Day 3 of TechEd also proved to be full of fun, interesting sessions, and one-on-one discussions with Microsoft’s staff. Despite the morning getting off to somewhat of a slow start, there were five sessions I was interested in attending—of course, all of them were scheduled to take place at 3 P.M. The first one that [...]
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After a great first day at TechEd 2010, we’re on to day 2. Today’s all about attending sessions and talking to Microsoft staff. In this article we sum up the session “Keeping Windows running efficiently and smoothly”.
TuneUp would like to know about the Windows-related videos our readers are interested in. That’s why we’ve started a new section on our blog called “Video of the Week”, and the best thing is, the content is selected by you, our followers! Have you seen a great review of TuneUp Utilities on YouTube or a [...]
Windows guru Mark Russinovich and his trusty companion, Bryce Cogswell, have done it again: They’ve released a new tool called RAMMap 1.0 as part of Windows Sysinternals. In this post, we’ll show you what the new tool is for and how useful it’s been to us.
Changing the wallpaper, creating a new user account, or setting up your home network—all of these tasks can be performed using Windows’ Control Panel, but finding Windows 7′s most useful features and settings can sometimes be like finding the Holy Grail. Note: This guide is specifically written for Windows 7 users only. Please see our [...]
There’s no doubt about it—Windows 7 is the most beautiful-looking, Microsoft operating system yet. There are endless possibilities—including icons and backgrounds—for styling Windows 7. Let’s start off with a simple ‘how to’ guide for changing the entire user interface of the operating system. There are easy ways to make Windows 7 even better, sleeker, and [...]
Changing your desktop wallpaper is one of the easiest ways to customize your desktop. Windows 7 comes with a great new feature that lets you rotate your wallpapers in a slideshow. In this blog post, you will learn how to create a slideshow with your favorite desktop wallpapers in Windows 7.
The TuneUp Blog team previously proved that several common Windows myths, such as disabling the Dr. Watson program and tweaking Windows’ prefetch folder, are, in fact, wrong. In this blog post, we’ll explore yet another fallacy that has been a hot topic of discussion in the Windows community for a long time—a “secret” CPU setting [...]
Do you have a … DVD player? TV tuner? Blu-ray player? This is the second part of our series on building the perfect media center. Today, we’ll dive into what Windows Media Center (WMC) is really capable of and show you how to customize it to your liking. (Don’t forget to read the first part [...]
Let’s start this one off with a little, practical exercise. Are you with us? Good! Right-click on your taskbar, and select “Task Manager”. Now, take a good look at the numbers you see under the “Performance” tab. Let them sink in a bit.