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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Local Network fails With Unidentified Network

If you login in Windows 7 and find that Windows have no network connection with A "Unidentified Network", it is caused by the Bonjour DNS Responder Service.

How to fix the error:
Click the start button --> Type services.msc in the search box and hit press --> in the services list, find out

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Right Click it --> Select Properties select Disabled from the startup type --> Click STOP --> Click Apply --> Reboot your computer.

Now your network adapter comes up again.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Enable the Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows 7

The shutdown event tracker can help the system administrators to monitor the shutdowns on their computers. You can't access the Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows 7 by default. To enable it, try the following tutorial step by step:

1.Click the start button.
2.Type gpedit.msc in the search box and hit Enter.
3.The Group Policy Editor will be opened.
4.Navigate to

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > RHS > Display Shutdown Event Tracker policy.

And double click it.
5.When a dialog box opens, choose “Always” from the drop-down menu to enable Shutdown Event Tracker.

Now when you shot down windows 7, the Shutdown Event Tracker is displayed in the Shut Down Windows dialog box.

Backup Windows 7 System Data

How to Backup Windows 7 System:

1.Click the Start button --> All Programs --> Maintenance --> Backup and Restore --> On the right of the window, click "Set up backup" links.
2.In the "Set up backup" dialog box, select a disk partition from the lists , such as Local Disk D or Disk E --> Click Next --> Check "Let Windows choose(recommended)" and then Next --> In the next dialog box, Click "Save settings and run backup" button --> Then Windows 7 System will start to run backup.

Turn Off System Protection For a Disk

By default Windows 7 enables System Protection. If you need to turn it off, here is how to do:

On the Desktop, right click on the Computer icon and choose Properties --> In the left pane, click the "System protection" link --> In the System Properties window, highlight the partition which you need to edit and Click the Configure button --> Check "Turn off system protection" in the setting window and click OK button --> Click Yes button to confirm.

Create A VPN Connection in Windows 7

How to Create A VPN Connection in Windows 7.

1.Click Start button --> Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Share Center --> Click "Set up a new connection or network" under the "Change your networking settings".
2.Select " Connect to a workplace" and click Next --> Use my internet connection (VPN) --> Type the internet address and destination name in the box --> Check 'Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later' and click Next --> Enter your VPN username and password --> Then click the 'Create' button --> Click the 'Close' button to finish.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Argente Utilities Free Software

Argente Utilities is a useful tool that allows you to repair, optimize, manage, modify, remove and protect your system from all types of errors, failures and malwares. It is also free tweaking utility and supports for Windows 7.

Download Argente Utilities

Create A Password Reset Disk in Windows 7

How to create a password reset disk in Windows 7:

First Connect USB flash drives to system on your Windows 7 machine.

Then Click Start button --> Control Panel --> User Accounts--> In the left pane of the User Accounts window, click "Create a password reset disk" link --> Click next button and then select Removable Disk in the Forgotten Password Wizard --> In the next step, enter your current User Account password --> then click next to create the password reset disk --> To finish it by clicking next button.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool is a small utility which allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on a USB flash drive or a DVD. With the help of USB/DVD Download tool, you can install Windows 7 directly from the USB flash drive or DVD.

To install it, You need to be an administrator.

Its System Requirements:

* Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
* Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster (300 MHz is recommended)
* 50MB of free space on your hard drive
* DVD-R drive or 4GB removable USB flash drive

To use the tool, you need to backup to a Blu-Ray DVD disk but don't need to backup to a CD-R.

Download Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Intel Wireless WiFi Drivers

Intel has been updating many of their drivers for Windows 7. Currently, I find some Windows 7 drivers on the Intel Download Center.

Intel Wireless WiFi Drivers Links

If you can not find win 7 drivers, try the Vista drivers for your Wireless cards in Windows 7. The Vista drivers can work especially if you install they in compatibility mode.

Disable Windows 7 Ipv6

IPv6 is the latest address protocol. By defaultWindows 7 enable Ipv6. Here is howto disable Ipv6:

Click Start button --> type regedit in the box and press Enter --> in the registry editor window, navigate to

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > services > TCPIP6 > Parameters

--> in the left sidebar, right click Parameters to create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value --> name it as DisabledIpv6 and set its value data as 0 --> click ok button --> then restart your computer.

Hello Kitty Theme For Windows 7

Maybe you are a hello kitty fans and your computer runs Windows 7. Now I find windows 7 hello kitty desktop themes which can make your Windows 7 to look girlish.

This theme is for all the cuteness of Hello Kitty. I think you like it too.

Download hello kitty themevia the programmerfish blog.

Also Download Free High Quality Windows 7 Themes via the programmerfish blog.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Norton Internet Security Compatibled With Windows 7

Being a Anti-Virus Software, Norton Internet Security 2010 is compatibled With Microsoft Windows 7 32bit/64bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate

If you've used Norton Internet Security 2009, the 2010 version looks very much like the 2009 version.

Its main screen includes three sections: Computer, Network and Web. Also I find some useful feature:

* The Network Security Map can shows all devices attached to your network and records the IP address and MAC address.
* System Insight feature can display any events which related to the security of your computer. The informations includes virus scans,software that you've installed.

Its Minimum Hardware Requirements:
300 MHz or faster processor
256 MB of RAM (512 MB RAM required for Recovery Tool)
300 MB of available hard disk space
CD-ROM or DVD drive

Download/Buy Norton Internet Security 2010

Manage Printers By Printer Management Tool

In Windows 7, Printer Management can manage all client printers easily.

