Microsoft has pushed out Windows Update KB971033, which is designed to disable all known Windows 7 Cracks and Hacks (including BIOS patches).
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Several windows system optimisation utilities and technology blogs reccomend periodically cleaning the prefetch folder to improve performance. Not only is this stupid but also counterproductive and can result in significant degradation of system performance.
By default, Windows Vista and Windows 7 can use up to 4 GB of memory. Learn how you can enable support for up to 64 GB with an easy to use patch.
FixWin is a free utility which provides quick fixes to fifty problems, which Windows 7 and Vista users commonly experience.
My Windows 7 was working fine with 2GB ram but was crashing (BSOD) with 4GB RAM. Learn how I fixed stopped the crashes.
Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool from Microsoft automatically prepares USB or DVD installation media from ISO images.
The default Windows 7 theme is pretty cool and you can even personalise it by changing the glass colours. In fact there are plenty of cool themes available online for Windows 7. However, sooner or later you are bound to get tired of the default Windows 7 Aero theme. Fortunately for us, the modding community has already started developing new unique Visual Styles for Windows 7. Here are some of my 7 favourite Windows 7 Themes:
Windows Seven features a revamped Display Properties dialogue. With a little effort you can get a similar looking Display Properties in Windows XP
TrueTransparency enables Windows XP users to enjoy the benifits of Aero by emulating Windows Seven like transparent Windows borders and adding support for Aero Snap and Aero Shake in Windows XP.
ViGlance is a free utility which allows Windows XP users to enjoy the benefits of the new Windows Seven Taskbar.
Although Windows has included visual styles (also known as MSStyles) since Windows XP, they only support official themes digitally signed by Microsoft – which are few and far in between. Bypassing this built in limitation and enabling support for third-party themes in Windows XP was easy. It only involved patching a single dll file (uxtheme.dll). […]