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Before changing, any, values in the registry of Windows 7, it is a good idea to back up the current working values in case of malfunction. These steps will allow the user to back up registry values. NOTE: To access the Registry Editor, the user must have administrator privileges. Backing Up an Entry into the Registry: 1....
Article Id: 13088
Category: Basic Features & How To's

The default color scheme of Command Prompt is set to Black background & Gray text color. Personalize the Command Prompt Color Scheme 1. Click Start from your desktop and click into the Search box. 2....
Article Id: 13118
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Finding an IP address through the Network Sharing Center 1. Type Network Sharing Center in the Start menu search box.
Article Id: 12868
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Determine if you are on the LSU Domain 1. Click the Windows Start button, then right click Computer at the right-hand side.
Article Id: 17578
Category: Basic Features & How To's

To Disable the GUI Boot Screen on a Windows Machine: Certain users may want to disable the boot screen. In order to do this, follow the steps below. 1. Click the Start button and type "msconfig" into the search box. 2. Select " msconfig " when it...
Article Id: 13332
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Flushing the DNS is useful in the removal of bad caches, since the flush completely removes all the information stored within the cache. To Flush the DNS Cache: 1. Press Start , type ' cmd ' in the Start menu's search bar , and press Enter .
Article Id: 13375
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Windows 7: DVD Player Problems: If you, the user, have just installed Windows 7, you may have found DVD Player problems (which is the CD player). These problems can range from the player not working, the DVD player is not recognized, the DVD player does not appear, or other general errors. Since Windows 7 is such a new operating system, it...
Article Id: 13376
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Once in a while, the user may find it necessary to edit the registry to change Windows 7 configuration. NOTE : Before any registry editing, make sure to back up the entries within the registry. Learn how to back up entries by viewing the following GROK article . 1.
Article Id: 13382
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Windows 7 allows the user to add more than one time zone to the clock feature in the taskbar. To Change Your Timezone: 1. Click the time and date in the bottom right corner, then select Change date and time settings .
Article Id: 13384
Category: Basic Features & How To's

Enabling or Disabling Windows Features: Particular features which were readily available in other versions of Windows, are not as easily accessible in Windows 7. These features must be enabled in order to use them. The steps below will show how to access some features that may be turned off, for example the Games feature. 1. Open the ...
Article Id: 13406
Category: Basic Features & How To's