Windows 7: Run as administrator

Like in Windows Vista, users don’t usually run programs as administrators, even if they have administrative rights on their computer. While there has been a lot of talk about whether or not User Account Control (UAC) is a good idea (which I think it is, although the implementation in Windows Vista was less than intuitive),… Continue reading Windows 7: Run as administrator

Windows 7: Shrink the taskbar

The Windows 7 taskbar looks good, but some users complain that it takes up too much desktop real estate. Luckily, there is a simple solution for this problem:   Simply right-click the taskbar, and select Properties. In properties, check the box for “Use small icons”, like so:

Windows 7 month

For the month of March, all of my posts will be centred around Windows 7. I’ll post tips, tricks and useful shortcuts to help you, and me, use Microsoft’s newest operating system efficiently.   Enjoy!