Windows 7

Windows 7 Backup & Restore – What it should have been in Vista!

with 3 Comments by Daniel Petri

In Windows Vista, the Backup Status and Configuration tool was the place where one could (at least try to) backup pictures, music, media and documents on their computer. However, as many users found, it just didn't allow for some key configuration options. In Windows 7 this has changed, and it seems quite likely that we’ll finally get a good backup tool. In this article, MVP Daniel Petri takes you inside Windows 7 Backup & Restore .

Get Your Desktop Icons Back in Vista

by Daniel Petri

Windows Vista (and Windows Server 2008 and even Windows 7 for that matter) are configured so that after the installation completes and the user first logs on, the desktop is totally empty from any icons, and only the Recycle bin is present. While this setup might fit some users, most users want control over their old desktop icons. In this article, MVP Daniel Petri will show you how to do that.

New Taskbar Features in Windows 7

with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

Windows 7 (currently in beta) has a bunch of cool new capabilities that might come in handy for a lot of users. Some good, some bad, some a welcome change, others are a thing to get used to, in this article, MVP Daniel Petri will walk you through some of the new features found in the Windows 7 taskbar.