Remove Options from the Windows 7 Shutdown Menu [How To]

Posted by Spazz On September - 11 - 2010

Following my previous article about how to change the “Shutdown” button, I have had some PC’s on our network, that are shared by many users, that needed to have all options except “Log-off” removed.

In my previous article I explained how to change the function of the “Shutdown” button to “Log off”. Now I’ll show you how to remove the other options you see on the little side-menu when you hover over the arrow next to the “Log off” button.

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Disable Fast User Switch in XP [Quick Tip]

Posted by Thomas On September - 11 - 2010

If more than one person is sharing  a computer, Fast User Switching in XP allows you to switch between accounts without having to log off. It’s handy if you need to quickly switch back and forth. However, if you’re the only one who uses your computer, it’s just another service that starts at boot up and uses resources. And it’s easy to turn it off:
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5 Ways To Solve Word 2010 Problems

Posted by Angel Luis On September - 11 - 2010

Even as Office has evolved is not unusual to find problems using the software. We have to think that a Word document,  is more than just a file. It usually includes advanced features as macros, link to external data, etc.

Microsoft that is aware of that has included several ways to solve problems.

Safe Mode

Word 2010 includes a Safe Mode, it appears in other version of the suite. To enter this mode you just have to hold the Ctrl key when you are entering on the application. The following image will appear:

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“Here You Have” Virus Email

Posted by Angel Luis On September - 10 - 2010

If you receive an email with the subject “Here you have” or “Just for you” don’t open it because it can contains links to a virus. Read the rest of this entry »

Desktop Wallpaper 238

We love desktop wallpaper on Windows Guides. Here’s a collection of 50 hand-picked high-resolution wallpapers from various sources online. Know a good place for wallpaper or have some to share? Let us know about it in the comments.

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Recently I have had the need to change the power-button on the start menu for some users to the option to “log-off” rather than “shutdown”.

Shutdown button

This is quite easy on a user by user basis. For each user you can follow the steps by right-clicking on the Taskbar, clicking on properties.

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