Article moved here: https://tweakhound.com/2015/11/01/remove-and-block-gwx-in-windows-7-2/
As many of you know, I consider moving libraries an essential part of my backup strategy.
I decided to post this article because through the years I’ve discovered some folks don’t get it and some folks don’t want to do it.
There is an alternative. [Read more…] about Alternative To Moving Libraries
So you got a new PC. Here is what you can do next…
[Read more…] about What To Do With That New PC?
IE 11 for Windows 7 is out.
IE 11 is the default for Windows 8.1.
I expect this to show up in Windows Update for Windows 7 but hasn’t yet.
Announcement: IE11 for Windows 7 Globally Available for Consumers and Businesses
Microsoft: Internet Explorer Page
IE 11 Welcome Page
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 (32-bit)
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 64-bit Edition and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit Edition
Internet Explorer 11 Language Packs for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Internet Explorer Administration Kit 11
Windows 8 disk cleanup introduced a new cleanup option called Windows Update Cleanup.
Yesterdays Windows updates included an update to add this option to Windows 7.
This cleanup option can regain you significant disk space in Windows 7 and Windows 8 will benefit as updates pile up.
This article will show you how to use this option in both Windows 7 and 8.
[Read more…] about Windows Update Cleanup For Windows 7 And Windows 8
RocketDock is a free OS X style launcher for Windows. It is highly customizable. [Read more…] about Using RocketDock
>A quick guide on creating desktop icons for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
[Read more…] about Creating Desktop Icons
This article is about protecting your browser passwords. It covers; Password protecting the browser, 2 factor authentication, and password managers. [Read more…] about Basic Browser Security – Passwords
This article covers private browsing for Windows, Linux, and mobile platforms.
(Also called Privacy mode, InPrivate browsing, Incognito mode.)
Basically when using private browsing most of the stuff usually stored on your computer by the browser no longer is. Among other things this includes cookies, history, and passwords. The security advantage of this is obvious (less stored information = less chance information is compromised). This browsing mode is not only useful on public machines but also shared computers at home and on mobile devices. [Read more…] about Basic Browser Security – Private Browsing