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How-to: Add Control Panel to the Windows 7 jumplist

Like any program, the Control Panel has a jumplist. On right-clicking the Control Panel icon in the taskbar, its jumplist shows the last used Control Panel components. Would you like to add additional elements to the jumplist and pin them permanently?

How-to: Create invisible folders in Windows 7

When multiple people work with your computer, they don’t have to see what you’re working on immediately. You could protect the corresponding folder with a password—but that would only make your co-workers nosey. It is more simple and effective to make the folder invisible.

Is Zune’s future in danger?

When Microsoft announced the strategic partnership with Nokia last week, they also talked about the brands that both companies are going to share. It was remarkable that Zune is not one of them.

How-to: Change your Windows 7 logon screen

No matter which desktop background you set in Windows 7: while starting, you will always see the blue default background. You want to style this background as well? Here are the necessary steps to customize the Windows logon screen.

How-to: Block Windows 7 SP1 from installing

Microsoft has provided the Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool for Administrators. With this tool, you can block Windows 7 Service Pack 1 from getting installed automatically through Windows Update.

How-to: Reset IE browser settings

If Internet Explorer crashes often or gets painfully slow, resetting its settings may help. Resetting IE deletes all personal settings and restores the browser to the state right after installation.