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  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesdays – 60 tips in 60 minutes part 3

    another wednesday and this week i’m in seattle but it’s time for my third set of tips from an upcoming 60 tips in 60 minutes presentation in april. 21. multi monitor support (and windows key + p) no matter which way you set them up, windows 7 has great support for running a desktop or laptop from multiple...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesdays 60 tips in 60 minutes (the presentation)

    yesterday was the ahma hardlines technology forum in schaumburg, il . i had 60 minutes to go through 60 tips on windows 7.  with other tips shared besides the “main” tip, i easily was above 60, but i have included the original list of 60 tips (many with screen shots) here in a chicago windows user...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesdays – 60 tips in 60 minutes part 5

    t-2 weeks until my presentation at the ahma hardlines technology forum in schaumburg, il on 60 tips in 60 minutes.  i’ve got 2 more posts to get to 60, so here’s numbers 41-50. 41. anytime upgrade in windows 7 starter edition (shipping on netbooks), home premium or professional, you can use a feature...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesday tips – 60 tips in 60 minutes (pt 2)

    it’s wednesday and here’s my second set of tips from an upcoming 60 tips in 60 minutes presentation in april. 11. xp mode (allows you to run internet explorer 6 on windows 7) one of my favorite geek features is virtualized operating systems (past, present or future) – here’s a way just to run the application...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesday tips – 60 tips in 60 minutes

    i’m working on a demo in april of 60 tips in 60 minutes . i’ve already come up with the 60 tips and decided posting the tips here would be great practice. hopefully you have already seen the 7 second demo commercials (if not – they are available here ), so if someone can show a tip in 7 seconds, i’ve...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesdays – 60 tips in 60 minutes part 4

    31. task manager improvements the new task manager in windows 7 is great.  from the description of processes (what’s fpmagent.exe you might ask in the past?  no more with the description column!) to the go to service(s) feature when you highlight a process (in this example svchost.exe running...
  • Blog Post: windows 7 wednesdays – 60 tips in 60 minutes part 6

    t-1 week until my presentation at the ahma hardlines technology forum in schaumburg, il on 60 tips in 60 minutes.  this is my last post to get to all 60 and i’m cheating a little bit by providing a tip that will push me well over providing only 60!  here’s 51-60: 51. direct access i’ve already...