Luna is the name given to the default visual theme of Windows XP. If you are nostalgic for it, find out in this tutorial how to install it for Windows 7 for free. Also available in Silver (silver grey).
Mac OS users know this: fonts have much better visual rendering than on Windows, despite ClearType functionality. Fortunately, MacType exists to change the default rendering and adjust the sharpness of fonts according to your screen... and your view!
When you buy a new computer, most of the time a Microsoft Windows operating system is pre-installed on it. Recent computers have Windows 7. Most often, installation DVDs are not provided by manufacturers... however necessary in case of relocation. To solve this problem, download the official ISOs of Windows 7 in 32 or 64-bit versions without further delay.
Asus and its computer brand for ROG gamers (Republic of Gamers) recently released an excellent free visual theme for Windows 7. To install without further delay.
Microsoft just released yesterday (1 day before Google Drive), the long-awaited application to synchronise files and folders in the cloud (25 GB max) and that for free, I named SkyDrive. Dropbox has nothing to do with it!
All Internet browsers now integrate self-completion. This essential feature allows, by typing the first letters of an address, to complete your input via proposals. Be aware that it is possible to activate it for the address bar of the Windows Explorer and the Run dialog box.
Launchpad is a novelty of MacOS X Lion directly from iOS that allows you to see all its apps with one click, create folders to sort them etc. Well know that it is possible to have the same thing on Windows 7, 8 and Vista thanks to an application developed by C0rrupted, all for free.
The Protuts team presents its 3 rd ebook dedicated to Windows 7. On the program, nearly 500 pages of tutorials to Optimise, Customise, Secure and Administer your network on Windows 7.
Many videos and music in games like Crysis 2 or Modern Warfare 3 are in BIK format, unreadable via VLC or any other video player unless you run the game and the level in question: not very practical. That’s why the company behind this format offers free download the right drive available on Windows, MacOS X and Linux.
The notification bubbles correspond to the famous Windows tooltips that appear at the bottom right of your screen in... the notification area. If you find them boring and boring, here’s a trick to disable them forever.
mDesktop is a free alternative to WindowsPager, a utility to manage virtual desktops on your PC. A feature that has been available on MacOS X and Linux for a long time...
Windows Live Mesh is a free, cross-platform application (Windows and MacOS X) from the Microsoft Live suite. It simply synchronises folders and files between multiple computers but also with your online Skydrive storage space (limited to 5 GB, free service provided with a Live/Hotmail account).
The bootscreen of Windows 7 can be easily customised thanks to a software called Windows 7 Boot Updater whose tutorial is here.
By default, when you open (or close) a Windows session, the latter displays a banal Welcome message (or Windows Closure). Be aware that you have the option of displaying more detailed messages of what is happening at that moment. Follow the guide to activate them.
Installing an operating system from a USB stick is an increasingly common method, possible with Windows 7, MacOS X and Linux. We're talking about Live USB, which allows you to install and test the system in the same way as a live CD. This tutorial will teach you how to create your live USB for Linux Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows.