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folder options win7 Accessing Folder Options in windows 7 [Quick Tip]Back in windows XP setting folder options was always easy to find no matter which folder you were viewing or using. From the menu bar on top of each window you could find it in the View tab.

In Windows 7 that menu-bar isn’t there anymore (at least not appearing as default). A search on google will mostly tell you that you have to access the folder options through the Control Panel.

There is in fact a faster and simpler way…

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create account04 Create a New User Account in Windows 7 [How To]So you have your brand new Windows 7 PC and you’re ready to rock. Did you know that if you create separate user accounts, your whole family and friends can have access to their own personalized desktop, files, and opened programs?

Learn, in this guide, how to create a new user account in Windows 7.

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1023 13 256x256x32 Change the Background and Text Colour in Explorer on the Fly [How To] Have you ever wanted to change the background in Windows Explorer?  How about the colour of the text?  If so, then this Windows Explorer shell extension is a must-have.

AveFolderBG integrates into the Folder Properties dialog box in Windows 7 which means no added bloat on start-up per se and no standalone applications to run to get the job done.

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qs0979 Hide Files in an Invisible Folder in Windows [How To]Windows Forums member, Batupata, well known for his many Windows tweaking programs, offers the following tip over in the forums, which helps you make an invisible folder.

Note: This folder will still be viewable (albeit without a name) in Windows Explorer’s tree view.

Hide Files in an Invisible Folder in Windows

12 Turn off the Navigation Pane in Windows 7 Explorer [Quick Tip]

I’ve noticed recently that people are searching an awful lot for methods on turning off the navigation pane in Explorer + other ways to customise its appearance.

This is a very simple task which we’ll cover in this Quick-Tip

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Top 10 Visual Styles For Windows 7

Posted by Bo Gjerlow On May - 26 - 201010 COMMENTS

lgo Top 10 Visual Styles For Windows 7Want to customize your Windows 7 a bit more with a custom theme? Here’s the 10 best currently available themes selected by sergiogarcia9 from SG Designs (find out more at www.sergiogarcia9.deviantart.com)
To go to these themes downloads location just click the titles.

To learn how to install a theme, go here.
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