Fix 4 Windows 7 Annoyances
by Richard Pedersen for Daves Computer Tips
How to fix four things about Windows 7 that may be annoying you.–PC Pitstop.
What is annoying to one person may not even be noticed by another. I fall into the first category– many things annoy me.
There are a few things about Windows 7 that get under my skin. Answering the same questions over and over again is one of them. Having the word ‘Shortcut’ on a desktop link irritates me as well. I already know it’s a shortcut.
After using Windows for a while, I don’t really need all those pop-up balloons telling me what things are for. Quit pestering me. It’s reminiscent of that terrible dog or paper clip that used to ‘help’ you all the time. Go play in the traffic! Good boy…
You get the idea. Here are four things that bug me and if they bug you, too, I’ll show you a way to alter that irritating behavior.
Important!! You can really mess things up when tinkering in the registry. Always make Registry backups before you change things. If you make a mistake and your system ends up ‘borked’ somehow, you can always restore to the original. You have been warned.
Opening The Registry Editor
To open the Registry Editor, click on the Start Button, type regedit, and hit the
If you are new to the Windows Registry, our very own Dave Hartsock has written an article right here on DCT that will tell you all about it– The Windows Registry Explained
These excerpts are shared with permission from davescomputertips.com.