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How to Dual Boot Windows 8 with Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP

On the Internet you may find plenty of guides on how to install Windows 8 on your computer but very few guides on how to create a dual boot setup and have it run alongside Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP That's why we decided to help users who want to create a multiboot setup...

How to Install Windows 8 RTM on Your Computer

Windows 8 has been finalized and it is made available gradually through different channels For those who are new to Windows 8 and would like a detailed step by step tutorial on how to install it on their computers and devices, we have created this guide We will cover the following:...

What is the Performance Impact of System Encryption With TrueCrypt

One of my recent dilemmas was: if I encrypt my computer, how much will computing performance have to suffer because of it Will there be a big difference If yes, in which areas That's why I decided to run some tests on both my computers and learn more about the impact TrueCrypt...

The Layman’s Guide to Solving Wireless Network Interference Problems

One of the most common root causes for having slow and unstable wireless network connections is interference Many things interfere with a wireless network: everything from walls to the microwaves you use in the kitchen to other wireless networks That's why I decided to learn more on...

Is the Windows 8 Start Screen an Improvement vs. the Start Menu?

One of the biggest changes in Windows 8 is the fact that the Start Menu has been replaced by the Start Screen and now you have a very different way of launching applications While the Start Screen is great for making instant searches and launching applications with a few keystrokes,...

How to Burn Labels on the Back of your DVDs with LabelFlash

In our previous disc-labeling tutorial, Ciprian mentioned the two types of label-burning technologies: LightScribe and LabelFlash He covered only LightScribe as such drives are much more widely available I happen to have a LabelFlash drive and I was able to use this technology a...

Download the Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop Theme for Windows 7 & Windows 8

Are you looking for a new theme to freshen up your Windows desktop We have for you a custom made theme, inspired by Ubuntu version 1110 It includes most of the official Ubuntu wallpapers and it was tailored to replicate Ubuntu's colors and sounds in Windows It looks beautiful and...

How to Burn Labels on the Back of Your Discs (CDs & DVDs)

Have you wondered if it is possible to burn a label on the back of your discs Due to technologies such as LightScribe and LabelFlash, it is not only possible but it is also very easy In this tutorial, I will show how to burn a custom label on the back of a DVD, using a LightScribe...

How Security Products Are Made – A Discussion with Bitdefender

One of the topics of interest at 7 Tutorials is security Not only we write articles and tutorials about how to have a safe computing experience but we also review security products on a regular basis One of the things we wanted to learn more about, is how security products are made:...

Reviewing the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

We would like to start our series of reviews of Windows oriented gadgets with a very good looking device: the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Even though this product has been launched at the end of 2010, it is still one of the best looking mice you can find on the market I have used it...

The Book Steve Jobs Would Not Have Approved: The Biography of Steve Jobs

Reading the title of this book review - I'm sure you have an ironic smile on your face Why would a blog about Windows, for Windows users, review a book about Steve Jobs Because no matter how much he berated Microsoft and Windows, Steve Jobs had a great influence on the tech world...

Roundup of Software Uninstallers – Reviewing IObit vs Ashampoo vs Revo

Today you can find lots of software which helps remove programs and clean up leftover files, folders and registry settings In theory this is a good thing, as it helps eliminate some of the bloat on your Windows computer But are these solutions really effective at removing all traces...

12 Reasons why Windows Explorer in Windows 8 Rocks

Windows Explorer has been a weak-spot of both Windows Vista and Windows 7 Many users complained about it being inferior to the version used in Windows XP and a lot more frustrating to work with Luckily, with Windows 8 things are improving a lot After using Windows Explorer for a few...

Password Security – Turn Your Dumb Habits Into Geek Habits

When it comes to computing habits, people are always bad at security and passwords We keep reusing the same password(s) over and over again and we don't realize how easy we make it for the bad guys to steal our credit card details and other important information Even after the big...

Command Prompt – The Most Powerful & Least Used Windows Tool

At the beginning of 2010, we started a series on system recovery tools for Windows 7 Little did we know that the series would expand tremendously and, in the end, we would cover quite extensively a very old and misunderstood tool: the Command Prompt While working with it, we were...

How to Set Up an Ad Hoc Wireless Computer-to-Computer Network in Windows 7

Have you ever needed to create network between two laptops and you did not have a network cable available As it turns out, you can create an ad hoc network using their wireless networks cards You can use that network to transfer any kind of files between the two, as if they were on...