Archive for 2009

Installing NTBackup on Windows 7 / 2008 R2

26 December 2009 by Snakefoot | 10 Comments » | Trackback Off
Windows 7 / 2008 R2 does not include the NtBackup utility by default.

Configure the login and Welcome Screen in Win7

29 November 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Microsoft Windows 7 no longer have the classic logon screen, which has been replaced by the Welcome Screen.

Troubleshoot problems with entering sleep mode

29 October 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Diagnose what is preventing your computer from entering sleep mode, or wakes it prematurely.

Perform clean install using Windows 7 upgrade

24 October 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Install Windows 7 using only the upgrade DVD without needing to install it twice.

Disable the blur-effect of the glass window border

21 October 2009 by Snakefoot | 1 Comment » | Trackback Off
How to disable blurring of windows in the background, and get full clear glass transparency.

Mapping network printer to LTP1

15 October 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
How to solve access denied error when trying to map network printer to LPT1

Windows 7 Service Guide is up

26 September 2009 by Snakefoot | 6 Comments » | Trackback Off
Have now put up a Windows 7 Service Guide, with a lot of help from the BlackViper.com website. It is pretty much the existing Vista Service Guide with some extra services (19 services in total). Also added two small Win7 tips: Configure the taskbar in Windows 7. Credits WinGeek.com Make sidebar and gadgets work with UAC disabled. Credits [...]

Software Protection

26 September 2009 by Snakefoot | 2 Comments » | Trackback Off
Description and recommended settings for the Software Protection service.

WWAN AutoConfig

22 September 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description and recommended settings for the WWAN AutoConfig Service.

Windows Biometric Service

22 September 2009 by Snakefoot | No Comments » | Trackback Off
Description and recommended settings for the Windows Biometric Service.