Windows 7 how much RAM

If you are looking into installing Windows 7, you need a computer with 1 GB (gigabyte) of RAM for the 32-bit edition and 2 GB (gigabytes) of RAM for the 64-bit edition.

Windows 7 Missing search box

If you are running Windows 7 and you have a missing search box, open the control panel and click Programs; after that click on Turn Windows features on or off under Programs and Features and make sure that Windows search is checked.

Windows 7 turn off Windows Update

Windows Update keeps your system up to date and turning the Windows Updates off can leave your machine at risk. However, if you really want to do that simply type Windows Update in the search box and then click on the Windows Update link.

When the Windows Update Control Panel window opens, click Change Settings and after that under Important Updates click on the drop-down menu and choose Never check for updates.

As already mentioned this might leave your computer at risk, so turn off the Automatic Updates only if necessary.

How to install fonts in Windows 7

If you have downloaded the font in a zip file, unzip it first, then double click on the .ttf file and click the Install button.

Alternately you can type “fonts” in the Search box and open the Fonts folder, then simply drag and drop the .ttf file from Windows Explorer to the Fonts folder.

Windows 7 how to move the taskbar

By default the taskbar is placed at the bottom of your screen and if you want to move it to the top or any of the sides, the first thing you need to do is to unlock it: right click on an empty space of your taskbar and make sure that Lock the taskbar option is not selected.

Now you can click on the taskbar, hold down the mouse key and drag the taskbar to the position of your choice – top, left, right, or bottom.

Another way to achieve the same is to right click on an empty space on the taskbar and click Properties – when the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties window comes up, click on the drop-down menu right next to Taskbar location on screen and select one of the four positions – Bottom, Right, Left, or Top.

runtime packed yoda

If you get a security warning from AVG with the weird name runtime packed yoda, then you might be wondering if you should remove it or not. This warning simply means that AVG has found one (or more) files that have been packed with Yoda’s Protector, Windows packer and protector, and cannot read them in order to establish if they are a viable threat to your system or not.

Carefully examine the files that triggered the warning just to be double sure, but in most cases you have nothing to worry about!

windows 7 how to take a screenshot

If you want to take a screenshot of your computer desktop in Windows 7, you can use a little tool that Windows 7 comes with called Snipping Tool. Simply type snipping in your search box and the link to the tool will appear on your startup menu.

Launch the tool, click the drop-down menu and select the option that fits your needs and the screenshot will be taken immediately. After that you are presented with a few more option like saving the screenshot to a file, sending it via email, etc.