Category Archives: Desktop Customization

Happy New Year 2010!

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Techie Talkz wishes you have a happy new year and good luck for everything in the coming new year! In conjunction to the new year, I had made some simple wallpapers sized at 1920×1080, hopefully you will like them. Enjoy!

Loving Windows 7 but wanted the classic start menu back?

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So how about this one (left screenshot)? I supposed this legendary classic start menu since Windows 95 which no longer available in Windows 7 still appeals to somebody (for whatever reasons, but not for me of course :P), and they couldn’t bring it back in their lovely Windows 7. So how are they supposed to do to bring them back to life? Not within Windows 7 anyway. Created by ibeltchev and released in sourceforge,  the free Classic Shell is designed to bring back every pieces of good features in the old days Windows back into the latest Microsoft OS.

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A review of Stardock Fences: The best desktop icons organizer

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I had posted an article about how to effectively organize your Windows desktop before, which included a several software, one of them is Stardock Fences, which is the software that will be reviewed. If you still do not know what is Stardock Fence, I would say that it is a unique software (which is one-of-a-kind) that allows you to organize the shortcut icons on your desktop in the way you desired. Besides a multiple-shaded-area for each different categories of icons is possible, it also has this killing feature – double click to make all (customizable) shortcut icons to become disappear. And one more advantage of this software is that it is absolutely FREE. In conjunction with the just release version 1.00 Customer Technical Preview of Stardock Fences, I have decided to do a simple review on this free software. So, let’s go on with the review of the software:

How to get Windows 7 Aero Snap in your Windows XP/Vista?

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While the official launch of Windows 7 around the world is set at 22nd Oct, there are already many computer users find Windows 7 a very nice Operating System to be used and find their exclusive features adorable. Still, there will be many Windows user will not shift their primary operating system to Windows 7 due to numerous of reasons, but they would like to have Windows 7 special features usable in their Windows XP/Vista.  I had introduced how to add in AeroPeek feature in Windows XP/Vista, and now here’s the time for AeroSnap specifically written for Windows XP/Vista.

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Give your Windows a new look with cool clock screensavers!

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Time is precious, everyone knows that. So without building up any story for this, I would like to introduce three screensavers that I loved the most, not because they have very fancy graphics, but they act like a digital clock, a big digital clock telling me what is the current time, when I am not using the computer. And I let the picture speak for itself.

FLIQLO

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Pixel Breaker Polar Clock

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Simon Heys’ Word Clock: Two variation

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Already can’t wait to download them all? Just click on the screenshot themselves and they will lead you to the author’s site to download. Else if anything happens to their server, I had these stored in my mediafire as well, which can be accessed under download section. But of course all the links are strictly for backup purpose only, not for distribution.