Fix: 7-Zip Option Is Missing From Context Menu

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Last week, I performed a clean install of Windows 8.1 on one my laptops by replacing the previously installed Windows 7 operating system. The installation took a little over 15 minutes but was successful without any issues. Once Windows was up and running, I installed a couple of essential tools, including 7-Zip, VLC, and TeamViewer. […]

How To Lock Parts Of A Word Document In Office 2013

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When it comes to productivity suite, there is nothing better than Microsoft Office. Plenty of free programs out there for the job but none of them offer all the security and other advanced features available in Microsoft Office applications. Microsoft Office comes with plenty of security features. You can easily secure your Office document with […]

How To Set Animated GIF As Desktop Background In Windows 7

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It’s amazingly easy to set a beautiful picture as wallpaper in Windows operating system. The task can be accomplished by right-clicking on the picture file and then clicking Set as desktop background option. Even though setting non-animated pictures as wallpaper is a simple task, Windows doesn’t support using animated picture or video as background out […]

How To Recover Deleted Sticky Notes In Windows

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Sticky Notes, first introduced with Windows Vista, is an amazing utility to quickly write down ideas or everything else that comes to your mind. The native Sticky Notes program doesn’t offer features available in some third-party programs but it’s a good solution to quickly jot down a contact number, email address or write a to-do […]

How To Add Safe Mode To Boot Menu In Windows 8.1

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Safe Mode is one of the important features of Windows operating system. The feature, which is present in all recent versions of Windows operating system, is often used to troubleshoot booting issues. In Windows 7 and prior versions of Windows, accessing Safe Mode option was very straight-forward. We just had to press the F8 key […]

Top 4 Logon Screen Changers For Windows 7

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Logon screen is present in Windows operating system for decades and has evolved with each version of Windows. In prior versions of Windows 7, in Windows XP and Vista, changing the logon screen was a tedious task without the help of third-party tools. In Windows 7, it’s possible to set custom picture as logon screen […]

Fix: “We Were Unable To Copy Your Files. Please Check Your USB Device And The Selected ISO File” Error In Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

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Earlier this week, I installed Windows 7 on my laptop in dual boot with Windows 8.1. While preparing the bootable USB of Windows 7 using Microsoft USB/DVD Download Tool, I got “We were unable to copy your files. Please check your USB device and the selected ISO file and try again” error. More often than […]

How To Disable Alt+Tab Preview In Windows 7

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Alt+Tab is a handy feature exist in all recent versions of Windows operating system. The feature, as most of us know, lets users quickly switch between running applications without having to click the application icon on the taskbar. With default settings, in Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions (where Aero is turned […]

Turn Aero Glass Off Automatically When On Battery In Windows 7

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Turning Aero glass transparency off is one of the easiest ways to extend the battery life of a notebook or netbook running Windows 7. Turning Aero transparency is also fairly simple in Windows 7. You just need to open the Personalization panel (by right-clicking on desktop and then clicking Personalize option), click Window color and […]