Greg Shultz

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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

    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

    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 // 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 // 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

    Move your entire Windows XP installation into Windows 7 with Zinstall XP7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Zinstall XP7 to move your Windows XP installation onto Windows 7. He focuses on the single- computer, in-place migration procedure. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Manage network logon credentials in Microsoft Windows

    In this Windows Desktop Report blog post, Greg Shultz introduces you to the Windows 7's Credential Manager and explains how it works. He also briefly examines the Stored User Names and Passwords tools in Windows Vista and Windows XP for comparison purposes. This download is also available as an entry...

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  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Quick Tip: Disable Snap in Windows 7

    While many think that Snap in Windows 7 is an awesome feature, many others think that it is annoying. Greg Shultz shows you how to turn it off. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    Add Windows 7 themes and backgrounds for the July 4th holiday

    Greg Shultz is feeling patriotic for U.S. Independence Day and is expressing it with some tweaking of Windows 7 themes. He shows you how it's done. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    Official support is ending so why are you still running Windows XP SP2?

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz provides more details on the looming official support deadline and what it will mean to Microsoft Windows XP SP2 users. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    Move your Windows XP installation into Windows 7 with VMware

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use free VMware tools to move your entire Windows XP installation into Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    How do I use a Windows 7 Virtual Hard Disk as a backup device?

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to create and use a virtual hard disk (VHD) as a backup device. 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 // Jun 2010

    Reap the benefits of Windows 7's Task Manager

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz investigates Microsoft Windows 7's Task Manager and shows you to quickly reap the benefits of his detective work. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Take advantage of Sticky Notes in Windows 7

    While the Sticky Notes applet may not be the most exciting feature in Microsoft Windows 7, there are actually a number situations where this little applet can come in handy. In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to take advantage of the Sticky Notes...

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Extract troubleshooting info from Windows XP BSOD error messages

    When a serious system crash triggers a Stop error, deciphering the information displayed on the dreaded BSOD will expedite your troubleshooting efforts. Windows expert Greg Shultz explains how to interpret the key information in common Windows XP BSOD error messages. This download is also available as an entry in the...

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Move the Recycle Bin to the Taskbar in Windows 7

    Greg Shultz has discovered a way to put a working copy of the Recycle Bin on the taskbar in the lower right corner adjacent to the notification area in Microsoft Windows 7. That way it is always visible on the screen no matter how many open windows you have on...

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Take advantage of the Taskbar features in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes a closer look at the taskbar in Windows 7. He describes each feature in detail and shows you how to take advantage of each of them. This download is also available as an entry in the...

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Add the Copy To and Move To folder commands to the Windows Explorer context menu

    In this edition of the Windows Vista & and Windows 7 report, Greg Shultz shows you how to add the Copy To Folder and Move To Folder commands to Windows Explorer's context menu. I'll also take a closer look at the context sensitive features of the toolbar in Windows 7's...

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Create a custom MMC to remotely troubleshoot Windows XP systems

    Remotely troubleshoot Microsoft Windows XP with the Device Manager and Event Viewer Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-ins.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    Move and Copy files the old tried and true way in Windows 7

    For this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz decided to put together a little refresher course on the Send To command and the Copy To Folder and Move To Folder commands. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    Unlock missing screen saver configuration settings in Windows 7

    In Windows 7, there are no settings that you can configure to customize the display of the Bubbles, Ribbons, or Mystify screen savers. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz describes his HTML applications, which allow you to tweak the Bubbles, Ribbons, and Mystify...

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    Troubleshoot a wireless connection in Windows 7 with a firmware upgrade

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz chronicles his trials and tribulations in a troubleshooting expedition regarding a flaky wireless network connection. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2010

    Check out the Windows 7 applet replacements in Windows Live Essentials

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes an introductory look at Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Photo Gallery, and Windows Live Movie Maker. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Get management buy-in with the Windows 7 Upgrade Project Kit

    The Windows 7 Upgrade Project Kit offers a complete set of tools for creating a comprehensive Windows 7 upgrade plan. Greg Shultz explains.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Keep tabs on ReadyBoost with Windows 7's Performance Monitor

    To see ReadyBoost in action, you're going to have to keep tabs on it with Windows 7's Performance Monitor. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to do just that. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Take a closer look at ReadyBoost features in Windows 7

    ReadyBoost is a still a part of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, so Greg Shultz examines its features in more detail in this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Get access to Windows XP Mode via Windows Anytime Upgrade

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz discusses concerns raised in last week's download regarding the availability of Windows XP mode in versions of Windows 7 in more detail and offers up some solutions. This download is also available as an entry in the...

