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How to mount a VHD in Windows 7

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Mounting a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) in Windows 7 is extremely useful and this technique can be used to recover files from a Windows system image.

  1. Click Start
  2. Right click Computer
  3. Left click Manage
  4. Left click on Disk Management
  5. Left click on Action
  6. Left click on Attach VHD
  7. Navigate to location of the VHD file and click Ok

How to delete Autocomplete entries in Chrome

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Deleting the Auto Complete entries in Google Chrome is very useful – especially if you are like me and wasn't paying attention and misspelt a username that would have forever been popping up in the login field.

  1. Open Chrome
  2. Navigate to the login webpage of the autocomplete details you would like to remove.
  3. Start typing to bring up the name you want to remove
  4. Using the Arrow keys navigate to select the entry you would like to remove
  5. Press SHIFT+DELETE (if you are using OSX – you can press FN+SHIFT+DEL) keys at the same time to permanently remove these details from Google Chromes cache.

You have now stopped that autocomplete entry from forever reminding you of that misspell!

How to make iOS 7 easier to read

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  1. Open Settings
  2. Select General
  3. Select **Accessibility
  4. Swipe to Enable Bold Text
  5. Select and swipe the Larger
  6. Type option to adjust text size.
  7. Select and swipe the Increase
  8. Contrast option to make the text easier to read.

How to re enable gadgets in Windows 7

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  1. Click Start
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Click Program and Features
  4. Click Uninstall a Program
  5. This will now launch the installed programs list
  6. Click “Turn Windows Features On and Off” on the left hand menu
  7. Check Windows Gadget Platform
  8. Press Ok
  9. Your PC will restart and gadgets will be re-enabled.

Note: Although originally enabled in Windows 7 – Microsoft had deactivated the gadgets due to unstable/malicious code that allowed unsavoury individuals remote access to the PC. If re-enabled make you are running the latest Windows Update and the Windows Firewall service is enabled.