64-bit support


Action Center


Audio and video

Backup and Restore




Device management

DirectX 11

Games Explorer

Getting Started


Internet Explorer

Jump Lists

Language packs


Location-aware printing

Movie Maker

Multiplayer games



Parental Controls


Performance improvements

Photo Gallery

Play To

Power management


Remote Desktop Connection

Remote Media Streaming



Snipping Tool

Startup Repair

Sticky Notes

System Restore

Tablet PC

User Account Control

Windows Connect Now

Windows Defender

Windows Easy Transfer

Windows Experience Index

Windows Fax and Scan

Windows Firewall

Windows Media Center

Windows Media Player 12

Windows Mobility Center

Windows Search

Windows Taskbar

Windows Touch

Windows Troubleshooting

Windows Update

Windows XP Mode



IT-Pro References







"No speakers or headphones are plugged in" error on Windows 7
1394 Bus Driver in Windows 7
Access Remote Desktop Via Commandline
Accessing the Control Panel via the Commandline
Activating Windows 7 RTM Online
Add Programs to Run at Windows Startup
Adding custom diagnostic scripts to Windows Troubleshooter
Advanced Security Auditing in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Application Crash Dump Analysis (Windows 7)
Blue screen error while connecting to network
Cannot Find Zip Files in a Multiple Upload Process in a Document Library in a SharePoint 2007 Site in Windows 7
Changing Computer Name in Windows 7
Compact Test Kit (CTK) Portal (Windows Embedded Compact 7)
Complete Steps for Creating Windows 7 Images
Create a New User Account in Windows 7
Create a Windows 7 Password Reset Disk and Use It to Reset a Lost Password
Create and Save a Custom Console by Using Microsoft Management Console (MMC) Using the .msc File Extension
Create Custom Libraries in Windows 7 and Deploy Them Through Group Policy
Credential Roaming
Default Root Folders in Windows 7
Desktop Watermarks: The Difference Between ???For Testing Purposes Only??? and ???Test Mode???
Disable and Enable Windows 7 Startup Programs
Disk Space Optimization for Solid State or low capacity drives
Download and Install Internet Explorer 9
Downloading and Installing Microsoft Security Essentials
Downloading and Installing Windows 7 Service Pack One
Drive not ready exception processing message c00000a3 error
Dual-Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 (Single Hard Drive)
Enable / Disable the Local (Hidden, Built-In) Administrator Account in Windows 7
Enabling Automatic Logon in Windows 7
Enabling Remote Desktop Connection in Windows 7
Enabling Telnet Client in Windows 7
Explicit Congestion Notification Feature
Free Alternatives to HyperTerminal
Hands On: Migrate Firefox from XP to Windows 7
Helpful Commands When You Have Lost a Windows 7 Password
Hyper-V: Configure virtual machines running Windows 7 with no more than 4 virtual processors
Hyper-V: Configure at Least the Required Amount of Memory for a Virtual Machine Running Windows 7 and Enabled for Dynamic Memory
Hyper-V: How to Manage Hyper-V from a Windows 7 System
Identify the details of Microsoft Fix or update patch
Install the Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT)
Installing MED-V on a Single Windows 7 Machine for Testing and Demonstration
Installing Windows Live Messenger on Windows 7
IPv6 Test Lab for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
KMS Activation and DNS
List of Published KB Articles and Hotfixes Related to Windows Deployment Services (WDS) in Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 and Windows Vista/7
List of Resources on Windows 7 Optimization for VDI
List of WMI-Related Hotfixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
Local Group Policy Editor
Lost Acer Windows 7 Logon Password?
Managed Service Accounts (MSAs) Versus Virtual Accounts in Windows Server 2008 R2
MCITP: Enterprise Desktop Administrator on Windows 7
Methods to Access Backup and Restore Console in Windows 7
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) - Windows 7 SP1 Security Compliance Baseline Release Notes
