How to Remove the Homegroup Icon from the Desktop in Windows 7

Did the Homegroup icon all of a sudden appear on the desktop after running a registry cleaner or using a third party tweaking tool? This article shows you the way to hide the Homegroup icon from desktop.

Removing the Homegroup icon via user interface is not possible, as the "Change desktop icons" dialog in Windows 7 doesn’t list Homegroup as an available option. The only way to remove the Homegroup icon is via the registry. Use these steps:Read more

Fix Print Spooler Error 1053 in Windows 7

When you start the Print Spooler service in Windows 7, error 1053 may occur: Windows could not start the Print Spooler on Local Computer. Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion. To resolve the problem, use these steps: 1. Open Services MMC (services.msc) 2. Double-click … Read more

Fix “View Reliability History” (Reliability Monitor) Page is Completely Blank in Windows 7

When you try to view the reliability history (Reliability Monitor) of your computer via Control Panel or Action Center, the reliability history page may be completely blank/empty. This can happen if the Task Scheduler Service or RACTask scheduled job is disabled in your computer.

To re-enable tracking of events by the Reliability Monitor, use these steps:Read more