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Windows 7 Tips, Tricks and Secrets
PSR(Problem Steps Recorder):
Window 7 has a great inbuilt future called "PSR - Problem Steps Recorder" which help you to record problems caused by any program installed in you PC. As a PC guru you are followed by your friends and relatives or by others to make you to solve the irritating small PC software problems ;-( I know you are very frustrated by this because they even don't know how to describe their actual problem.
But Microsoft knew your pain, So they had came up with a good solution(PSR) by which you can ask your friend/relative/others to run this and send the generated report, So that you can solve their problem with ease.
Now lets see how to work with it, Just follow this simple steps.
Step #1: Click on "Start" and type "PSR" and press enter.Now press "Record"
Step #2: Now run the misbehaving application so that PSR records every thing like every click and key-press, take screen grabs, and package everything up into a single zipped MHTML file.
That's it you are all set to go and solve the problem.
Start Up Repair:
One time or other every body faces this start up problem for a reason or for no-reason, So its good to create a system repair disc straight away in case you run into problems booting the OS later on. Just follow this simple steps.
Step #1: Click Start > Maintenance > Create a System Repair Disc
Step #2: Now let windows 7 create a Emergency boot disk.
If you get to worst case this disk will help you to boot.
Find out Hidden wallpapers and themes:
We all knew that while windows 7 is been installed it will ask for your country, Time Zone etc.., Now based on your responses windows 7 will automatically selects which wallpapers to install by default.
Suppose you had selected your country as India, So that windows seven will install some wallpapers which are related to India.
To unlock all the wallpapers just follow this simple steps.
Step #1: Click on Start and type "C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT" in the search box.
Step #2: Now a window will open with some sub-folders "MCT-AU, MCT-CA, MCT-GB, MCT-US, and MCT-ZA" in which you can select your hidden wallpapers
Here AU, CA, GB, US, and ZA refers to Australia, Canada, Great Britain, United States and South Africa.
Import file over a network to Windows Live MovieMaker:
In windows 7 by default Windows Live MovieMaker will not give you access to import files over a network, but a simple Registry tweak will make this happen. Just follow this steps.
Step #1: Run REGEDIT
Step #2: Now navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live\Movie Maker,
Step #3: Now add a DWORD value called AllowNetworkFiles and set it to 1 to add network support.
That's it your done.
Custom Power Switch:
By default you see the "ShutDown" button on start button. But you are the man who reboots your pc several times a day then you can change "ShutDown" to "ReStart" in a few click by fallowing this simple steps.
Step #1: Right - Click on Start button.
Step #2: Choose Properties and set the 'Power boot action' to 'Restart' to make it happen.
That's it your done!!
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