Help for Installation of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
With the launch of Windows 7, users are facing many types of issues related to installation or upgradation, along with certain performance concern are there too. Let’s get focused on Help for Microsoft® to address those issues. Most of the time the issues are simple but we often tend to spend too much of our time and money.
With Microsoft® users will be able to keep intact their original files, settings, and programs. This is called custom installation. In the true sense this can be considered as the actual upgrade. This option is available for Windows Vista® users only. They can install any of the corresponding higher editions of Windows® 7. Another thing to be remembered is that if you currently have a 32-bit version of Windows Vista and want to install a 64-bit version of Windows® 7, you'll need to perform a custom installation. Also, if you're currently running a 64-bit version of Windows Vista® and want to install a 32-bit version of Windows® 7 (rare), you'll need to perform a custom installation.
Microsoft® helps non-vista users to enjoy the latest Windows® 7
In this situation,Windows® 7 would be installed over absolutely empty hard disk. After installation process you need to reinstall all your files, settings, and programs. So, it is highly recommended to take backup of your system and then perform the custom installation. Custom installation is suitable for all the user provided they have the desired configuration of hardware assembly in their system.Users will meet the requirements of Windows® 7 upgrade too. For this purpose you can navigate to Windows® 7 Upgrade Advisor.
This program is free on the official website of Microsoft®. It would scan your system hardware and software configuration and provides you details, if any upgrade is required. Hence it is very useful tool for the user, so that they don't have to throw their money unnecessarily.
Microsoft® enables you to run any non-compatible programs on your new Windows® 7 with the use of XP mode. This is very important so that the user can enjoy the benefits of older program as well.
Microsoft help for secure Internet browsing
Microsoft® helps you to keep your net surfing private. As most of you will be dependent on the shared computer in offices or even at home. So it becomes important to keep your site visit safe from others. The result can be even worse if some hacker website is following you. Today as we know with the increasing use of social networking sites, we are getting more and more close to each other, but simultaneously our privacy gap is also getting narrow. Hence, let's follow these tips:
With Internet Explorer 8, you can safely delete any browsing history. Its very simple to do. Just click on the safety button and click on delete browsing history, it will provide you the list of browsing history. Choose those which you don't want to keep. Click delete. In this manner only your browsing history will be deleted the other thing will remain intact.
Now you have another safe option to use, "InPrivate Browsing." Advantage of this option is that you don't have to remove the browsing history manually. Now, after surfing the net absolutely there will be no trail at all. You also have the option to enable and disable the option for trail. Go ahead as: Navigate to the New Tab button and reach to InPrivate Browsing window. Press the Safety button and then click on InPrivate Browsing. Alternatively press Ctrl+Shift+P.
Users can also helps to adjust Size of Jump Lists on Windows® 7 Taskbar. You would be able to put more and more items into the jump list to get their access easy. Follow the below steps to do so:
STEP 1: Right-click on the taskbar and choose "Properties".
STEP 2: You will get a multi-tabbed window of "Taskbar and Start Menu Properties". Click the "Start Menu" tab.
STEP 3: Select the "Customize" button.
STEP 4: You will be navigated to "Customize Start Menu" dialog box. Underneath "Start menu size", next to "Number of recent items to display in Jump Lists", enter/select a value from 0-60. Then click "Ok" and close the window.
We all are aware about the importance of registry in the system. It manages the system properties from the background. Let's see how we can tweak the registry and change the logon screen. Proceed as follows:
STEP 1: Start>run>regedit and press Enter key or press the Win Key+R button. It will open the registry editor.
STEP 2: Navigate towards HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background. You will get an option OEMBackground. Double click on it and edit its value to 1.
STEP 3: Enable the functionality of OEMBackground. Now, within Windows® Explorer navigate to %windir%\system32\oobe\info\backgrounds. Remember %windir% is the same as Windows® install directory C:\Windows.
STEP 4: In the above created path, you can import any JPG image with size less than 256 kb and get it enabled as your background
STEP 1: From the "On-Screen Keyboard" select the "Options" button on the right side below the "PrtScn" button.
STEP 2: You would be navigated to "Options" dialog box. Check "Turn on numeric key pad".
STEP 3: Click "OK" to close the dialog box.
STEP 4: Now, you have to press the "NumLock" button to operate the virtual keypad.
Microsoft® helps to resolve some common issues on Windows® 7 with Action Center. Windows® 7 Action Center can be considered as a single platform to address a wide range of issues. It carries all the maintenance, security and troubleshooting information. Windows® 7 delivers information to the user regarding any changes in the system configuration due to any error. Sometimes users get annoyed with the notification, so Windows® 7 provides a way to customize them as well.
Security and maintenance is the prime concern area of Action Center. Under the security, users get familiar with the required security information. From here the user can conclude the root cause and then subsequently take troubleshooting steps. The maintenance category familiarizes the user with the system backups, Windows® update related information. This information is concrete in the sense to keep the software updated, so that they can deliver qualitative performance.
Microsoft® helps users to rectify the problems. They would get option "Troubleshoot" in the Action center. First of all you will get a report on the problem of your system. This is very important to take adequate troubleshooting steps to resolve the issue. The function is carried out with a Wizard, so it is easy for the user to use and fix the issue in no time.
Now, after the wizard completes it work, user gets a screen shot of the troubleshooting steps and their results. Hence, user can know the confirmation of the troubleshooting.
STEP 1: Navigate to the control panel. Under Category view, click on Clock, Language, and Region link.
STEP 2: Then select "Change display language" link under “Region and Language” section.
Alternatively from icons view, click on Region and Language icon, and then go to Keyboards and Languages tab.
You have an option to choose your preferred language from the available package.
STEP 1: After getting Windows® 7 installed, you need to update your video drivers.
STEP 2 :Users need to refresh Windows® Experience Index score. This can be done as: Click on start> My Computer>Properties. You would get a new windows, which will unveiled system information. From here select Performance Information and Tools.
STEP 3: Select "Re-run the assessment."
Note: You can achieve the above one from the DOS command "winsat formal."
If you get the value of Windows® Experience Index higher then 3.0, then the Aero® feature will get enabled. You can customize the look of your desktop by changing the color, you have to right click on desktop> Personalize> Select Windows Colors.