Laptop
Configuring User Account Control
Cleaning Up Your Desktop
Cleaning Up Disk Space
Changing Your Screen Resolution
An Overview of Accessibility Options
An Introduction to Recovery Options
Adding New Gadgets to Your Desktop
8 Steps to Improving Performance
5 Steps to Securing Your Computer
The Best Free Email Clients for Windows 7
How to Run Checkdisk
Setting Up Windows Media Center
How to Take Screenshots
How to Share Files Over a Network
How to Set Up Speech Recognition
How to Pin Programs to the Start Menu or Taskbar
How to Optimize Your Display
How to Optimize Hard Disk Performance
How to Move Your User Account Folders
How to Modify Drive Letters
How to Manage User Accounts
How to Make Windows Update Keep Other Programs Updated Too
How to Invert Colours
How to Install a New Keyboard Layout
How to Insert Special Characters
How to Hide the Taskbar Clock
How to Get More Out of Windows Media Player
How to Enter Mathematical Equations
How to Download and Use New Desktop Themes
How to Disable Services and Startup Programs
How to Delete a User Account
How to Create DVD Movies
How to Change, Add or Remove Your User Account Password
How to Change What Happens When You Close Your Laptop Lid
How to Change the System Clock and Date Format
How to Change the Boot Screen
How to Change the Appearance of the Start Menu
Hiding Recent Files from the Start Menu
Customizing Aero Peek
How to Disable a Problematic Hardware Device
How to Disable the Error Beep
How to Find Missing Drivers Using the Device Manager
How to Schedule a Task with Task Scheduler
How to Back Up the Registry
How to Backup and Restore a Login Password
How to Find and Disable Startup Programs
How to Recover Deleted Files
How to Remove the Arrow from Shortcuts
How to Take Ownership of a File
How to Use Windows Defender

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