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Change the Windows 7 Logon Background

Change the Windows 7 Logon Background

Do you sneer at people who use the default Windows desktop?  If you want to set yourself apart from your grandma that uses Windows XP’s Luna theme, then one of the first you do to your Operating System is make it your own. You’ve probably already skinned your Aero desktop and now need to customize your logon […]

WindowBlinds 7 Review

WindowBlinds 7 Review

One of the neatest features of Windows XP was the ability to customize the interface to any theme you could conceive.  You could even do this without special software if you performed a few simple tasks. When Windows Vista was introduced, it touted a new hardware-accelerated desktop, called Aero (which stands for Authentic, Energetic, Reflective […]

Windows Trivia You Never Knew

Windows Trivia You Never Knew

Windows Vista has had an interesting reception by the technology community, to say the least.  People either like it or they hate it, or they think it is O.K.  The road to Vista was several years in the making, and there are lots of interesting stories and tidbits about the OS that most people don’t […]

Trim Vista’s Bloated Window Borders

Trim Vista’s Bloated Window Borders

There’s no doubt that Windows Vista’s visuals are a huge improvement over XP, but it seems like Microsoft wanted to show it off a little too much… at the cost of some screen real estate. They want to show off the new transparency of the window borders, but how can you truly appreciate them new-fangled […]