Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8

Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8 amidst Windows 10 privacy storm Worried about Windows 10’s deep-reaching user tracking? Some of it’s coming to Windows 7 and 8, too. Windows 10 is a deliciously good operating system, all things considered, but its abundant user-tracking has prompted many privacy-minded individuals to stay pat with older […]

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Change default program files installation path in Windows 7

Change default program files installation path in Windows 7 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 […]

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Windows 7 Installation Tips and Tricks

How to create a Windows 7 installation partition

This concept can be used to perform clean installs as well as perform recovery tasks. Potentially think about a larger system/restore partition large enough to hold other files, such as saving system backup images to this drive and maybe portable apps/tools.

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