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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.

Activation of TRIM in Mac OS Lion (SSD only)

Activation of TRIM in Mac OS Lion (SSD only)
If you have a third party SSD you probably noticed that Mac OS X Lion probably doesn’t support TRIM on the drive. While OS X Lion supports TRIM for all Apple SSD’s, many third party SSD’s are left without trim in OS X 10.7.

How to make automated installation without repetitive confirmation while building software

How to make automated installation without repetitive confirmation while building software
This article will help people who are tired of having to click "OK" to confirm software installation.

How to create a shortcut to restart Windows Explorer

How to create a shortcut to restart Windows Explorer
Many people often use "fast reboot", i.e., restart Windows Explorer. How to do it quickly, without unnecessary clicks and without having to reboot?

How to create Quick Launch toolbar

How to create Quick Launch toolbar
For quick launching programs you don't have to use third-party software - you can create the appropriate toolbar directly on the taskbar. How to do is explained in this simple instruction.

Reset the contents of the file hosts

Reset the contents of the file hosts
File hosts - is an important part of the network component of Windows, it stores a database of domain names that is used to translate them into network addresses.

GodMode or access to all Windows settings from one folder

GodMode or access to all Windows settings from one folder
GodMode (God mode) is a term known to any gamer, the same name got a trick that allowed to easily get access to almost all configurable settings in Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.

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.

Closing the frozen applications

process killer
No system is perfect. Even in the brand new Windows 7, sometimes applications get frozen. It is sad, but we're going to deal with this problem!

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 pin Hard Drives to the taskbar

How to pin Hard Drives to the taskbar
By default in Windows 7 you can not pin the hard drive link on the taskbar. If you are not satisfied with this situation, you can use these simple steps.

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 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 notebook via Windows Mobility Center

How to configure notebook via Windows Mobility Center
To change settings of a laptop (screen brightness, clock, power, external monitor) Windows 7 has its own tool - Windows Mobility Center.