Change default installation path in Windows 7

By default Windows installs all programs into the C:\Program Files and C:\Program Files (x86) directories. If the hard drive you have the operating system installed on is running out of space though, or you just want to have the OS on a separate SSD, you might want to consider changing these default installation paths. Be ... Read more

Select default programs to open files with in window mode in Windows 8

Windows 8 has set some file types to open in full screen Metro applications which can be really annoying, especially if you just wanted to have a quick look at a photo or something. To stop this, you can determine certain applications to open all types of files they are able to open (e.g. Windows ... Read more

Skip the Web Search Prompt for Unknown File Extensions (Windows)

If you open a file with an extension that is unknown to Windows, it will react with the following prompt: I cannot remember to have used the web search a single time, that is why I disabled it long ago. One can accomplish that with a simple registry entry. Open your Windows Registry by entering ... Read more