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Disk Cleanup Stuck on System Error Memory Dump Files

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When you open Disk Cleanup it gets stuck on ‘System Error Memory Dump Files’

Click Start and type regedit into the search box.

Navigate to:
“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\System error memory dump files”

The “Flags” value must be set to “0″.

Or for 64-bit Windows:

“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\System error memory dump files”

The “Flags” value must be set to “0″.

Windows 7 Print Spooler Error 1053

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If you can’t print anything and when you try to start the print spooler service on Windows 7 you get the error 1053.

Try deleting all printers, then reboot your machine.

If this doesn’t work try the instructions here.

Windows 7 All Tasks Folder – God Mode

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Create a new folder on your desktop and call it :-

God Mode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

The “All Tasks” folder lists over 250 settings from various Control Panel applets and system settings dialogs in a tree-structured list, organized by the application associated with each setting.

Windows 7 Recycle Bin Desktop Missing

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Problem: The link to the Recycle Bin on the desktop has gone missing.

Fix: Right click on the desktop and click personalise.

Click Change Desktop Icons

Click the Recycle Bin box and click OK

Disable ‘Windows is checking for a solution’

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When Windows 7 detects an error it shows the message box ‘Windows is checking for a solution’, this is often time consuming and rarely finds anything, to disable this message:

1. Click Start -> All Programs -> Maintenance -> Problem Reports and Solutions.

2. In the Problem Reports and Solutions window,

3. Click Change settings -> Advanced settings and Turn off problem settings

How to Map a Network Drive in Windows 7

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1. Open Windows Explorer

2. Click tools (if the menu is not showing press the alt key so that it shows).

3. Click map network drive.

4. Select a drive letter and a network folder to map too.

5. Click finish.