How to open printer management tool:
Click the Start button --> Control Panel(All Items) --> Administrative Tools --> Printer management.

In the printer management window, you can find all the printers, their Drivers, Printers running with job and Deployed Printers.

Setup Parental Controls in Windows 7

If you need to monitor your computer in Windows 7, such as applications, games, email, media and website-filtering, try parental controls without any third-party software.

How to Access/Enable the Parental Controls:

Click the Start button --> Control Panel(By All Items) --> the parental controls icon --> the Windows accounts list in the Parental Controls screen window --> Select an account --> In the user's parental control settings, check the "On, Enforce Current Settings" option --> cilck the OK button.
Now the chosen account is enabled the parental controls.

If you have kids needing to use PCs, you can setup windows 7 parental control for your kids account like :

1.Time Limits: Let kids to use computer in Saturday and Sunday.
2.Allow and Block specific Programs.
3.Games: Restrict kids not to play any games.

Friday, October 23, 2009

Show Empty Removable Drives in Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 will not display empty drives. Here is how to show it.

Just go to My Computer -> Tools -> Folder Options -> View --> Then uncheck “Hide empty drives in the computer folder”--> click ok button to apply.

SIW Software Support For Windows 7

SIW(System Information for Windows) can gather extensive information about your system properties. It can displays information about Operating System,Processes, Services, System uptime, Installed Programs, Product Key and so on. And also the software is free.
Now it's a great news that SIW v2009-10-22 compatibled with Windows 7.

What is the Changelog for SIW v2009-10-22:

Windows 7 Compatible
DirectX detection on Windows 7
Correct Splash Screen size if DPI != 96
Scheduled Tasks for Vista and Windows 7
Tools --> Hibernate Enable/Disable for Windows 7
Fixed: CPU and Memory Usage

Download SIW for free

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Windows 7 Compatibility Center Released

Maybe your new PCs will be installed Windows 7. But you need to know if the devices or software can work with Windows 7. Do worry about it now. Because Microsoft released Windows 7 Compatibility Center. With its help, we can figure out if Windows 7 will work with all your stuff.
You can search for your devices and software by name via the website. Then you can get the answer that whether or not they are compatible with Windows 7 operating system.
I think you can also search the hardware drivers for Windwos 7 easily, such as Printers & Scanners, MP3 & Media Players and so on.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Change Windows 7 DNS Addressing

In the Windows 7, click the Start button -->the Control Panel --> Network and Internet --> Network and Sharing Center --> On the left hand panel, Click the "Change adapter settings " link --> You will see a list of adapters present on your computer --> Double-click the Local Area Connection --> Select the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click on properties button --> Check the change the Obtain DNS and fill the DNS server boxes. You can use the following OpenDNS ip:

Typing in the Preferred DNS server boxes.
Typing in the Alternate DNS server boxes.

Then click OK button to apply.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Install Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

If your computer runs Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, or Windows 7 Ultimate users, you can install Windows XP Mode.

First, go to the Windows XP Mode download page. Find out 'Step 1 - Select the appropriate installation'. Then select your system type and Xp Mode language. To finish it by clicking on the 'Download Windows XP Mode' button.
Notes: The setup file has approximately 460 MB.

When pop-up the setup file of Windows XP Mode window, click "Save File". Waiting for a mimute, you can start to install Windows XP Mode.


Wednesday, October 7, 2009

windows 7 hardware requirements

windows 7 hardware requirements list:

Processor:1GHz or faster 32bit or 64bit
RAM: 1 GB RAM (32bit) or 2GB (64bit)
Hard disk space: 16 GB(32bit) or 20 GB(64bit)
Driver: DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher

Additional features requirements:

Internet access (fees may apply)

Depending on resolution, video playback may require additional memory and advanced graphics hardware

Windows Touch and Tablet PCs require specific hardware

HomeGroup requires a network and PCs running Windows 7

DVD/CD authoring requires a compatible optical drive

Music and sound require audio output

BitLocker requires Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2

BitLocker To Go requires a USB flash drive

Windows XP Mode requires an additional 1 GB of RAM, an additional 15 GB of available hard disk space, and a processor capable of hardware virtualization with Intel VT or AMD-V turned on

Monday, October 5, 2009

How to Disable Windows 7 Desktop Preview

Maybe you dont like the Desktop Preview feature, here is a tutorials how to disable it.

Right click the extreme right side of the Taskbar. It will pop up a menu and choose "Peek at desktop". Then the aero peak will be disabled.

Enable AutoPlay feature in Windows 7

By default, Autoplay feature is disabled in Windows 7.

How to Enable Autorun for Removable Media in Windows 7:

1.In Windows 7,Click the Start Button and select the control panel. Make sure that control panel open up under the default view.

2.You should actually click on “Hardware and Sound” --> the “Autoplay” options on the next screen.

3.At the top, check "Use Autoplay for all devices" and Click Save button.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Enable Hibernate through Power Options

How to Enable Hibernate in Windows 7 through Power Options? It's a simply way to do.

Click the Start button --> the Control Panel by All Items View --> the Power Options icon --> expand Sleep and Hibernate after in the Power Options window --> Under Hibernate after, set the Setting (Minutes) to how many minutes the computer is inactive for before hibernating --> click OK to apply.

View Windows Update History Details in Windows 7

How to View Windows 7 Update History Details.

Click the start button -->the Control Panel by All items view --> the Windows Update icon --> Click on the View update history link --> Select and right click on a Single Windows Update in the lists --> click on View details.