Disable video file thumbnail photos to show icons

By default, Windows will display thumbnail photo / image for videos files. If you have lot of video files in a specific folder, thumbnail view will slow down loading of video files content of a folder. You can speed up the loading display by turning off thumbnail view for video files. This

Function ‘F’ key Windows 7 shortcuts

Majority of users prefer to move and click using mouse on Windows system. You can do things even quickly while performing basic routines using function 'F'  keys keyboard shortcuts. For the start, you need to memorize which function key perform which action on your Windows PC. Once you

Remove username from Start menu on Windows 7

Username of logged in user is displayed on the Start Menu on Windows 7 computer. Do you want to hide or remove display of username of account on the start menu? You can easily remove username on the start menu by customizing 'Start Menu' settings in few simple clicks. Windows 7: Hide

Create ‘Control Panel’ icon on Windows 7 desktop

'Control Panel' allows one access to all settings and options on your Windows 7 computer. If you often open 'Control Panel' to customize settings - how about creating 'Control Panel' shortcut icon on the desktop? You can easily add 'Control Panel' icon on Windows 7 desktop for quicker

Remove left navigation sidebar in Windows 7

Windows 7 has a navigation pane (sidebar) which is displayed on left side in the explorer window. It is useful to quickly hop to specific locations on the Windows 7 computer. However, few users may not want this navigation pane for more screen space and simple layout. Fortunately, you can

Save most used Searches on Windows 7

Do you often local search files related to same keywords again and again on Windows 7 PC? You can use 'save search' feature to save lot of time and efforts. This allows quicker searching for specific files and content on your local drive partitions. You can open saved searches anytime to

Remove / hide Clock from Windows 7 taskbar

Clock showing time and date information at right side of taskbar is default feature on Windows operating system. Do you want to remove or hide clock from Windows 7 taskbar? Few users may want to remove clock for neater looking taskbar or there could be other reason for the same. Windows 7

Show more / all icons on Windows 7 system tray

System tray is area next to Windows clock showing application icons. You can quickly open applications by clicking icons on the system tray. Be default, it only show icons of few applications. Do you want to display more or all icons on system tray area on Windows 7 PC? You can easily make

View hidden files & folders on Windows 7

We can easily hide files and folders on Windows based computer. Also, such hidden files can be viewed by unhiding them using 'folder options' settings. So, where is 'folder options' to view hidden files and folders on Windows 7 PC? If you are a new Windows 7 users, finding this settings

Change default Printer on Windows 7

While printing any document in a Word processing application like Word 2010, default printer is used for printing. If wrong printer is set as default, print command may not execute successfully. Also, you may have to manually chose a different printer everytime you want to print a document

Delay launch of applications at Windows 7 startup

Do you want to delay launch or start of specific application programs at Windows startup? You can easily do this by configuring properties of application that you want to delay. Delaying launch of specific application allow other applications to load quicker, as they get more access to

Change default system sounds on Windows 7

Are you bored of usual sounds while using Windows 7 computer? You can easily add customization to default sounds on Windows 7 by making changes to existing sound scheme. You can select different sound for specific Window's action and even add own song to be played while using Windows 7