Friday, November 24, 2017

Removing Windows 7 Temp Files

Windows Temp files are usually leftovers or required files of various applications or documents once needed by Windows to run certain task. If left unchecked...

Access Windows 7 Folder Options

Windows 7 Folder Options are not that easily accessible as it were in previous windows. Well its wrong. Windows 7 Folder Options are very easily accessible via several methods.

Adding Recycle Bin to Windows 7 Taskbar

Windows 7 Taskbar is different than all the other taskbar prior to Windows 7. Features like Jump Lists, Pinning and Live Task Preview makes it very flexible yet powerful than any previous versions.

Adding Recycle Bin to Windows 7 Taskbar will require creating a Recycle Bin shortcut and then pinning to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Okay then lets get started.

How to Update XAMPP in Windows

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start.

XAMPP is an acronym, which stand for:

You can also install them separately and configure them. XAMPP puts all this and more together in a single package which makes it easier to deploy it.

Now How to Update XAMPP in Windows without loosing your existing sites and databases.

Minimizing Skype to Windows 7 System tray

Skype 4.2 and newer versions will minimize to the Windows 7 Taskbar rather the System Tray or Notification Area, when you press the Minimize or the close button.

Its not that bad but sometimes its just annoying to leave Skype running in the Windows 7 Taskbar. And its not that useful for the most users. Most of the time you may end up pressing the Skype icon on the Windows 7 Taskbar when you didn't intent to.

By default Skype disables the option of Minimizing Skype to Windows 7 Taskbar but it can be easily fixed.

Quick Launch Bar on Windows 7 taskbar

Windows 7 Taskbar is very different from previous XP Taskbar. For those people who still misses the Quick Launch bar here is the solution

Just follow these steps to have quick launch toolbar on windows 7:

Adding Media files to Windows Media Player Library in Windows 7

Windows Media Library allow easy access to your media files like music, photos and videos.Its really easy to add your media to the Windows Media Library. Once added Windows will index and categorize the media and make it available for Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

To Media files to Windows Media Player Library in Windows 7 follow these steps:

Check the Hidden option to hide the Invisible Folder

Creating an Invisible Folder in Windows 7

This is not the typical hidden file in windows, its something different. It will make the folder really invisible, the folder will have no name and icon. Then we will make the folder hidden which will make it a super invisible folder.