Do you need to remove obsolete notification icons, from the notification area on the Windows taskbar? Do you still see icons for programs that are no longer installed and you want to get rid of them? While you can do this with dedicated software tools, a simple trick is to remove two registry values and then restart the explorer.exe process in Windows. Doing this will reset the icons cache for the notification area and keep only those icons used by active applications. Since editing the Windows Registry is a rather complex task, we decided to provide a simple tool to assist all our readers. Anyone can use it in just a few clicks.
Ebooks are electronic versions of a traditional print book that can be read with the help of a computer, tablet, smartphone or, of course, an eBook reader . The idea behind using Ebooks is related to a number of reasons of which we can mention the following: saving the environment, as it is no longer necessary to cut down trees for paper and no more space filling, as all of your books can be kept in a small device and not in a huge room full of shelves. Also, in terms of portability, it is easier for you to read anywhere, as all you need is an Internet connection and some time to be able to download an Ebook, instead of having to decide which traditional print book you should take with you. Even though Ebooks are more affordable in comparison to their printed versions, most voracious readers are always on the lookout for electronic books that can be downloaded for free. If you are searching for next great read or simply want to develop your own virtual library, keep reading to find out what are 6 best websites to legally download Ebooks for free:
We have created the biggest library of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 shortcuts. We have almost everything you need and we are willing to expand our collection, which now includes 139 shortcuts for Windows 7, 137 shortcuts for Windows 8.1 and 172 shortcuts for Windows 10. They are created in such a way that they will all work on each and every Windows computer. Also, if you want a shortcut that is not included our collection, leave a comment and we will try to add it to the package.
While we do like the modern interface offered by Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, there is one thing that we definitely dislike: it's rather difficult to create custom shortcuts to different apps and configuration panels, including the new Settings app from Windows 10. That's why we decided to give you our own special shortcut for PC Settings in Windows 8.1 and Settings in Windows 10, which involved a bit of custom scripting. The shortcut works for both operating systems:
If you are bored with the Windows interface and you are tired of its default customization options, you should try some personalization packages. One of the best ways to make your Desktop look unique is to use a new mouse cursor theme. You'll find plenty of them on the Internet. Today, we're going to share with you 20 of the best free mouse cursor schemes for Windows, which you can use to improve the visuals of your operating system. Let's get started:
After we showed you how to install and also how to remove Internet Explorer 11 add-ons, we thought it would be useful to share some of the best add-ons you can find for Microsoft's browser. Therefore, we searched for a couple of days and tested lots of add-ons: from old and broken add-ons to very useful ones. Now that this exercise is finished, this is our list of "Top Add-ons for Internet Explorer 11":
The list of media players for Windows is very large, but despite the multiple alternatives, Windows Media Player still remains one of the most reliable media players on the market. Sure, there are a few usability features missing, but nothing absolutely critical. This is where Windows Media Player Plus! from BM production kicks in. This plug-in reintroduces the simplified use from earlier Windows Media Player versions and adds some other tweaks that correct some of the shortcomings of Windows Media Player 12 that may have steered you away initially. This is what makes Windows Media Player Plus! such a hot download:
A good and safe screensaver can be hard to find. They have become popular programs for viruses and malware to piggyback on, and many may require or attempt to force the installation of unwanted toolbars and software. These days, many people do not even use screen savers for their originally intended purpose, often simply setting their computer to shut off the monitor after idling for too long. But, there are several really fascinating and useful screensavers out there for those who enjoy them, and we have tracked down a sampling of some really fun and safe to use screensavers for your perusal and enjoyment. Read on to see our findings:
There are many ways to personalize your Windows device and make it look unique. In some of our articles we presented the best download locations for icons, mouse cursors schemes and many other visual elements. In this article we would like to present five great download locations for Windows 7 and Windows 8 themes. These websites provide many good looking themes, for free. Some of them provide original content and they feature works by photographers and illustrators. Let's get started:
Did you know about an application called Jumplist Launcher? It is a free tool, created by Ali Dunnpfiff, which can be pinned on your taskbar and lets you create a custom jump list for it. We will show how you can configure the jump list so it will become one of the most useful features which will increase your productivity when using your Windows computer.