New to Windows 7? Tips to Make You More Productive

Windows 7 represents a major improvement over past Windows operating systems. However, if you do not know how to use this most recent version of Windows properly, you'll miss out on a number of goodies that'll help you work more efficiently.

By mastering a few simple tricks, you can get the most out of Windows 7.

  • If you want to copy images from your computer to a CD or DVD it's now much easier with Windows 7. Double-click the ISO image that you want to burn and choose the drive that has your blank disc in it. After choosing the “burn” option all you must do is wait!
  • Finding and fixing problems is very simple with Windows 7. If you feel as if your OS is performing oddly select the “troubleshooting” option from the “Control Panel”. This gives you access to several wizards that will help you remove clutter and tidy up your system.
  • Installing too much cumbersome software will slow your system down. You can prevent this by utilizing the AppLocker feature. This enables you to pre-approve specified programs for installation. Which prevents any non-preapproved software from being downloaded.
  • One fantastic aspect for individuals that work remotely is its power efficiency service. It’s easy to get details about the amount of power your laptop is using, which can be important when you are working on a project and are away from a power source.