Ways To Fix Common Problems With Windows 7

Published: 17th May 2011
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None of the operating systems from Microsoft is free from flaws and Windows 7 is also not an exception in this regard. Although the number of problem is are lesser than other Windows OS and the operating system is getting much better response than its earlier counterparts but users come across various problems. In this article you will get some useful tips on how to resolve common Windows 7 problems. However, for Windows7 support you may always get in touch with an expert.

Given below are some of the problems that the Windows 7 users may counter on a regular basis.

Nowadays use of iPhone has become quite common, and many computer users have complaint that their Apple iPhone does not sync with their computer running on Windows 7. This is a very common problem and to resolve the issue you need to reboot your PC and reconnect the device again.

Sometimes, it is seen that the DVD drive not found in Windows 7. May be the BIOS is showing it but after starting Windows, you may not find this. To fix this problem you need to run REGEDIT, and browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\. Here you need to delete both UpperFilters and LowerFilters in the right-hand pane. If it does not resolve the issue, you can go to Disk Management and choose the "Create and format hard disk partitions" link. If the optical drive is shown here then right-click it and select Change Drive Letter and Paths. Now you need to click Change and choose a new letter. Restart the Windows and the problem will be fixed.

Many a times, the PC users find the Aero isnít running in Windows 7. To fix this issue, you need to Click Start, and then type Aero. Choose the "Find and fix problems with transparency and other visual effects" link, and click Next. This will launch the Aero troubleshooting wizard. You may also try installing the latest driver for the graphics hardware. You may counter the same problem if some Aero features are disabled in the Registry. To fix this issue, you need to enable it from the Windows Registry. For instance, if Aero Peek is disabled, launch Registry Editor by typing REGEDIT in the Run dialog box. Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM and set EnableAeroPeek value to 1, instead of 0.

XP mode problems are also quite common with Windows 7. This mode allows the users to run programs and applications that are compatible for Windows XP. But many users canít run this mode in their Windows 7 computer. You may require making some changes in the BIOS of the PC to fix this issue.

Online computer repair services companies offer tech support for Windows repair. Services from these companies are affordably priced and available round the clock.

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