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How to change system time zone in Windows 7 / Windows 8

In this tutorial we are going to see how to change the system time zone on Windows 8 and Windows 7. Windows 8 users can either use the new option available as part of Windows 8 or the settings that was available in Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Windows 8 Time zone Option In Windows […] Read More

Password protection on wakeup in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7

Windows users can enable password protection on wakeup from sleep. This is useful when you are away from the computer and do not want any one to access your data without entering the correct password to unlock the computer. Enable password protection on wakeup in Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 users can turn on or off […] Read More

Turn on/off guest account on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

In Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users you can turn on or turn off a guest user account using the User Account section available as part of Windows Control Panel. Windows 7 users can access Control Panel via Start button. Accessing Control Panel on Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 users can access the control panel by […] Read More

How to enable remote desktop on Windows

In this tutorial, we will see the steps required to enable remote desktop on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Windows users can enable remote desktop using the option available as part of Advanced System Settings. Access System Settings on Windows 7 Right Click on the  Computer menu available under Start Menu and select Properties. This […] Read More

How to enable check boxes for items on Windows 8

In this tutorial, we will see how to enable check boxes on Windows 8 system. By enabling the check box, users can clearly see the selected items. Method 1: Step 1: Right click on the Start button and select File Explorer from the menu list or navigate to Windows 8 desktop and select File Explorer […] Read More

How to recover saved WiFi password on WIndows 7

This is about recovering WiFi password from a connected network on Windows 7. If you have auto saved the password while setting up the initial WiFi connection on your Windows 7 system and now you have forgotten the password and want to recover then you can follow the below mentioned steps. Step 1: Navigate to […] Read More

How to use checkbox for selecting items in Windows Explorer

Windows system allows users to use check box for selecting items in Windows Explorer. This is a new feature introduced in Windows Vista and Windows 7. You can enable this feature using settings available in Folder options. Click the Control Panel and select Folder Options from the list. In the Folder Options window, navigate to […] Read More

Top Windows 7 Tutorials – Part 1

This is the first in series of the Top Windows 7 tutorials that are available in Digital Answers. Enable auto logon In Windows 7, you can enable auto logon using the option available as part of User Accounts. This is a useful feature when you want to reduce the login time in your Windows 7 […] Read More

Windows Run Commands

In Windows, we generally use the command prompt dialog to control all the properties and functions of Windows based applications. This makes the process faster and easier. The Command Prompt is fairly harder environment to work in, but with practice, they will get simpler. Here are some handy Run Commands which help us work faster […] Read More

Play prank with your Geek friend

Want to play prank with your Geek friend then you can try using the Windows hide desktop icon feature. The following explains how to make your Windows Vista desktop completely useless using the hide desktop icon and also by enabling auto hide the taskbar option. This is a old trick that was done for Windows […] Read More

How to uninstall a software update on Windows 7

Windows 7 provides users with option for uninstalling any software updates or Windows Update. You can try this out if have any problem with your system and you suspect a recent software update could have caused this issue. To remove an update, Click Windows 7 Start menu and then navigate to Control Panel From Control […] Read More

How disable auto sign in of Office Communicator on Windows 7 logon

Office Communicator by default starts during Windows logon. But you can disable this behavior using Office Communicator options. Launch Office Communicator, Click the down arrow available below the Office Communicator icon. Navigate to Tools menu and then click Options menu. In the Options window under Personal tab navigate to My account section. Then un mark […] Read More

How to preview all open tabs in Firefox 5 on Windows 7

Firefox 5 allows users to preview all the open tabs in taskbar on a Windows 7 system. This feature can be enabled using the Firefox Options menu. To launch Firefox 5 options window, Click the drop down arrow below Firefox then navigate to Options side menu and select Options from the list In the Options […] Read More

How to unhide the Language Bar in Windows 7

We have seen earlier the steps for hiding the language bar in Windows 7. If you want to unhide the language bar in Windows 7 then you can follow below mentioned steps From Windows 7 Start menu, navigate to Control Panel From the Control Panel Home screen navigate to Clock, Language and Region settings In […] Read More

How to disable automatic java update check in Windows 7

Windows 7 displays Java Update notification when check for automatic updates is enabled for Java. The Java Update available notification will be displayed in Windows 7 taskbar as shown below. And you can disable the check for automatic java update using Java Control Panel From Windows 7 Start menu navigate to Control Panel -> Programs […] Read More

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