Recover MS Office files if you mistakenly press “No” when asked to save.

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Below is the path form where you can recover auto saved copy of office files. It is very helpful if you mistakenly press “No” on close dialogue.

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\UnsavedFiles

Adding a port in Windows firewall for WCF service

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From Windows Firewall > Advanced Settings > click Inbound rules > New Rule(right side pan) > A wizard open > select Port > add your desired port(s) > Next select options according to your needs > in the end give a name > you are done.

Take backup of your pinned items in Windows 7

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%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations
 

Windows 7 theme Images path

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C:\Users\[UserName]\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Themes

Communication with the underlying transaction manager has failed windows 7, Add exception to Windows Firewall (Windows 7)

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Add msdtc.exe in windows firewall exceptions.

To add it follow below steps Goto > Control Panel > View by Small icons > Windows Firewall > Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall > Click Change Settings > Allow another program… > Click Browse > select Windows/System32/msdtc.exe > Click ok , ok …

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Restoring Windows Live mail to fresh installation

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If you are using Windows Live mail for retrieving your email sometime it happens that you lost you installation in this way you lost your Windows Live mail too so in order to retrieve it back do the below steps.

Before formating your previous installation you have to take backup of the below folder.

C:\Documents and Settings\[USERName]\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail

After the fresh installation, install Windows Live and open the Windows Live Mail once so that the folder got created then replace your backed up folder with the newly created one on the same path.

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