Windows 8 is the upcoming version of Microsoft Windows and is a wonderful operating system designed to be used on a wide variety of platforms like tablet PCs, netbooks, laptops, business desktops and servers. Microsoft has changed its traditional Windows user interface completely, and now it is best suited for the touchscreen interface. However, it [...]
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User Account Control (UAC) is a utility incorporated within Windows which improves security by allowing running an application only when approved by the administrator. This prevents any unwanted applications running in the background and harming the system. It was first implemented in Windows Vista, and its improved form is being used in Windows 7 now.
Windows users, personal and corporate users alike, are slow to purchase new Windows operating systems when they arrive. When XP was released, users stuck with Windows 03, when Vista arrived people finally took a liking to XP. Windows users just seem to be naturally wary, and like to stick with what they know. However the [...]
Backup and Restore are two important features of windows. Backup will keep your data files in a secure location so that in case your original data gets lost or corrupted, you will be able to retrieve using the restore operation. Backup can also keep an image of your system, which can be used to restore [...]
Microsoft Outlook is one of the most important applications of Windows 7 as far as Internet and especially mail usage of a person goes. It not only makes it easier to access the mail account and check emails but also provides the functionality to manage mails and send them at the correct time by maintaining [...]
As the name suggests, Windows 7 gadgets are small add-ons in the Windows 7 OS that offer certain additional functionality to the users. These gadgets are usually developed so that certain tasks can be performed conveniently by users without being hassled by complicated and long drawn procedures. Moreover, there is the added incentive that these [...]