Thursday, April 29, 2010

NOKIA N8

Nokia N8 officially launched, 12MP phone priced at approximately Rs. 22,000

How to set the taskbar buttons to show text instead of icons only

Unlike the Windows of old, Windows 7 uses an icon-only Taskbar. If you find this difficult to use, you can return the buttons back to the way they used to be so that the button displays a label for the open file or application.


1. Right-click on an empty portion of the Taskbar and select Properties.

2. Go to the Taskbar buttons section and use the dropdown to change it from Always combine, hide labels to Never combine.

3. Click the OK button.

Your Taskbar will go from this:


to this:

Win 7 Keyboard Shortcuts

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Win 7 Tricks-- Opening multiple instances of a Program

If you’ve already got an application open on your desktop (for example, a command prompt window), and you want to open a second instance of the same application, you don’t have to go back to the start menu. You can simply hold down the Shift key while clicking on the taskbar icon, and it will open a new instance of the application rather than switching to the existing application. For a keyboard-free shortcut, you can middle-click with the third mouse button to do the same thing. (This trick assumes that your application supports multiple running instances, naturally.)