If you are using test machines you may want to send error reports to Microsoft to come up with solutions for your problems, but on some machines you may want to disable those reports. Read on
One of the most annoying prompts is the message “Do you want to scan fix the removable drive” – however it is quite is easy to disable AutoPlay hardware events like this one in Windows 7 using the service configuration
Do you want to disable Vsync, because it’s causing trouble? If so, here’s a short guide how you would disable it in Windows 7. On a sidenote, it’s also called vertical refresh. More after the break.
Do you know that annoying message: Do you want to run this file? You can disable it unchecking the option “Always ask before opening this file”, but that will only save this setting for that file extension and Windows 7 will keep bugging you if you open other file extensions, but you can disable it completely.
There are some unnecessary Windows 7 services that you might want to disable to speed up Windows 7. This is going to be a list of Windows 7 services that are safe to disable!
If you want to know how to disable Windows 7 services, read this tutorial. Disabling services can be useful to get rid of resource-hungry background services that are not needed.
If you want to move your offline files folder in Windows 7, you first have to disable offline files in Windows 7. Disabling offline files is actually pretty easy, the difficult part is moving the offline files folder (tutorial will follow).
IPv6 is enabled by default in Windows 7/Vista, so it might be a good idea to disable it if you don’t want to use it yet. Wait, is it really a good idea to disable something that was enabled by default? Is there a reason why Microsoft did not disable IPv6 in Windows 7? Of course there is! Let’s find out what the pro’s and con’s of IPv6 are and make an educated decision weather it is a good idea to disable it or not. Inside: Registry file that will disable IPv6!
Ok, back in Windows XP it was possible to disable hardware acceleration for your desktop. Can I still disable hardware acceleration in Windows 7?
Of course, you should be careful if you disable services in Windows 7, but overall it’s a pretty good way to speed up your system if you disable unnecessary services. This tutorial will teach you how to disable services in Windows 7 completely.
There aren’t many reasons why you would disable Superfetch in Windows 7. Superfetch is a smart technology and it greatly speeds up your system. Anyway, if you want to disable it, despite the performance loss, here’s a brief tutorial “How to disable Superfetch in Windows 7“.
On another site the question came up how to disable the Windows 7 sidebar. This is a brief tutorial, that will explain you how to do that in just a few simple steps.
If you are annoyed of some error messages or if you want to fix a problem related to error reporting, you will need to know how to disable error reporting in Windows 7. This is a short guide that will tell you how to do it.
What is the “Data Execution Prevention”, short DEP? The DEP Data Execution Prevention is a security feature that has been available since Windows XP SP2. You will also find this feature in Windows Vista and Windows 7. It’s trying to prevent that certain applications and services can execute code from a non-executable memory region. It’s a useful feature that can help to prevent a buffer overflow and it even helps to fix problems for some games like “Age of Mythology, but it can also cause a lot of problems.