Disable Smart Window Arrangement in Windows 7

Windows 7 uses its own intelligence to arrange your windows. For an example, when you drag a window to the top of the screen it automatically maximizes. But if your wanna master Windows 7 at your behest, you need to disable this arrangement. Let's see how to go about it 1. In the Start Search type regedit to edit the registry 2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop 3. Set WindowArrangementActive value to 0, and reboot Now your windows will behave as in the earlier versions.

Get a Power Efficiency Report in Windows 7

This one's especially for the laptop users gasping for their battery life. Well, WIndows 7 is equipped to provide you comprehensive information about the power consumption. You can use this feature to increase your laptop's battery life as well as performance. Here's how to get to it 1. Type cmd in the Start search to open the command prompt 2. When it opens right-click it and choose Run as administrator 3. Type in powercfg -energy in the command line and hit Enter Windows 7 will scan your system suggesting ways to improve power efficiency. To find the results you must follow the path. Typically its in the System32 folder.

Use VLC media player as Video Cutter

The latest version of VLC media player lets you cut videos and use it as a video cutter. There has been a lot of several cool features added to the latest version of VLC. If you haven’t downloaded the latest version yet, then download it from here.

How to Cut Videos Using VLC

Install the latest VLC player.

Open player and under option “View” select “advanced controls”.

Now you can see some extra icons available in your control panel. First button from left is the “RECORD” button.

Increase Torrent Download Speed By Half Open Patch

Increase your torrent download speed by allowing more more concurrent half-open connections. By default Windows limits the number of half open connections to 10. This limit is entered by company Microsoft trying to make slower virus spreading from infect computer and cut down opportunities of participation of a computer in DOS attacks.

This limit imposed by windows on the half open connections could be removed by patching the TCPIP.sys file. Patching the TCPIP could sometimes cause problems with certain routers like frequent auto restarting. So use this patch only as a final resort.

How to Half Open Patch TCPIP.sys - Windows VISTA / Windows XP / Windows 7

This half open patch will allow you to start more concurrent half open connections and hence increase torrent download speed.This Patch works for both 32 and 64 bit versions of windows.

Copy Files From Damaged/Corrupted Hard Disks, CD’s and DVD’s

Most of us use CD’s, DVD’s or hard disks to backup our important files. But these storage medium have the risk of getting damaged at any time. And when you try to copy data from those damaged CD/DVD’s or corrupted hard disks, you would definitely get a Windows Error or cyclic redundancy check error. Roadkil's Unstoppable Copier is freeware utility which helps you to copy data from a damaged disks. Unstoppable Copier from Roadkil allows you to recover data from disks with physical damage or from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or that just give errors when reading data. This Free software will recover every readable piece of a file and put the parts together. This also helps you to recover important files from damaged CD’s or DVD’s. Using this method most types of files can be made useable even if some parts were not recoverable in the end.