Windows 7: Five Tips Every User Should Know

By Fred Carter - 2016-07-26

Windows 7 has been out since 2009, so users have had plenty of time to discover tips and tricks that can make things easier. Some are obvious while some are not, so have a read through this post and see if there are any you didn’t already know. 

Tip #1:

Get back some common Windows apps by downloading Windows Live Essentials. If you used Windows XP and just upgraded to Windows 7, you’ll notice a few things missing, like Windows Movie Maker and Outlook Express. If you’ve switched over from Vista, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker, and Windows Mail are missing.

These are now part of a downloadable package of apps Microsoft has called “Windows Live Essentials” rather than part of the operating ...

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