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34 Windows 7 Tips by foadsoft

Posted by Rich On February - 4 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

Windows Forums member foadsoft shares 34 of their favorite Windows 7 tips here.

2010 01 31 075904 500x353 Cookienator Gives You One Click Cookie Removal (IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Cookienator: We all have heard of the “Terminator”, here is a small utility that allows for the removal of your cookies with the click of a mouse. This little program is fully customizable and finds cookies in your browsers, and in your flash.
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Add MoveTo-function to you Context Menu [How To]

Posted by Thomas On February - 4 - 201019 COMMENTS

Toolbox icon 220x220 Add MoveTo function to you Context Menu [How To]When teaching people how to use Windows I always tell them that the Right-Click menu (also known as the context menu) is the most important Windows Tool they should ever learn to use. You are no doubt familiar about the SendTo function available in the context-menu. But we don’t always want to COPY our files from one place to another, sometimes we want to move it. Of course you can use the old CTRL+X and CTRL+V trick, but that wouldn’t be neat tip to show you so, this is how you put the MoveTo function into your context menu:

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438 Restart Explorer from the Desktop Context Menu [How To]

This guide is going to show you how to restart Explorer from the Desktop Context Menu.

This is really handy if, like me, you customise Windows a lot.  If you have to restart Explorer for a Start Orb to change or for a theme to display correctly.  Whatever the need, this sure is handy to have on tap.

As this guide involves editing the registry, please see here & here before proceeding.

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XPlogo Change your Default Wallpaper Directory in XP [How To]As you know Windows XP looks for wallpapers (by default) in the folder c:\Windows. Wouldn’t it be great if you could make it look somewhere else instead ? Let’s say YOUR image folder – where you store all your photos. Well It is possible – using a small registry hack.

Before we start, let me remind you that you should make a backup of your registry before you continue. Just to be on the safe side. I don’t want you to blame me if something goes wrong :)

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Getting StartED Windows 7 Book Winners Announced

Posted by Rich On February - 2 - 2010ADD COMMENTS

startED 220x220 Getting StartED Windows 7 Book Winners Announced

The winners for the the Getting StartED Windows 7 Book are announced here.

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