Advice 1: How to switch between OS

The concurrent operation of a personal computer running multiple operating systems does not yet exist, so it is impossible and switching between them in the usual sense of the action. However, there is a choice of OS at startup or restart the computer.
How to switch between OS
Instruction
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The default operating system selection is made by turning on the computer after the operation of the basic system I/o - BIOS. So to change the OS you need to initiate a reboot of the computer in Windows this is done from the main menu by pressing the Win. After the start of the boot cycle and appear on the list screen installed in the computer system, navigate through its rows with the arrow keys, and the choice is made by pressing Enter. This menu is displayed for 30 seconds (a timer is also present on the screen), and then, if the user did not select, download OS by default - it is the first in the list.
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If when you boot up your computer this menu does not appear, most likely it is disabled in settings. In this case, use the built-in operating system mechanisms control the download Protocol. In Windows 7 to do this, first press the key combination Win + Pause, then click on "advanced system settings" and on the "Advanced" tab of the new window, click "Settings" in the section "startup and recovery".
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Next open the settings window check the checkbox labelled "Display list of operating systems" and select the period to wait for user choice in seconds. After that hit the OK button, two Windows open and you can proceed to reboot to select the OS change.
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Simultaneous operation of two operating systems in one computer is impossible, but there are programs that are under the control of the main OS are imitating the actions of another. If you install a "virtual machine" will be able to switch between main OS and simulated without using the procedure of restarting the computer. To find the software to implement such a scheme on the Internet - for example, it could be VMware or Connectix Virtual PC.

Advice 2: How to switch between Windows

Standard tools of the Windows operating system allow you to switch between open Windows not just through the control panel. Without installing additional programs, you can navigate to the desired window using keyboard shortcuts.
Switching between Windows in three-dimensional mode is available in Windows Vista and 7
Instruction
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If your computer's operating system is Windows XP or an earlier version, to switch Windows you can use Alt and Tab. Hold the Alt key and press Tab. The screen will display a window with all the open Windows. Continue holding Alt and press Tab to select the desired window. Release the keys to the active window.
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If your computer has Windows Vista or 7, you can also use Alt and Tab. The list of Windows will be presented not with icons as in previous versions of the operating system and small Windows. But there is another option. Hold down the Windows key (Windows logo), press the Tab key. Open Windows will appear on the screen in three dimensions. Press Tab or scroll the mouse wheel to select the desired window.

Advice 3: How to switch between operating systems

In the process of computer operation, the situation may arise when you need to test the functioning of a particular software on different operating systems. Or part of the programs strictly intended for a specific operating system, while everyone else is working under your main "OS". Anyway, quite often, users wonder: "How do I switch between operating systems?".
How to switch between operating systems
You will need
  • Computer running operating systems that Acronis OS selector
Instruction
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To solve this problem is designed with specialized software. One such program is Acronis OS selector. This program allows you to switch between operating systemsinstalled on your computer. And to switch prompts the user friendly menu.
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In order to enable switching between systems, install the download Manager operating systems Acronis OS Selector 8.0. After the installation Manager will restart the computer. When you reboot OS Selector will create a FAT partition, which will write the necessary boot files. After you create the partition, restart the computer again.
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After restarting the Manager will assume control and begin the search of the OS that is installed on your personal computer. According to the search results OS Selector will form a list of downloadable operating systems.
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To switch between the systems, launch the installed application. In the main window will display a list of operating systems that the Manager found when scanning your hard drive. The system that is used currently, will be selected from the total list of color.
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From the list, select the operating system you want to load. Click "customize" located in the top of the window and select "Download." Also for this action can be used the Enter key. The Manager will carry out the computer restart and load your chosen operating system.
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If you want to change the operating system default boot, use the same setup. In this menu is responsible for this Select default and load". You can also use the key combination Ctrl+Enter.

Advice 4: How to switch between tabs

It is difficult to find a modern person who never heard of the Internet. Often, a standard user runs more than one browser, or are viewing more than a dozen pages at a time. The browser developers have taken care to journey on the Internet was more convenient and provided an easy way to switch between tabswithout using the mouse.
How to switch between tabs
You will need
  • computer;
  • keyboard;
  • browser.
Instruction
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In any browser switch between tabs implements "Ctrl" + "Tab" on the keyboard. Pressing these buttons, you need to consistently go through all the tabs and such browsers: Opera, Google Chrome, Mozilla and Explorer. In Google Chrome management capabilities significantly enhanced. It all depends on what browser you have installed on the computer.
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To switch to a certain tab, use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + 1...9 (numbers from one to nine). Accordingly, you will not be able to switch to tabs coming after the ninth in order. But on the other hand, when tabs two dozen, to determine the number harder. In this case, you will need to use standard tools of a computer mouse.
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To switch to the next tab, use the shortcut key "Ctrl" + "PageDown" or "Ctrl" + "Tab". This diversity made for convenience, as the different keyboards a convenient shortcut key combination may vary. For example, not all laptops conveniently implemented keys "PageUp" and "PageDown", so the developers have upgraded a little shortcut that no computer user had no trouble.
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To switch to the previous tab, use the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl" + "PageUp" or "Ctrl" + "Shift" + "Tab". Be careful, as the combination "Ctrl" + "Shift" switch language layout on some computers. You can keyboard layout to change to a combination of other hot keys, not to be confused when working with computer.
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In a network it is also possible to find various add-ons to browsers, which provide more control programs. This is digital switching between tabs, a built-in translator, and more. It all depends on your needs and skills with the computer.

Advice 5: How do I switch between graphics cards

Often you can find laptops and desktops that have multiple video cards. This architecture was especially important after the release of the CPU with its own graphics core.
How do I switch between graphics cards
You will need
  • - drivers for the motherboard;
  • - drivers for CPU;
  • - drivers for a discrete graphics card.
Instruction
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To quickly switch the active graphics adapter use software running in a Windows environment. This method will save you from having to restart the computer to change the graphics card.
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Install Everest. You can also use a free analogue program Speccy. Run installed software and find out the CPU model and a discrete graphics card.
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First, find and install the drivers for the integrated video card. Visit the developers website the CPU or motherboard. The choice of drivers depends on what device is integrated video card.
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Install software required to manage graphics. Restart the computer and verify that the device is stable.
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Now locate the drivers for the discrete video card. Most of these devices are manufactured by companies ATI and Nvidia. Visit the websites of these companies. Fill in the table located in the "Downloads and drivers".
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Download the software appropriate for your video card. Install it and restart the computer.
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Open the installed software. In the case of graphics card of Nvidia Corporation this program will be called the Control Panel. Find the menu, responsible for the selection of the active adapter. Click on "Integrated charge" or "Discrete card". Wait for the change of the graphics device.
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If you are using a Radeon card firms, run the AMD Power Express. It was mounted together with the drivers of the graphics card. Select "Low energy consumption" or "High performance". They represent integrated and discrete circuit Board, respectively.
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Configure auto adapters. Changes the active devices will occur when you disconnect/connect the mobile computer to AC power. Of course, this option is not available for desktop PCs.
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