Disabling Aero in Windows 7

Windows 7 comes with a lot of bells and whistles. Windows Aero is one of those eye candies that make Windows look cooler. But Aero can make Windows slow and sluggish, if you do not have a very fast system. It can also put extra load on your GPU (graphic processing unit) card. If you are done enjoying Aero, you can disable it now for making Windows 7 even faster.

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Delete a user account in Windows 7

If you do not need a user account anymore, then you can either disable it or you can delete it. If you might want to delete that account from your computer, you will have the option to delete all the files associated with that account. You may also delete the account but keep the related files. This article tells you how to delete a user account in Windows 7. Only an administrator can delete or disable user accounts.

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Using Mailinator for fake email address

Every next web site now wants you to register using your email address before you can post your comments. Some web sites want you to put in your email address before you can download. Although, most of these sites do not sell your email addresses to spammers but a tiny fraction of them do. Now, you can use Mailinator.com to have a temporary disposable and fake email address.

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Modify Access Permissions Using SubInAcl

Windows Vista and 7 both have a command line tool takeown to change the file or folder ownership. Using this command line tool, an administrator can change the ownership of a file or folder to a user or a group of users. But there is no such command line tool in Windows XP. Microsoft has made available a downloadable tool called SubInAcl which does all this and much more.

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Access bookmarks from anywhere

You have bookmarked dozens of web sites but you can access these bookmarks only from your own PC. What if you are at a friend’s house or away from your home enjoying vacations? How would you access your favorite sites that you bookmarked? One solution is to make a free homepage and put the links of your bookmarked web sites on it. But it needs a little knowledge of HTML. If you do not want to go into coding and making a web page, then you can use any of the following bookmarking services.

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