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Removing Hidden System Shares

lthough, Windows helps you managing system shares via a great deal of tools and applications, it creates gidden shares for all your disk drives after you install a new fresh copy of Windows that are hidden and not accessible via these tools.

Does cleaning Prefetch offers more performance?

It has been always said that when you clean the folder %windir%\Prefetch you give your system and applications more performance.

Advanced Control of UAC

User Access Control (UAC) is a feature of Windows that can help prevent unauthorized changes to your computer. UAC does this by asking you for permission or an administrator password before performing actions that could potentially affect your computer’s operation or that change settings that affect other users.

Changing the Windows Logon Screensaver

When you start Windows, you may be represented with the welcome screen, which prompts you to enter your username and password. If you leave the machine inactive for a specific time, the Windows logon screen saver starts. That screen saver is the Blank screen saver (Logon.scr) represents a blank black screen.

Windows 7 Developer Guide updated

The Developer guide for Windows 7 has been updated. Download it NOW!

Windows 7 Developer Guide

Build applications on a solid foundation; enable richer application experiences; and integrate the best of Windows and web services. The features and technologies of the Windows 7 operating system enable you to build the next generation of software applications. Download this guide to read descriptions of those features and see vivid screen shots from the pre-Beta version of Windows 7 released at PDC.