How to Open With Single Click in Windows 7

Windows computers have long employed a method for opening files and folders that requires you to double click on the item that you want. This makes it much less likely that you are going to open the wrong item. But you may find that you have difficulty opening files or folders when the double-click is … Read more

Where Did the Left Column Go in My Windows 7 Folders?

When you’ve been using the same computer for a while, you become accustomed to certain things being in certain locations. This reliability makes it much easier to navigate your computer’s operating system. Windows 7 has a user interface that’s very customizeable, and many of the various menus and settings that you use can be adjusted … Read more

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How to Change Date Format Display in Windows 7

The date is typically displayed under the time at the bottom-right corner of the screen in Windows 7. It is also displayed in some other locations, too, but you might find that you don’t like the format that Windows 7 is currently using. Fortunately this is a setting that you can adjust, and there are … Read more

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How to Turn Off Messages About Windows Backup in Windows 7

Your Windows 7 computer has something called the Action Center that alerts you to certain things about your computer’s status. One of the items that it chooses to inform you about is the current state of your backups. If you aren’t backing up your files, however, then these notifications might be annoying you. Fortunately you … Read more

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How to Create a User Account in Windows 7

If someone else uses your computer, you may not want them to be able to access all of your personal files and information. This doesn’t mean that you need to get a second computer. Rather, you can simply set them up with a new user account. By creating separate accounts with password encryption, you are … Read more