You Can Run Windows Installation Media Creation Tool On Windows 7


About a month ago, we talked about downloading the official Windows 8.1 ISO right from Microsoft servers with the help of a new utility called Windows Installation Media Creation Tool. Windows Installation Media Creation Tool can be used to download official Windows 8.1 ISO image files from Microsoft without entering the product key. Media Creation […]

Fix: “Burn Disc Image” Option Missing From Context Menu


The ability to burn ISO files right from Windows Explorer without the help of third-party tools was first introduced with Windows 7. Windows 8, in addition to ISO burning feature, lets users mount ISO image files with a click. In Windows 7 and Windows 8, with default settings, Burn disc image option appears at the […]

How To Run MSI File As Administrator From Command Prompt In Windows


In Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and the latest Windows 10, when you right-click on an executable (.exe) file, Run as administrator option appears in the context menu along with many other common options. The Run as admin option appears for both installed applications as well as executable of setup files. As you likely […]

How To Set Animated GIF As Desktop Background In Windows 7


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 […]

Top 4 Logon Screen Changers For Windows 7


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


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


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


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 […]

How To Disable Built-In WebCamera In Windows


Over the past week, many technology news sites reported about a website streaming from thousands of IP cameras. The incident made many PC users think of disabling web cameras on their desktops, notebooks and tablets when not being used. Even though the above incident happened because many users didn’t care to change the default passwords […]

How To Disable The Snap View Feature In Windows 8.1


Aero Snap, Aero Peek and Aero Shake are the three nice features introduced first with Windows 7 operating system. The Snap feature, which is present in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 as well, allows you work on two programs side-by-side by showing two windows side-by-side on the same screen. The beauty of Snap feature is […]