10 Windows 7 Secrets, Tips and Tricks you didn't know!

Posted by aminjan35 on August 16th, 2013

10 Windows 7 Secrets, Tips and Tricks you didn't know!

Windows 7 can possibly be ranked as the best OS so far because of its simplicity and user friendliness. However, if you're using Windows 7, there may be a LOT about it which you wouldn't be knowing. Read along and APPLY what you like-

1> change the background of windows media player:
1) Go to Run and type “Regedit”, It will open a registry editor.
2) locate this key in registry editor
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\P references
3) Double click on the key LibraryBackgroundImage and enter a value between 0 to 6 (each number represents a background).

2> move open windows:
If we press windows logo key + arrow key, then we will see the hover window is moving in the different sides according to the pressed arrow key. We can also minimize our opened hover window by pressing windows logo key + two times down arrow key.

3>Windows 7 trick to access hidden themes:
Windows 7 doesn’t come bundled with a huge set of themes with it, so here is a simple windows 7 trick by which we can use windows 7 themes which aren’t made for us.
Just type C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT in the search box and press enter. You will see some folders of themes which are made for other countries like USA and Canada.

4> Install windows 7 on netbook with a pendrive or flash drive:
To install windows 7 on a net book with a pendrive, Take a 4GB pendrive and format it with FAT32 file system, Then just copy an ISO image to the pendrive by xcopy d:\ e:\ /d /e (where d: is the DVD drive which contains windows cd in it and e: is the pen drive location). It will create a bootable pendrive by which you can easily install windows 7 on netbook.

5> Make a system repair disc:
Almost all versions of windows supports this handy feature, making system repair disc is helpful in situations when we are facing problems booting windows.
System repair disc restore the windows to an old state without affecting your hard disk data. To create a system repair disc go to start, then maintenance and then create a system repair disc.

6> New windows 7 calculator:
New windows 7 calculator looks like vista one, but if you look it closely then you will find a lot of advance modes like standard, scientific, programmer and statistics. These modes support thousands of operations to solve a complex problem. To activate any of the mode just click on view and select mode.

7> Experience the new windows 7 WordPad:
The all new windows 7 WordPad supports format like .docx and .odt, so now you don’t need to download Microsoft office 2007, in order to open a ms office 2007 word document.

8> Zoom in and Zoom out in an easy way:
Windows 7 made accessing of magnifier lot more easier than its predecessor, to zoom in press windows key and + and to zoom out press windows key and -

9> Burn Cd and Dvd’s with windows 7 built in burner:
Windows 7 provides its own burner to burn cd’s and Dvd’s, So we don’t need to download softwares like nero to burn ISO. To burn an ISO file, Right click on the ISO file and select Burn Disc image, or easier just double click the ISO file.

10> Change the order of taskbar options:
many windows users worry for their taskbar, so if you are one of them, Here is a great news. You can easily arrange the taskbar options in any order by dragging and dropping.

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