How To Backup Only Specific Folders In Windows 7

Backup being run in Windows 7
surgeprice.display("ihaveapc.com_336x280_abovepost"); The built-in backup utility in Windows 7 can be customized so that only specific folders can be backed up without backing up the system files or entire system image. Here is how to set Windows 7 backups so that only selected folders are backed up : 1. Go to Control Panel > Backup and Restore.2. Select “Set up backup” if...

How To Change Power Button Options In Windows 7 Start Menu

Default action for Windows power button
Windows 7 by default comes with shut down as the power button option in Start Menu.Here is how to change it to either restart, log off, sleep, lock or switch user directly from the start menu : 1. Right click on taskbar and select “Properties”.2. Under the “Start Menu” section, change the power button action as needed from the drop down. Click Ok when done.3. The new action...

How To Quickly Save Bing Desktop Wallpapers In Windows 7

How To Quickly Save Bing Desktop Wallpapers In Windows 7
If you have Bing Desktop installed in Windows 7, then you know that Bing changes your desktop wallpaper everyday with stunning images. Here’s how to quickly save Bing Desktop wallpapers in Windows 7: 1. Right click on your desktop and select ‘Personalize’.2. Click ‘Desktop Background’.3. Right click the Bing wallpaper and click ‘Open’.4. Once the Bing...

How To Get Recycle Bin In System Tray In Windows 7

How To Get Recycle Bin In System Tray In Windows 7
It’s annoying to have to go through multiple clicks for opening / emptying the recycle bin in Windows 7 when you have multiple windows open. Here’s how to get the recycle bin in system tray in Windows 7 using MiniBin and avoid this inconvenience: 1. Go to e-sushi.net/minibin/ and click on ‘MiniBin-3.8.3.0-Setup.zip’ to download and save the file.2. Extract and run the ‘MiniBin-3.8.3.0-Setup.exe’...

How To Enable Favorites Menu In Windows 7/Vista

Favorites menu enabled in Windows 7 start menu
Windows 7 / Vista start menu comes with a feature of enabling favorites menu. What this does is display the bookmarked websites from Internet Explorer directly in Windows start menu. To turn this feature on : 1. Right click on Windows taskbar and select “Properties”.2. Select Start Menu tab and click on “Customize”. Scroll down in the window that is displayed and select “Enable...

How To Create A Windows 7 System Image

Selecting option of creating a Windows 7 system image
Windows 7 comes with a useful backup tool through which it is possible to create an entire system image. This can be used to quickly restore Windows instead of installing it fresh and then customizing it. To create a system image of Windows 7 : 1. Open Control Panel and select “Backup and Restore”.2. Click on “Create a system image”.3. This will show the possible places...