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  • Downloads // Mar 2010

    Get the most out of Windows XP Mode with these tips

    While using Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC is pretty straightforward, there are some tips that you can employ to get the most out of this winning combination. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to some of these tips. This...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Change and customize Windows 7's Logon screen wallpaper

    In order to make it easy for OEMs to customize Windows 7, Microsoft built the ability to change the Logon screen wallpaper right into the operating system. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to change Windows 7's Logon screen wallpaper....

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  • Tools & Templates // Feb 2010

    The TaskList Gadget

    The TaskList utility provides details on the services and DLL modules related to running processes. Now, there's a Vista/Windows 7 gadget that does the job without the command-line headaches.For more Windows resources, visit our Microsoft Windows blog.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Be a power user: Customize the file management features of Windows Explorer

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates the file management enhancements discovered Windows Explorer. He will also show you how to customize Windows 7's Windows Explorer so you can set it up to meet your specific needs. This download is also available as...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Take full advantage of the new font features in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates the changes and enhancements in Windows 7's font system and shows you how to take advantage of the new features in the Fonts folder. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Feb 2010

    Put the Classic Start menu in Windows 7 with Classic Shell

    Those die hard classic Start menu fans have a champion out there. Ivo Beltchev has created a wonderful program called Classic Shell which brings the Classic Start menu to the Windows 7 user interface. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates all of...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Investigate Internet TV in Windows 7 Media Center

    In the Windows 7 version of Windows Media Center, the enhanced Internet TV lets you watch videos from a variety of providers via the Internet right in Windows Media Center. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates the Windows 7 Windows Media Center's...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Peek behind the GodMode curtains to reveal useful canonical names and GUIDs

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz discusses the Control Panel canonical names of Windows 7 in more detail and shows you how to use them to create shortcuts to your favorite Control Panel items. He also presents a text file and script that...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Exert your control with GodMode folders in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz explores the GodMode folders found in Windows 7 and then presents a text file and a script that will create the folders for you automatically. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Jan 2010

    Explore new desktop backgrounds and themes in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz explores the Desktop Backgrounds and Themes features available in Microsoft Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Tools & Templates // Dec 2009

    The XCopy Tool

    The XCopy command has risen from the ashes of deprecation to save you time and make your file management tasks easier. This tool automates the process for XP, Vista, and Windows 7.Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

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  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    How do I make Windows 7 HomeGroup content accessible to Vista and XP?

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to grant Windows XP and Windows Vista systems access to the folder and printers shared in a Windows 7 HomeGroup. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Extend default folder sharing capabilities in Windows 7 HomeGroup

    One of the more useful features of the HomeGroup feature of Microsoft Windows 7 is the ability to extend folder sharing across the network beyond the default settings. Greg Shultz shows you how it is done. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Add the Copy To and Move To folder commands to the Windows Explorer context menu

    In this edition of the Windows Vista & and Windows 7 report, Greg Shultz shows you how to add the Copy To Folder and Move To Folder commands to Windows Explorer's context menu. I'll also take a closer look at the context sensitive features of the toolbar in Windows 7's...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Jul 2010

    Move your entire Windows XP installation into Windows 7 with Zinstall XP7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Zinstall XP7 to move your Windows XP installation onto Windows 7. He focuses on the single- computer, in-place migration procedure. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • Downloads // Jun 2010

    Reap the benefits of Windows 7's Task Manager

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz investigates Microsoft Windows 7's Task Manager and shows you to quickly reap the benefits of his detective work. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    Create a custom backup tool with Vista's Robocopy

    Microsoft updated Robocopy with some extra features designed for Vista and decided to make it a regular part of the Windows Vista operating system. While this is a good thing in that it is readily accessible to all, there is a catch -- Robocopy is a command line tool and...

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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 // Aug 2008

    Create custom event triggers in Vista Task Scheduler

    When you attach a task to an event in Event Viewer, the operation launches the Create Basic Task wizard, which is pretty much the same wizard that Task Scheduler provides except that it is specifically targeted on events in Event Viewer. However, if you feel that you need to be...

