Displaying Text on the Taskbar Buttons in the Environment of Windows

Displaying Text on the Taskbar Buttons in the Environment of Windows 7

You might have already noticed that the Windows 7 only displays button which is icon based on the taskbar and they will not have any text marked on it. It is difficult sometimes to recognize the application that is running by just taking a look at that icon until the user clicks on them.

If you’re still unable to get used to the icon based button, and if you wish to display the text as in the previous operating system versions like Windows XP or Vista, you could easily revert to those styles by following some of the simple configuration methods mentioned below:

1. You need to first right click on the empty section of Taskbar, and select the last option, Properties.

2. Under the Taskbar menu, you should go to the Taskbar buttons box and drop it down where you will get the option “Always combine, hide labels”. Change it “Never combine” or maybe “Combine when taskbar is full“. The option of “Combine when taskbar is full” will group the same program buttons whereas the option “Never combine” will disable that grouping.

3. If the user wants make the icon into smaller icons as that in case of Windows XP or Vista, they can just tick the option “Use small icons”.

4. Just click OK for saving the setting.

Steps to Delete New Tab Button from Firefox

Steps to Delete New Tab Button from Firefox

The new Firefox web browser features a way to open new tab by clicking on “+” sign, which is located at the end of open tab bar. Users simply open the new tab by clicking the “+”sign. However, some users don’t find it useful and effective, as they feel comfortable in opening new tab via traditional method. Previously users used to click on the tab bar, Ctrl +T, and other ways to open new tab in web browser. There are many of users who are still today feel convenient to open new tab via traditional way and find new features of Firefox or IE 78 completely irrelevant for them.

It means they want to use new browser for maximum speed of browsing, but without the feature of opening new tab by clinking on “+” sign at the end of tab bar. In this situation users must apply a simple trick to delete the “+” sign from the Firefox web browser easily.

In order to delete “+” sign, you have to edit userChrome.css file and windows operating system will store this file to another location. Follow the given steps to edit this file.

  • Windows 2000/XP users navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\[your username]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[profile.default]\chrome. Windows Vista/7 users, navigate to C:\Users\[yourusername]\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\[profile.default]\chrome.      
  • Since application data considered to be hidden, so you will not be able to see it. Therefore, you need to navigate to windows explorer and click on Tools>> Folder Options>>View>> look for Hidden Files & Folders and enable Show hidden files and folders option. There is another way to open application data file directly, you just open command prompt or Run and type this given syntax %APPDATA% and press Ok.
  • Create a new file named with “userChrome.css” here. If you have customized your Firefox earlier then there would be a folder named with userChrome.css.
  • Open this file in notepad and add the below given strings. If you already have created userChrome.css file then simply add this string at the bottom of file and save – .tabs-newtab-button {display: none ;}
  • Finally, you are done. Just restart the Firefox in order to apply changes properly. Next time when Firefox will start you will not find “+” sign.

Use Right Click Button To Enable Decrypt Or Encrypt Folders Or Files

Use Right Click Button To Enable Decrypt Or Encrypt Folders Or Files

Let us see how can we use the right click button and enable decrypt or encrypt folders and files. When you want to decrypt any encrypted folders or files or vice versa, then right click on it and select Properties. Now, you will find other options called Advanced, click on it, and then tick the checkbox for Encrypt.


The above mentioned process takes much time in completing the tasks and involves many clicks. An easier process for the same purpose is mentioned below, please follow the steps:

  • Open the notepad
  • The string mentioned below, copy it and paste it on the opened notepad window: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced] “EncryptionContextMenu”=dword:00000001
  • One thing you should bear in mind is that to delete the double quotation and type it again. When you will save the file name it Encrypt.reg and under Save As option make it All Files.
  • Now on the registry file click twice simultaneously and go along with the UAC prompt and finish the process click on OK.

Once you are done with the above mentioned steps, then you want to encrypt any files or folders, just click on it and an option called Encrypt will be appear.