Windows 7

Easy Tool for Moving from Windows7 to Windows10

Here is a good tool for moving all data from one legacy Windows7 install to a new Windows10 machine.  Laplink makes a product called PCMover Express, that is free for the this transition.  Support for Microsoft...

Monthly patch rollups for Windows 7, 8.1 start October 2016

Monthly patch rollups for the Windows 7, 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 operating systems will commence in October 2016. Microsoft will also move the same monthly rollup mod...

Microsoft Pushes Back Windows 7/8.1 End Date

It appears Microsoft is trying to get users to upgrade to Windows 10 by finally pulling the plug on Windows 7 and 8.1. Well. Sorta. The painstaking process of adapting older operating systems to Intel’s r...

Windows 7…on the way out

Designed in 2005, over ten years ago, Windows 7 is still used among common user and business owners alike. Microsoft released the Windows 7 Service Pack 1, more than 5 years ago in 2011. A more recent Service P...

Microsoft OneDrive raises the bar for cloud storage

The Microsoft OneDrive, otherwise known as “device cloud”, is available free of charge for anyone who has created a Microsoft account. Included are 5 GB of free storage, easy access to media files, folder synci...

Windows 7 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

So everyone has been using Windows 7 for some time now and they are fairly familiar with it, but there might still be some things you do not know. Let me help you become a more efficient user of Windows 7 with ...

Create your own Windows 7 Keyboard shortcuts.

You can create keyboard shortcuts for any program in Windows 7. Right-click the program icon and select Properties. Select the Shortcut tab, click in Shortcut key, to set the keyboard shortcut for that program....

Bins – Folders for the taskbar.

When users work on their workstations, some have trouble keeping the clutter off the desktop, some keep an icon for every application on their machine in their taskbar dock. 1UP Industries has developed a new s...

How to reset local security policy settings to default

If you’ve ever found yourself with a computer that has remnants of a Group Policy still applied to it, or if you have changed GPO, and need to reset the local policy back to default, there’s a handy command you...

OnLive Desktop – Windows Desktop Access on an iPad

Windows on an iPad? Want access to Microsoft Office application on your iPad? With OnLive Desktop you will have access to a Windows7 Cloud desktop. This service allows you to have access to a Windows 7 deskt...