South Florida Smartphone users may be in for a big surprise hidden in their units. Surely, every one thinks he knows everything about Windows 7 right? But the latest Microsoft operating system has many more tools than most people realize. Many of them have not been advertised, which means they are well hidden. But you should not continue ignoring them. Let’s examine a few:
Security is an important feature today, and Windows 7 comes with an arsenal of tools to make your PC more secure. First, it brings a built-in biometric authentication based on fingerprints. If you have your computer keyboard or your laptop fingerprint reader, Windows 7 will support it. If you want to add that capability on your computer, buy a USB fingerprint reader at an electronic retail shop. The pricing varies from US$ 15 to US$ 35.
Once the reader is installed, you can you use the box Biometric Devices Windows 7 in the Control Panel for configuring the fixture and allow accessing your PC. The Credential Manager is another tool for safety. It can be used for storing passwords for other computers you have accessed by a network and on Web sites. You can even make a copy of this “credential store” and load it on another PC. Open the Start menu, type Administrator Credential and view its content.
TheWordPad-free word processor that has accompanied several Windows versions is nothing new. But it is worthwhile rediscovering WordPad in Windows 7, because it has been improved. This tool has become easier to use. First, thanks to the interface; it has been revamped, putting the tape in the toolbar at the screen top. This tape has been rejected by many users who refuse learning new commands they already know; that makes sense in WordPad, partly because it highlights their strength.
Many people using a word processor seldom need more than the basics: tab, insert pictures, source manipulation, name lists and a good search and replace. WordPad have these, but is more accessible because of the tape and can be used by opening docx files produced in Office 2007 and later versions. It may even be the only word processor you ever need.
Quick Notes. Who does not need being reminded of a doctor’s appointment, buying flowers for a special occasion or picking up some dry cleaning? If you have many others and by chance lose the sheet where these chores are recorded, you need help. For those who frequently use the computer, here is a tool: The supplement “Sticky Notes” included in Windows 7. This feature put a yellow sticker on your PC screen. You can write on it whatever you want, change the color or place. Restart the computer and the leaf is still there, prompting you at remembering. For use: Open Start menu, type “note” and use it.
ISO Recorder. ISO Image Recording-replica is an entire CD or DVD into one file, used exclusively by special tools such as UltraISO or PowerISO. Because these tools are so useful, they can save money when burning a disc from an ISO file. This task is precisely what Burn Disk Image tool built into Windows 7 achieves. For use, double click an ISO image downloaded or purchased, after which the panel will Burn Disk Image dialog. Insert a blank disc, select what you want and proceed. Now, creating an ISO image from a CD or DVD, a special tool is needed.
System Repair. Many tools are available on the market for preventing a computer from a catastrophic collapse. But what happens if a driver is installed or if a virus sneaks in and prevents opening Windows? Here, help becomes handy with Windows 7 tool repair system. With this little program and Windows installation disc, you create a CD or DVD for fixing your computer in case of a catastrophic failure. Create your system repair disk now that your PC is running properly and still enjoys good working order
Some large computer makers, like HP, provide customers with their repair System tools. All others should too. Open the Start menu, type “system repair”; click above on “Create system repair disk” and start. You are ready. Just discover these features in your windows 7 mobile. Good luck!