Category: Windows 7

Why You Need to Prepare for Windows 7 End of Life

  On January 14th 2020 Microsoft will end support for the Windows 7 Operating System. This is known in tech terms as end-of-life for the software. What does this mean and how should businesses prepare for Windows 7 End of Life?  What Does The End of Support Mean?     End of support doesn’t mean that Windows 7 will just stop working in January 2020 . However end of support means…

Windows Error 0x80070718:

Not enough quota is available to process this command This unhelpful message appeared on my computer today when moving some files. I run Active Directory and Roaming Profiles so my first thought was if I’d set a user disk quota, however, this wasn’t the case. A quick search pointed me in the direction of: Control Panel, Sync Center, Offline Files, Manage Offline Files (left-hand side), Disk Usage tab, Change Limits…

EU fines Microsoft $731 million

EU fines Microsoft $731 million over Windows 7 browser foul Microsoft is to learn the hard way that “a deal is a deal,” at least in the eyes of the European Union, by being forced to swallow a massive fine for breaching earlier promises made with the 27-nation bloc. The software giant has been fined 561 million euros ($731 million) by European authorities for falling foul of previous antitrust settlement…

Dome9 automated firewall management service

Dome9 automated firewall management service Sep 12, 2011 12:47 pm | Network World by Tim Greene Startup Dome9 Security is introducing automated management of firewall settings on servers in physical and virtual environments with the aim of keeping servers locked down with less manual configuration. The company says the problem is that cloud-based servers are so diversely deployed and flexible that managing their security is complex and time-consuming. As a…

Intel, ARM set for next stage of laptop battle

Sep 12, 2011 01:16 pm | IDG News Service by Agam Shah Intel presents plans at IDF, while ARM chips are featured by vendors at Microsoft BUILD Intel and challenger ARM are set for a PC showdown this week as competition heats up to redefine the laptop and reverse the sagging fortunes of the PC market. Intel this week at its Intel Developer Forum developer show will provide further details…

Hide Files, Folders & Drives Windows 7

How to Hide Files, Folders, and Drives in Windows 7   To NOT Show Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives Select the dot next to Don’t Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click the Apply button. To Show Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives in Windows 7 Go to Control panel Open `Folders Options` File Icon Select the `View` Tab (However this will also allow hidden drives to be shown to stop…

Show Hidden Files, Folders Drives Windows 7

To Show Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives in Windows 7 Go to Control panel Open `Folders Options` File Icon Select the `View` Tab (However this will also allow hidden drives to be shown to stop this check ` hide empty drives in the Computer folder ) Select the dot next to Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click the Apply button. To NOT Show Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives Select…

Disable Aero Snap in Windows 7

Disable Aero Snap in Windows 7 Windows 7’s new ability to move and resize windows, in one movement can be great, however if you do not like this feature, use the below steps to disable it To  Disable Aero: Launch Control Panel, Click Ease of Access, Select either “Change how your mouse works” or “Change how your keyboard works”. Browse down to the “Make it easier to manage windows” section,…

Windows 7, Aero isn’t running

Aero isn’t running If Windows 7 isn’t looking its best eg transparency has been turned off,  then the Aero theme may not have been fully enabled on your system. – Click Start, – Type Aero, – Choose the “Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects” link, – Click Next to launch the Aero troubleshooting wizard. It will  try to identify and resolve and problems. If it does…