Greg Shultz

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  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    Return Windows Search results within a date range with advanced feature

    To search for files that you created within a date range in Microsoft Windows Vista, you have to turn to the Advanced Query Syntax used by Windows Search. In this issue of the Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to Vista's Advanced Query Syntax and...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    Some big changes are coming for Windows Explorer in Windows 7

    The Microsoft Windows 7 team has spent a great deal of time and effort on honing the user interface in Windows Explorer. In this issue of the Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes a look at some of the many Windows Explorer changes you will find...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Tweak Windows Vista's Logon screen to meet your needs

    It is possible to change the configuration of the Microsoft Windows Vista Logon screen to show the text you want it to show. In this edition of the Windows Vista & 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to tweak Vista's Logon screen. This download is also available as an...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Take a closer look at Windows 7's Jump List feature

    Jump Lists are a new feature in Microsoft Windows 7 that are designed to make it easier to find what you want and perform common operations associated with an application. In this edition of the Windows Vista & Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to Windows 7's Jump List...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Reign in the unbound storage appetite of Vista System Restore

    If System Restore is not configured properly in Microsoft Windows Vista, your system's hard drive could fill up with restoration points you will never need. In this week's Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to correct the System Restore configuration and regain control. This download...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Is Microsoft shooting its other foot with Windows 7 on netbooks?

    With the release of Microsoft Windows 7 set to occur in 2009, it leads one to contemplate the possibility of Windows 7 as a netbook operating system. In this week's Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz considers whether Microsoft's OS plans for the next generation of netbooks makes...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    Save energy with a good Power Plan for a Vista notebook

    Because Microsoft Windows Vista allows computer and peripheral manufacturers to add proprietary power plans and settings to the Power Options tool, you can really tweak Vista's power plans based on the hardware in your laptop. In this edition of the Windows Vista & 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you the...

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    Get ready for Windows 7 RC with this FAQ

    The release candidate version of Windows 7 has been released by Microsoft indicating that the full retail release is imminent. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz presents a brief Windows 7 RC FAQ combined with some of his initial experiences. This download is...

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    Secure your USB drives with BitLocker To Go for Windows 7

    With the huge increase in the use of very small, large capacity, USB drives, the potential for sensitive data to be lost or stolen has really become more of a problem. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to the Windows 7...

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    Customize the [Windows]+E key shortcut to open what you want

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use AutoHotkey in Vista to re-route the [Windows]+E so that Windows Explorer opens a folder of your choice. He also provides you with a list of all of the standard [Windows] key shortcuts....

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  • Downloads // May 2009

    Microsoft bows to feedback and brings back real file backup in Windows 7

    In Windows 7, Microsoft has retooled the backup utility and bought back the ability to choose exactly which files and folders that you want to backup. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Windows 7's Backup and Restore tool...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Restore a lost feature and install XP's Backup Utility into Windows Vista

    TechRepublic members have been wondering if it is possible to install the Windows XP Backup Utility into Windows Vista. Greg Shultz has uncovered the way and shows you how in this week's Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    The three application limit is out, Windows 7 Starter on netbooks is back in

    After some very pointed and passionate feedback from users in the marketplace, Microsoft has decided to make some changes to Windows 7 when it comes to netbooks. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz describes what has changed. This download is also available as...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Uncover the performance benefits of the Favorite Links list in Vista

    It seems that many users are unaware of the navigational features of Microsoft Vista's Favorite Links list. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz delves into the Favorite Links list feature and shows you how to take full advantage of its features. He will...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Determine if your hardware can support Windows XP Mode in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and 7 Report, Greg Shultz helps you cut through all the hype surrounding the hardware requirements for running Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 by describing the procedures he went through to determine if hardware would support Windows XP Mode. This download is...

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  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    Get a handful of useful Windows Vista configuration tips and tricks

    Not everyone is going to jump on the Windows 7 bandwagon when it first arrives and many of you who made the move to Vista will stick with it for a while. Chances are good that you are still on the lookout for some handy tips and tricks to help...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Legacy compatibility is a reality with Virtual Windows XP in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how some of the new features in Windows Virtual PC and Virtual Windows XP make using Windows XP applications in Windows 7 a simple operation. This download is also available as an entry in the...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Microsoft Windows 7 pricing deals spark interest and controversy

    The pricing structure of Microsoft Windows 7 is generating plenty of talk in the blogosphere. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz separates rumor from fact to reveal the official known pricing and upgrade path for Windows 7.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    Improve multiple monitor support with DisplayFusion

    DisplayFusion allows you to really take advantage of multiple monitors by providing you with a host of features that will help you get the most out of a multiple monitor configuration. In this edition of the Windows 7 and Vista Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to DisplayFusion and shows you...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    The RTM version of Windows 7 is ready, but are you ready for it?

    Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 is now at the Release to Manufacturing stage of the development process, which means the retail version of the latest Windows operating system is imminent. In this issue of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes a look at some of...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Customize folder backgrounds in Windows Vista and Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to install and use the Windows 7 Folder Background Changer. He also briefly revisits Windows 98 to take a look at the Customize this Folder wizard. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Get better organized with the Maple flat file database application

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz introduces us to Maple from Crystal Office Systems and the powerful tool one can find in a flat-file publisher. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Move your entire Windows XP installation into Windows 7 with Paragon Go Virtual

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Paragon Go Virtual, which is a free tool, to move your Windows XP installation into Windows 7 and run it with Windows Virtual PC. This download is also available as a TechRepublic blog...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Get the Aero Snap feature for almost any version of Windows

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to AquaSnap and shows you how you can use it to bring the new Aero features to Windows XP and Vista. He also explains how you can use the controls in AquaSnap to fine tune Snap in Windows...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Take advantage of Windows 7's Disk Defragmenter to get detailed drive data

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz takes a closer look at Microsoft Windows 7's Disk Defragmenter and describes how to take advantage of the new features. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2010

    Troubleshoot problem applications with Windows 7 Program Compatibility tools

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz takes a closer look at the Program Compatibility Assistant, which is designed to automatically run when it detects an older program that is encountering compatibility problems. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Be more efficient and better organized with the MKLink symbolic link tool

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz explains in detail what a symbolic link is and shows you how to use the MKLink in Microsoft Windows 7 to simply file management. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Answers to some common questions about Symbolic Links

    In this week's edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz provides detailed answers to the most common questions he received last week about symbolic links. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Analyze Windows XP memory usage with a customized version of Performance Monitor

    Greg Shultz shows how to create a customized Windows XP Performance Monitor console to track memory usage and interpret the results. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Convert Windows XP into a Windows 7 Virtual Machine with Disk2vhd

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Disk2vhd, which is a free tool, to move your Windows XP installation into Windows 7 and then run it with Windows Virtual PC. This download is also available as a TechRepublic blog post and gallery.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Track stability in Windows 7 with the Reliability Monitor

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz provides you with an overview of the Windows 7 Reliability Monitor and shows you how to use it to track the behavior of your system over its lifetime. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Sep 2010

    Learn how to use the Windows 7 Resource Monitor for effective troubleshooting

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz explores the Windows 7 Resource Monitor's features with the goal being to teach you how the tool can be used to troubleshoot performance. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    Investigate memory usage with Windows 7 Resource Monitor

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use the detailed information displayed in Windows 7 Resource Monitor to investigate memory usage. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    Better troubleshooting capabilities with Windows 7 Event Viewer

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to some of the new troubleshooting features found in Microsoft Windows 7 Event Viewer. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    Use Windows 7 Event Viewer to track down issues that cause slower boot times

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use some of the new features in Windows 7's Event Viewer to investigate boot time and track down issues that can cause a slowdown in the boot process. This download is also available as an entry...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2010

    Use Robocopy's multi-threaded feature to quickly backup your data in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to take advantage of Robocopy's multi-threaded copy feature to create an exact mirrored duplicate of all the pertinent data files in your user profile folder. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    New troubleshooting features in the Windows 7 System Configuration tool

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz takes a closer look the Microsoft Windows 7 System Configuration utility. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog and as a TechRepublic Photo Gallery.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    Identify and get detailed information about processes in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Windows Task Manager to track down detailed information about any process running in Microsoft Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    Work around these Windows Live Messenger 2011 annoyances

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz fixes some minor annoyances with Windows Live Messenger 2011 and its icon and default view. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2010

    Remove Libraries from Windows Explorer in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop report, Greg Shultz shows you how to remove Libraries from the navigation pane in Windows 7 Explorer by editing the registry. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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