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Some Cool features I liked about windows 7

Windows 7 is the most recent version of Microsoft Windows. I attended the Windows 7 Launch Party on 7th November and enjoyed the event (well had some fun). Anyway I was using windows 7 Rc1 and I loved it.  So here are some cool features I liked about windows 7.

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Amazing Windows 7 Taskbar: May be you are thinking what’s new about taskbar?  Windows 7 brought some awesome features and new look for windows taskbar. For that it’s called as Superbar.Here are some changes:

a)  Now you can pin or unpin icons to the taskbar. Go to taskbar / start menu, and then right click on any item to pin or unpin icons to the taskbar.

b) Another new feature is Jump Lists. You can get quick access to some application options and histories by using jump Lists. Just right click any icon on the taskbar to see the Jump List. Here is a working example for media player.

Jump List Windows 7

c) Windows 7 superbar introduced new Application Previews and lots more.

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How to Enable or disable hibernation On windows 7

Last time i wrote about how to enable or disable hibernation On windows Vista. One of my client wanted to know about how to do this on Windows 7. Its same as windows vista.  Anyway.. To enable or disable Hibernate in Windows Vista you can use command prompt. you can go to Start, then type in CMD and right-click and Run as Administrator.

To enable hibernation On windows 7 type in

powercfg.exe /hibernate on

To disable hibernation On windows 7 type in

powercfg.exe /hibernate off

And hit Enter

Change hibernate settings from Control Panel > Change when the computer sleeps then you will see Advanced settings Tab.
Windows 7 hibernate

Expand Sleep > Hibernate After. Then Adjust that to 0 to more minutes. 0 will disable Windows Hibernate.

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