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Windows 7 Tips and utilities

This is just show something that is interesting in Windows 7. Some of them are there in Viata too, but i was moving from Xp to Windows 7 so many of them are new to me :P.

1. I was using Find and Run Robot in xp as an quick application launcher. in Windows 7 i just use the in built in the in the start menu itself.

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2. Option to display the windows in different style, Just right click on the task bar and choose one style

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3. History on the Start menu, You can see that the last opened image in the Photoshop in the below screenshot.

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4. Sniping tool to capture the screen shots

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5. Sticky notes, it will allow you to add a sticky note to your desktop.

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6. Media player 12 and you can control it by just mouse over on the taskbar

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7. Show desktop, it is moved to the right end of the task bar, It is toggling with show desktop and to the precious view

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8. Xp mode in windows 7, you can run Windows Xp with the help of Virtual PC

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Here is some cool tips for windows 7 users

1. To open a new instance if an application , just Shift+Click on the item on the task bar

2. Click on a window and shake it, that will minimize all other windows which this window in coming in contact.

3.  To show desktop use Win+Space and Hold Win key, when you release windows will come as previous.

4. Win+Home will minimize all the windows except the active one

Read another 21 more tips here

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