How to Run Windows XP in Windows 8

Windows 7 gives option to run Windows XP mode, and this feature is not included to Windows 8. So if you want to run Windows XP in a virtual machine on Windows 8 then you have to purchase license first to do that. But here is a tip that let you people help to run [...]

How to Dual Boot Windows 8 and Windows 7

In this guide you'll learn how to dual boot Windows 8 and Windows 7 side by side. Hit the jump to learn more on how to dual boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 on your computer. Windows 8 consumer preview is now available for download. If you want to try it out right now, you [...]

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How to Get Windows 8 Start Sreen in Windows 7, Vista and XP

The New Start Screen of upcoming Microsoft desktop OS Windows 8 is integrated with a tile preview to access desktop, installed programs, memory locations, etc, which is quite similar to Windows Phone 7 home screen. Now, Windows 7 users who want to experience Windows 8 home screen on their PC can do that by having [...]

How to Renew IP Address on Windows

If you need to renew the IP address of your Windows computer then steps below will guide you how to perform that exactly. Note: To renew IP Address, your computer must be connected to internet either through Ethernet or Wireless connection. See also: How to Renew IP Address on Mac To open command prompt, click [...]

How to Disable Startup Sound in Windows 7

Folks who feel uncomfortable with startup sound of Windows 7 computer, can follow instructions below to disable it quickly. Disable Startup Sound in Windows 7 Step-1 Click "Start" button > "Control Panel" Step-2 Click "Hardware and Sound" Step-3 Under "Sound", click "Change system sounds" Step-4 Uncheck box with "Play Window Startup sound" option and that's [...]

How to Extract DMG File in Windows

DMG is a disk image format used on Mac OS X and it is difficult to open on Windows computer. So, the guide below will let you people give a way to open DMG files on Windows through a free utility name HFSExplorer. Continue reading after the break to read the complete process to do [...]

How to Keep Laptop Working when Lid Closed [Windows 7]

By default in Windows 7, when you close the lid / screen of your laptop it turn the Sleep mode on and stop any task like downloading, copying, Sharing etc. If you want to keep running and working your laptop even you close the lid / Screen you can change few power options in Windows [...]

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Access PC Windows 7 Files From Mac OS X Lion

If you are using both Mac and PC at your home or office and want to access Windows 7 Files on Mac OS X Lion, in this guide you will see how to do that. If you want to see the reverse method then i have already posted that how to access Mac OS X [...]

File Sharing Mac OS X Lion and PC Windows 7

If you want to enable file sharing between OS X Lion and Windows 7 computers then there are some step you need to do first. Follow the steps given below to see how you can share files between OS X Lion and Windows 7 computers. Make sure both Mac and PC are connected with the [...]

Speed up your Windows 7 Computer with ReadyBoost

Windows 7 has a new feature called ReadyBoost that allows to extend system's memory by using Flash memory or SD Card. This method is quite useful for the Windows 7 Netbook users to increase memory, and definitely it increases system performance. Note: ReadyBoost will work effectively to speed up your computer when you have 1GB [...]

How to Customize Windows 7 Start Menu

In Windows OS Start Menu is a place which provides direct access to Programs, Utilities, Documents etc. You can customize Start menu according to your requirement and especially Windows 7 users are more free to tweak with Start menu settings. So, in following we just have a look on Start menu customization settings to introduce [...]

Change AutoPlay Settings in Windows 7 for CD, DVD and other Devices

If you want to stop AutoPlay some devices or media then follow the guide below to change autoplay settings for different media and devices. Change AutoPlay Settings Windows 7 Click on "Start" button, then click "Default Programs" button Click on "Change AutoPlay settings" option to stop autoplay cd, dvd, and other devices. To stop autoplay [...]

How to Install Third Party Themes on Windows 7

Do you want to install custom or third party themes on Windows 7 system? Then follow the instructions written below to learn the complete process to do that. Before proceeding further you must know that Microsoft does not permit to install custom themes on Windows systems. So, here is a utility called Universal Theme Patcher [...]

Customize Context Menu in Windows 7

When you right click, the Context menu in Windows Explorer just provides a limited list of actions, but if you want to include any action of your choice to Context menu then here is a free utility File Menu Tools which can do that very easily and also gives many other options to customize context [...]

How to Add MAC OS X Dock In Windows 7, Vista or XP

Dock in Mac OS X is really awesome. If you are a PC user and want to get Mac like Dock in Windows then just follow the method written below to add Mac Dock in Windows using free application RocketDock. i have tested this in Windows 7 but it will also work in Windows Vista [...]

Share Internet Connection Windows 7, Set up Wireless ad hoc Network

You can setup an ad hoc network between computers and devices to share internet connection, sharing documents, etc. Ad hoc network can only be wireless, so your computer or device must be wireless capable in other words must have wireless adapter installed. You can share wireless internet connection from PC running Windows 7 without router. [...]

How to Export Windows Live Mail 2011 Messages

You must export and backup your all email messages from the email program you are using, if you want to export and backup Windows Live Mail 2011 emails, you don't need to use any third party application to backup emails here is an easy way to export and backup messages. You can use this guide [...]

How to Disable USB Ports to Block USB Storage Devices in Windows 7

USB storage devices are so common these days almost everyone owns USB storage device in shape of small flash drives, external hard disks, mobile phones, cameras, and lots of other portable devices. So if you want to secure your computer from stealing data, viruses or any other risks then simply disable the USB ports for [...]

Transfer Pictures from iPhone 4 to PC

If you have some beautiful pictures in your Apple iPhone 4 and want to transfer these pictures to your computer / PC, here is a simple an easy way to do that. We already have a guide to transfer pictures from iPhone (3GS, 3G, 2G) to PC (Windows 7, Vista and XP). Using the same [...]

Turn Off Network Discovery, File/Printer Sharing and Public Folder Sharing In Windows 7

If some sharing options are enabled on your computer like File Sharing, Public Folder Sharing or Network Discovery then definitely there is a security risk involved. Although, your installed firewall provides protection but still there are precautionary measures exist which may protect your system against unseen security threats. So, in following we are just writing [...]

Speed Up Shut Down Time Windows 7

If some programs are running in Windows 7 and you Shut Down it then Windows 7 will spend some time to save data and close running programs before shutting it down. By default this time is 12 seconds in Windows 7 but you can reduce this time to speed up the shut down time. Its [...]

How to Automatically Shutdown Laptop if Unplugged Power

Today i received an email from user that how can i shutdown my laptop if unplugged and installed Windows 7. Microsoft Windows 7 comes with lot of power management features and you can customize it according to your requirements. So here is the method to shutdown your laptop if you lose the AC power and [...]

How to Find Wireless MAC Address on Windows 7

Every network capable device must have unique MAC address assigned by the manufacturer. Media Access Control (MAC) address is hexadecimal code separated with colon ":" or hyphen "-" and MAC address is unique even two devices of same type. Most common use of MAC addresses by the network administrators is to allow a specific list [...]

How to Access Mac Files from Windows 7

If you have both Mac and PC at home or Office and I am sure you want to either access Mac files from PC or access PC files from Mac. In this guide, you will see how to share Mac files for Windows using Mac OS X Snow leopard and Windows 7. This process is [...]

How to Export iPhone Contacts [Windows 7]

If you are going to change your iPhone or just want to take backup of your iPhone contacts, here is a simple way to export your iPhone contacts as csv file in Windows 7 and you can open this csv file in Excel. You just need your iPhone and iTunes running in Windows7. Windows XP [...]