Pinning Apps to the Task Bar in Windows 7

In Windows 7, it is possible to “pin” an application to the TaskBar so you can open it with just a single click. To pin something, simply drag the icon to taskbar and click on the “Pin this program to the Taskbar” popup menu item.
I do this with my Visual Studio shortcuts to save time hunting on my desktop or in the Start Programs menu.



Installing Windows 7 on a Netbook?

Below is an awesome tool to use if you are planning on installing Windows 7 on a machine that does not have a DVD drive.  This tool allows you to put Windows 7 on USB drive and run Windows installation from there.

If you got one those netbook with XP on it and the machine has at least 1GB RAM and 1.6 GHz, I would format it and install Windows 7 on it.