It’s that time of year when many PC users are buying new machines and — ready or not — making the leap to Windows 7.
Get off on the right foot: save time, trouble, and frustration by performing these 10 simple Win7 tweaks.
It’s happened to me, and I’ll bet it’s happened to you: weeks or months into using a new OS, you find yourself saying, “Geez, I wish I’d known that at the beginning!”
I’ve worked with Win7 for a year now, and in that time I’ve learned more than a few tricks and tweaks for setting up and getting started with this new OS. Here are the 10 best that can help you improve Windows 7’s stability and recoverability, make the OS work faster, increase its ease of use, and maximize your on-screen real estate.
Feel free to pick and choose the ones that appeal to you. Even if you don’t use any, I’ll bet you’ll learn a few things about Windows 7 that you didn’t know before!
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