The Aero theme in Windows 7 gives users the ability to preview thumbnails of opened applications when hovering over the respective icons in the taskbar. You can tweak both the size and the loading time of thumbnails by modifying the registry as shown below:
Most users use Windows Explorer to search for a specific folder in order to perform some tasks related to that particular folder or files within that folder. Additionally, you may need to copy the folder’s path or even open a command prompt at that particular location. In previous versions of Windows you could enable this functionality by tweaking the registry but now Windows Explorer allows you to access these additional options by a simple click as you can see below:
Opening Windows explorer from the taskbar icon takes you to the Library location by default. If you are annoyed with this behavior you can easily change the default location by following these steps:
Every software application hides its own secrets. It is a common practice among systems developers to create hidden code that would help them diagnose and take shortcuts when developing software packages. Some even hide a game or joke within their application which is known as Easter egg among the dev community. Windows 7 is no exception, some bloggers managed to discover one undocumented feature which earned the moniker of “GodMode”. It is a quick shortcut to all computer settings that are normally found in the Control Panel. “GodMode” existed also in Windows Vista.