Install and Enable 3rd Party Themes or Custom Themes in Windows 7/Vista/XP

How To Use or apply a custom themes in Windows PC, without patching any system files? UXStyle is a small utility that installs a background service that will enable to use a custom themes. UxStyle is a light-weight system service named Unsigned Themes, complimentary to the Themes service, and a kernel driver, sizing in at ~500k and ~17kb respectfully (beta builds). The service handles the enabling/disabling of custom theme support and the kernel driver handles patching. For 64-bit platforms, the kernel driver is signed with a digital certific...read more

Customize Your Windows 7 and Windows 8 Taskbar Thumbnails Preview

Part of Windows 7 new features is the Thumbnail Preview on your taskbar also known as Windows 7 Superbar. This feature is very useful when viewing window previews just by hovering your mouse into the taskbar icons. Now, those thumbnails can be customize with the help of winaero’s Taskbar Thumbnails Tuner Taskbar Thumbnails Tuner (Customizer) also available for Windows 8 and you can run it directly without any installation. This portable free app allows you to: Adjust thumbnails size Adjust the number of thumbnails for grouped application win...read more

Smooth Font Rendering Like Linux or MAC OS Text Effect in Windows 7

We all know that we can customize the font smoothness in Windows with ClearType Text built into Windows 7, but with gdipp can make your windows font more clearer and smoother… Here’s Screenshot of Default Windows 7 Font rendering configured with ClearType text and here’s a preview of Windows Font rendering with gdipp So, what is gdipp? The gdipp (codename) project is a replacement of the Windows text render, which brings to you the effect of text like Mac OS and Linux distributions. It is easy to use with ignorable overhead, and it is fully ...read more

Tweak Mouse & Touch Gestures When Closing Metro Apps in Windows 8

In Windows 8 when closing a metro apps you will drag from top of the screen to the bottom edge of your screen. Close Threshold app can change that behavior. Close Threshold for Metro Apps is a must-have tool for all Windows 8 users. It allows you to improve ways of Metro apps closing. You will able to do much smaller mouse movements/touch “swipes” to close any app. From the Close Threshold app you can change the mouse or touch gestures when closing a metro apps. We recommend changing mouse threshold from 600-700 range, in that way you can dra...read more

How To Access Advanced System Settings Quickly in Windows 7

Access Advanced System Settings quickly from Start Menu or create a shortcut for easy access in your Windows 7 PC. Most of the times we configure our Windows 7 performance settings from Advanced System Settings dialogue window through right-clicking Computer icon from your desktop or from the Start Menu and choose Properties, and on the Computer properties window, on the left pane of the window we are going to click Advanced System Settings after clicking that link, Advance System Settings window will pop-up, from their you can go through Adv...read more

How To Remove or Clear Windows Update History Log in Windows 7

Overtime your Windows Update History Log will display long lists of your installed windows update, here is a simple tip to clear windows update history log… The reason for clearing or removing windows update history log is just to make it clean and make your windows update history refreshed, no performance boost or enhancements whatsoever, though its nice to clean things up a bit. Note: Doing this method will not remove your installed updates, it only removes your history log, and you can save that log information to a different location in ca...read more

Remove Minimize to Tray Icon in IDM

Are you annoyed on Internet Download Manager download progress minimize to tray icon? Here’s a way to remove it, and make your IDM download progress window cleaner user interface. I have been using IDM (Internet Download Manager) for quite sometime now, and I love IDM, from how it handles my downloading behaviour, besides from that, it downloads faster than other download manager. If you want to try it, you can go and download IDM from the official homepage, and try the trial period of 30 days. (Note: This is for educational and customization p...read more

Offline Update for Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE Offline Update)

How can we update MSE to a PC without internet connection? In this article we will show you how to manually update your Microsoft Security Essentials with no internet connection, also known as Offline Updates… If you are an Microsoft Security Essentials user and your PC are always connected to the internet, then most likely MSE automatically updates without any intervention, if your Windows Update settings are set to automatically download and install updates. but what if your Windows PC aren’t always connected to internet or you don’t have a...read more

How To Capture Screenshots Instantly in Windows 8

Create a screenshots in your Windows 8 PC is a breeze with just 2-keystrokes and automatically saves them in your Windows 8 Pictures Library > My Pictures… We create screenshots of our desktop and share them to our friends, or if you need some help online and want to show them the preview that may help you a lot faster from your screenshots, then this tip may come handy to you. Before we shared you How To Capture Screenshots on Active Window in Windows PC without using any third party applications instead we only use Paint, now in Windows 8 ta...read more

Set High Quality Image as Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 7 with IrfanView

You have lots of HD or HQ Wallpapers but when you set it as wallpaper, the quality of your images on desktop are degraded or it gets pixelated. When you set your images as wallpaper in Windows 7, the image you have set are converted into .JPG, that’s how Windows 7 do and here’s the proof by looking at the registry; and we all know .jpg images have lower quality than .PNG or .BMP images. (pixel size may varies) So, how can we set High Definition or High Quality images as wallpaper without loosing quality of the image? We are going to use a 3rd...read more

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