Download Ultimate Windows Tweaker, a Tweak UI for Windows 7 & Vista

If you have used the TweakUI in Windows XP then you must have guessed what this Ultimate Windows Tweaker could do for you. It is a freeware that works on Windows 7 and Windows Vista on both 32 and 64 bit.

The tool is a freeware with size of around 345Kb and requires no installation before use. In spite of the tool being small in size, it can tweak your Windows with over 150 tricks. Some of the features Continue reading “Download Ultimate Windows Tweaker, a Tweak UI for Windows 7 & Vista”

How to Recover and Reset Password in windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2K/NT

We tend to forget our Windows administrator login password. With no way to get into the system, you can’t even perform basic maintenance, let alone a thorough tune-up. Formatting is always an option, but we consider that a last resort. (Plus, guess who’s going to have to help reinstall all the programs lost after a wipe?) But all hope is not lost. There are a few ways to actually retrieve a lost Windows account password. Read on, and we’ll show you the light.

When we install Windows, it automatically creates an account “Administrator” and sets its password to blank. So if you have forget your user account password then try this:

Start system and when you see Windows Welcome screen / Login screen, press Ctrl +Alt +Del keys twice and it’ll show Classic Login box. Now type “Administrator” (without quotes) in Username and leave Password field blank. Now press Enter and you should be able to log in Windows. Continue reading “How to Recover and Reset Password in windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2K/NT”

Unlock Files Used by Other Processes using LockHunter

You must have come across a situation when you try to delete a file but the error message comes up saying “the file is in use by some other process”. If you haven’t see this then you must have came across the error message “Device currently in use” while ejecting the USB Pen Drive.

The processes that are using the files or the USB drive can be found out by Unlocker tool but here is another free file unlocker tool called LockHunter that can show you which processes or files are currently accessing the file or the drive. Continue reading “Unlock Files Used by Other Processes using LockHunter”

What is WinSxS Folder?

This was the query of one of our readers who wanted to know about this folder in Windows 7 called WinSxS. The folder contains thousands of files and occupies Gigabytes of space.

Info about this folder

The folder called WinSxS stands for Windows Side-by-Side and is used to store versions of Windows components that are built to reduce configuration problems with Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL Hell). Multiple versions of components are stored in this folder. Continue reading “What is WinSxS Folder?”

Microsoft Launches Windows 7 Officially

On 22nd October, Microsoft had officially launched the latest generation of its Windows version that is Windows 7.

Well by now almost all of us would be having some or the other image of the OS in mind but the full version of the OS is finally here with us. In case if you wish to know the reasons of buying the new OS for yourself, here are the facts listed by MS. Continue reading “Microsoft Launches Windows 7 Officially”

Windows Live Movie Maker Final Ready for Download

The most exciting Windows Movie Maker is ready to download and you can start editing your videos with the latest and more exciting effects and transitions.

Windows Live Movie Maker is a free Video Editing Software released by Microsoft and incorporates lots of improved and new effects and transitions similar to the Office 2007. You can edit, cut, convert or do several other things using this tool. Continue reading “Windows Live Movie Maker Final Ready for Download”

Download Windows 7 Calculator for Windows XP

If you have been bored with the simple looking default calculator in Windows XP then you have many options from the iPhone calculator posted few days back to the Windows 7 calculator.

Windows 7 calculator is a new looking calculator developed by the Microsoft with some added features. So if you, at present, can not use the Windows 7 calculator then here is the similar looking one for you for Windows XP. Continue reading “Download Windows 7 Calculator for Windows XP”

Some Useful Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

There are many computer users who prefer operating the computer through keyboard more often than using it with the Mouse. So if you also belong to this category or just wish to know the added keyboard shortcuts in Windows 7, then here is the info.

Here is a list of some useful and unknown Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows 7

Key strokes used from Desktop

1.    Windows Key + Tab =  Aero (Switch windows using tab key)

2.    Windows Key + F = Search (to search or find) Continue reading “Some Useful Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts”

Windows 7 Transformation Pack for Windows XP

Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 7 is a rage these days and is making quite news. If you have no problem in shifting to this OS then it is worth a try however if there are many people who can’t shift to this new OS.

For those here is the Windows 7 Transformation Pack for Windows XP which will give you the complete feel of the new operating system.

The Windows 7 transformation packs are provided by Windows Se7en and Vienna transformation packs which provide you with many features including Windows 7 icons and wallpapers. Continue reading “Windows 7 Transformation Pack for Windows XP”