Category: Windows Tips and Tricks

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How to easily add programs to run at startup

There are some programs and software on your computer that you cannot live without. Be it your favorite browser, your music software or any other software related to your profession; there are always a couple of them that you use everyday. Wouldn’t you like to open up such programs at startup without firing them up one by one once you start your computer? Well here is a simple trick to choose programs that you would like to kick start automatically after your computer starts.

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How to speed up booting time in Windows

Who wouldn’t want to use a faster PC. Sometimes, we get so annoyed with our computers when they take minutes after minutes to boot up. Wouldn’t you want your computer to boot faster without doing much? Here is a registry trick that can considerably lower the startup time of your computer.

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With Windows 7 you don’t need to manually defrag your drives

Windows has an inbuilt defragmentation tool and there are plenty of other commercial defragmentation software as well. Running defragmentation regularly in a couple of weeks or months considerably enhances the speed of your system. But sometimes you may forget or even worse, you gradually give up the habit. But thanks to Windows 7 that automatically defrags your hard disk by default.

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How to keep the desktop icons from rearranging themselves on Windows

On Windows, you can easily rearrange icons by moving them around. People prefer to have the icons that are frequently used towards the top. But some may hate the whole idea of rearranging icons with mouse drags. Sometimes, it can be a predicament too. For example you have a Zip file on your desktop and while arranging icons, if you happen to drag another icon onto the zip, the file gets zipped into the same Zip archive. This can be annoying and happens many a times. Here’s a trick that will keep the desktop icons from rearranging themselves on Windows.