Microsoft Touch Pack
Microsoft User Groups Portal
Microsoft Windows AIK
New Feature - Problem Steps Recorder Utility in Windows 7
New Feature - Shuffling Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 7
New Networking-Related KB Articles for the Week of February 21 2010 ??? February 27 2010
New Networking-Related KB Articles for the Week of February 28 ??? March 6, 2010
Notable changes in Windows 7 SP1 and Server 2008 R2 SP1 on both Client and Server Platform
OpsMgr 2007 SP1 and R2 officially support Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Overview of Group Policy Client Service
Placing Back Windows Live Messenger Icon To The Notification Area In Windows 7
Remote Assistance
Resizing and Creating Partitions in Windows 7
Root Causes for Slow Boots and Logons (sbsl)
Run Control Screen Colors
Script to Determine Status of Optional Features Using Win32_OptionalFeature WMI Class
Searches for Devices Comes up Empty When Syncing with WMP12
Service Accounts Advantages in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Share Files or Hardware Devices
Sky Drive ??? All you need to know!!!
SQLIO Disk Subsystem Benchmark Tool: Troubleshooting Hangs and Errors
Test Lab Guide: Converting a Single-Tier PKI CA Hierarchy to a Two-Tier PKI Hierarchy
The Case that an Administrator Cannot Log On to the Domain from a Client Computer
The Difference Between Installing Visual Studio 2012 Silently on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
Time synchronization failed between the windows server 2008 and clients
Turn off ???Offline Files??? on Windows 7 using Group Policy
Tutorials to Reset Forgotten / Lost Windows 7 Password
Unable to complete Windows 7 installation : Stopped at system32\drivers\disk.sys
Unable to Disable or uninstall Local Area Connection
Upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 8
Using The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool
Using the Windows Software Licensing Tool
USMT 4.0 Printer Migration Explanation
Why Microsoft DirectAccess Represents a Real Paradigm Shift
Windows - Empower Your Desktop
Windows 7 - AppLocker - Somente Auditoria - Visualizando Log de Eventos
Windows 7 Aero Peek Feature
Windows 7 Default Services
Windows 7 Default System Processes
Windows 7 Direct Access Client Troubleshooting ??? Part 1 ??? Client Transition Technologies
Windows 7 DirectAccess Client Troubleshooting ??? Part 1 ??? Client Transition Technologies
Windows 7 Enable WMI Trace Logging via Registry File
Windows 7 Event Logs
Windows 7 Hardware that Runs Windows 8
Windows 7 Hints & Tips: Quick Access to Command Window (CMD) from Desktop.
Windows 7 SP1 Installation Problems and Resolutions
Windows 7 UAG Direct Access Clients Cannot RDP Server 2012 Domain Controllers
Windows 7 VDI image hot fixes
Windows 7 WMI Classes with Methods
Windows 7: Criando USB inicializável de instalação
Windows 7: How to Show a Custom Text Message Before Logon through Group Policy Preferences
Windows 7: Troubleshooting Disk IO
Windows 7: Windows could not set the offline locale information error during install
Windows Kernel
Windows Live Mail Showing Blank Black Screen Only
Windows Media Center is Slow When Switched To Full Screen Mode
Windows Server Administration One Liners
Windows User Groups
Windows XP Folders and Locations vs. Windows 7 and Vista
Windows XP Mode ??? Overview, Prerequisites and Installation
Windows XP Mode in Windows 7: How it Relates to Future Versions of MED-V
Windows XP to Windows 7 Migration Self-Study Guide
Windows: How to Enable EFS Options on the Shortcut Menu
Windows: How to Run with Alternate Credentials and Open Elevated Command Prompts
Windows: How to View File Name Extensions
Windows: Remote Desktop Commandline
Winsxs folder consumes more space on windows 7
Working Windows Always on Top
You Can Not Change Default Background Image Of Windows Media Player 12 Library In Windows 8.1 Preview by Registry Editor
You Must be an Administrator or Provide Administrative-Level Credentials to Perform Backups in Windows 7