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  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    Take full advantage of Jump Lists in Windows 7 with these tips

    In this edition of the Windows Vista & 7 Report, Greg Shultz describes the basics of how Windows 7's Jump List feature works. Then, he provides a host of tips that will show you how to really take advantage of the Jump Lists feature. This download is also available as...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Investigate RAM problems with Vista's Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool

    If you're encountering application failures, operating system faults, or Stop errors in Windows Vista, you could have defective or failing RAM. Microsoft included the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool in Windows Vista so that you can test the RAM chips in your system. In this edition of the Windows Vista Report,...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    10 free Microsoft programs worth checking out

    If you know where to look, you can find a variety of useful software - free from Microsoft. Greg Shultz introduces a few of his favorites.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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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 // 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 // May 2008

    Use the System Diagnostic Report as a troubleshooting aid

    Microsoft Windows Vista comes with a host of troubleshooting tools that you can use to help diagnose all sorts of problems. The System Diagnostic Report can display the status of hardware resources, system response times, and processes on your computer along with system information and configuration data. The neat trick...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2011

    Use special codes to add commands to the Windows Explorer Command Bar

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz reveals hidden codes in the Windows 7 Registry that will allow you to add commands to Windows Explorer's context sensitive Command Bar.

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  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    Make the Move To Folder and Copy To Folder commands easily accessible

    Two of the handiest file management tools in Windows Vista are the Copy To Folder and Move To Folder commands, which allow you to copy and move files or folders anywhere you want simply by selecting an item, a file or a folder, and then choosing the desired location from...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Copy desktop themes to other Windows XP computers

    Familiar desktop themes are can be a great comfort to Windows XP users. You can copy a unique or particularly creative desktop theme to another computer just by copying the right files. Greg Shultz shows you how easy it is to make the move. This download is also available as...

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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 // Aug 2009

    Microsoft Windows 7 final pricing is revealed and analyzed

    The pricing for Microsoft Windows 7 has been finalized. In his weekly Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes closer look at how much it will cost you to upgrade to Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Elevate privileges automatically with Elevation PowerToys

    In this edition of the Windows 7 and Windows Vista Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to the Elevation PowerToys for Microsoft Windows Vista and shows you how to use them to more easily launch scripts that require elevated privileges. This download is also available as an entry in the

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  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Microsoft adamant we use the Ribbon interface in Vista and beyond

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz analyzes the rumor that Microsoft is planning to add Ribbons to Windows Vista. He also explores the idea that Ribbons were supposed to have been a part of the Windows operating system's built-in applications before they appeared...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    Temporarily disable User Account Control prompts in Vista

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz explains a technique that will allow you to temporarily disable UAC during those times when you know that you will be performing operations that generate a lot of UAC prompts and then re-enable UAC when you are...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    Expand the number of Windows 7 installs with bootable VHDs

    Microsoft has made available several techniques that you can use to create a bootable Windows 7 VHDs that run like a dual boot setup. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to create a bootable VHD using the Windows 7 DVD...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    The Windows Ecosystem Readiness Program ensures compatibility for Windows 7

    In addition to improving the overall performance of the new operating system, Microsoft has put a great deal of effort into making sure that Windows 7 is extremely compatible with new and existing hardware and software. Greg Shultz explains how Microsoft is using the Windows Ecosystem Readiness Program to ensure...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    Windows 7 Professional feature to feature comparison chart

    As one might expect from the newest version of the venerable operating system, Microsoft Windows 7 compares favorably with Windows Vista and Windows XP when it comes to numerous features. Windows expert, Greg Shultz, shows how those features compare between all three versions in a handy printable chart. Find out...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    Tap into the power of Libraries in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz introduces you to the new Libraries feature of Windows 7. He shows you how to get the most out of the Libraries feature to change the way you think about, access, and organize the data files on...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    Migrate to Windows 7 from an XP dual-boot configuration

    In this edition of the Windows Vista & Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to safely undo a Windows XP and Windows 7 dual-boot system so that you can complete your migration from Windows XP to Windows 7. This download is also available as an entry in the...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Capture unallocated disk space from an XP to Windows 7 dual-boot migration

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Partition Wizard Home Edition to redistribute unallocated space at the beginning of the hard disk back to drive C, thus making Windows 7 the first and only partition on the hard disk....

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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

    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

    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 // 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 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

    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 // Dec 2010

    Customize Windows 7 HomeGroup with a new name and a new icon

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to rename HomeGroup and change its icon in order to customize this networking tool and make it your own. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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