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Windows 7: top 3 OS dilemmas and how to fix them!

Windows 7: top 3 OS dilemmas and how to fix them!
A Windows PC can make your life easier but nothing can save you from the problems of a Windows OS.

Windows 7 doesn't recognize CD-ROM

Windows 7 doesn't recognize CD-ROM
Once in a while something unexpected happens with the system. It was works fine for several months, CD-ROM was working properly, without glitches. Suddenly, for no apparent reason CD-ROM disappears from "Computer" and stops working altogether.

Solving problems with hosts file in Windows 7

Solving problems with hosts file in Windows 7
Hosts file is responsible for assigning host names to IP address.

How to find the right driver for "Unknown device" in Windows

How to find the right driver for "Unknown device" in Windows
A quick guide on how to find the right driver for an unknown device.

Couple of secrets and useful features of Windows 7

Couple of secrets and useful features of Windows 7
The article describes a few small secrets and useful features of the operating system Windows 7.

Run Control Panel items from the command line

Run Control Panel items from the command line
This article provides a summary table of names of all standard Windows 7 Control Panel items, which can come in handy when running these items from the command line or creating shortcuts.

List of Windows programs run in the "Run" dialog box

List of Windows programs run in the "Run" dialog box
The dialog box "Run" is used in Windows to open a program, folder or a document. It also allows you to create tasks and run them as administrator.

Automatic connection to the Internet using VPN

Automatic connection to the Internet using VPN
Many Windows users who have to connect to the Internet using a VPN, are aware of how inconvenient it is - each time you restart the operating system you need to connect manually.

How to add an option "Open in Editor" in the context menu

How to add an option "Open in Editor" in the context menu
Very often we have to open certain types of files (.reg for example) in a text editor, but it is not very convenient to always use the menu "Select program" for every file type.

How to delete folder content from the context menu

How to delete folder content from the context menu
Sometimes it is necessary to delete the contents of frequently used folders without deleting the folder itself, to speed up this process, you can create an appropriate command in the Explorer's context menu.

How to change displayed Date/Time format on the taskbar

How to change displayed Date/Time format on the taskbar
In this small article it will be explained for those who are still not aware, how to quickly and easily change the date and time that are displayed on your taskbar in Windows 7.

PC Shutdown scheduled by the means of the system

PC Shutdown scheduled by the means of the system
To shutdown the computer on a schedule, you can use standard tool of the system - Task Scheduler, without resorting to the third-party software.

How to use Problem Step Recorder for troubleshooting

How to use Problem Step Recorder for troubleshooting
For easy visual diagnosis and study of troubleshooting in the system, Windows 7 has its own tool "Problem Step Recorder".

How to configure indexing files

How to configure indexing files
To speed up the search in Windows 7, there is way index frequently used files. How to set up different indexing options is discussed in this short article.