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Cygwin: Linux Commands on Windows

Cygwin: Linux Commands on Windows
Working within Microsoft Windows may not be everyone's cup of tea. Long ago, before windows and scrollbars and maximizing and minimizing, a user could only type commands into a shell to get a computer to do anything.

ProcessExplorer: A Better Task Manager

ProcessExplorer: A Better Task Manager
The Windows Task Manager is a useful little utility that gives you a lot of information about your running applications and services. It also allows you to view performance statistics, such as memory and CPU usage.

Bionicspider: Window Organizer

Bionicspider: Window Organizer
The more applications you have running simultaneously, the more you have to juggle them on your desktop; it's cumbersome and time-consuming if you're a user that constantly multi-tasks between windows. It can also become confusing if you have more than five windows open at the same time.

Windows 7 panel in Vista and XP?

Windows 7 panel in Vista and XP?
Do you like the concept of a new panel in Windows 7, which are on the toolbar buttons with icons instead of labels and large icons only running programs? Just a simple feature you will have on Windows Vista or Windows XP.

How to burn ISO image in Windows 7?

How to burn ISO image in Windows 7?
The new version of Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 7, comes with better built-in functionality for burning the CDs and DVDs. One of its new features is direct burning of the ISO files.

VHD, Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 7

VHD, Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 7
The new operating system from Microsoft offers a number of innovations and one of them is the support of virtual disks created with Virtual PC or tools like Hyper-V. With the VHD virtual disk, you may experience connections with Windows Server 2008. In Windows 7, VHD is used to connect as another disk drive and access them the same way if it was a physical disk.

Taskbar Shuffle: change the order of taskbar buttons

Taskbar Shuffle: change the order of taskbar buttons
Do you think about how the changing of the taskbar button’s order could be useful for you? If you are using the Windows XP or Windows Vista you can’t change this order any way. You have one chance - install the special freeware utility Taskbar Shuffle.

Windows 7 style Quick Launch in Windows Vista

Windows 7 style Quick Launch in Windows Vista
In today’s short tutorial I will show you up how to change the Windows Vista taskbar and Quick Launch panel to have the Windows 7 style. It is very simple operation. You don’t have to afraid of registry editing. It is not necessary because all is done by a few clicks.

Free and full Red Alert in Windows Vista (and in VMware)

For the last year I don't have enough time for computer games because I spend most of the time at the computer with writing articles for my websites, working with Drupal or looking for good writers. But a few days before I noticed, that the EA released the realtime strategy Red Alert for free.

Desktops 1.0: virtual desktop manager from Microsoft is here

I think that many Windows users looks at Linux desktops and would like to have a nice, fast multiple desktop switcher and manager too. This is one of many feature missing in Windows and working in Linux desktops for several years.

Dark future of Windows software

Do not worry, I don’t preach any problems with the development of applications for the most known operating system. However, I think that the future of these applications will be dark, black. I talk about the user interface of Windows software, of course. In this view, I have already more than year awareness about look of some software from Microsoft and Adobe or from other bigger and smaller software producers.

Windows 7 will support multi-touch

The forthcoming operating system from Microsoft, Windows Seven, will support multi-touch technology. In other words it will allow you touch the display and control the software using more than only one finger. Good example of this technology is iPhone - popular mobile phone from Apple.
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