Greg Shultz

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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

    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 // Dec 2009

    10 books every IT pro should read

    If you have a little extra time on your hands -- or if one of your New Year's resolutions is to become a more well-rounded IT pro -- check out this recommended reading list. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Dec 2009

    How do I create and configure a network with Windows 7 HomeGroup?

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz investigates the HomeGroup feature of Windows 7 and shows you how to create, configure, and take advantage of it in your home network. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2011

    Take advantage of the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how the Windows 7's Problem Steps Recorder works and how it can help you troubleshoot.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2011

    Add the tabbed user interface feature to Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop report, Greg Shultz introduces you to WindowTabs and shows you how to configure the application to add a tabbed interface to Windows Explorer.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Use a registry tweak to disable the Windows Mobility Center

    To disable the Windows Mobility Center you only need to make one tweak to the Windows Registry file. Mark Kaelin shows you how in this Quick Tip.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Make life easier by tagging your files in Windows 7

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how you can Tag your files in Windows 7 using tools built into Windows Explorer.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Achieve better performance by fine tuning the Windows 7 Search Index

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to delve in and begin tuning the Windows 7 Search Index.

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  • Downloads // Apr 2011

    Create a USB Flash Drive Windows Password Reset Disk

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to create and use a Password Reset Disk in Windows 7 using a USB Flash Drive rather than a CD or floppy disk.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Use the Windows Explorer Arrange by feature to weed through your files

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to take advantage of Windows Explorer's Arrange by feature to weed through the data files stored on your hard disk.

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  • Downloads // Mar 2011

    Take advantage of Windows 7 Group By and Filter features

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz explains how the Group By and Filter features of Windows 7 Explorer work and shows you how to effectively use them.

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  • Downloads // May 2011

    Learn how the Windows 7 Multiple Local Group Policy feature works

    In this edition of the Windows Desktop Report, Greg Shultz explains how Multiple Local Group Policy works in Windows 7.

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  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    Use Bootsect to extract Vista or Windows 7 from a dual-boot configuration

    You can use the Bootsect command to remove the Windows Boot Manager and its Boot Configuration Data system from the boot partition of a hard drive and replace it with Windows XP's NTLDR boot management system. In this week's Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you the...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    Tools to monitor memory usage in Windows 7

    With Windows 7, there are some slight, but notable, changes in the way that memory usage is reported on the Performance tab of the Task Manager. In this issue of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz takes a closer look at the changes on Task Manager's Performance...

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  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    Get rid of old device drivers hidden in Vista

    Over time unused, but still installed, drivers can cause problems if they inadvertently become enabled. When you're troubleshooting a problem in Microsoft Vista that you suspect is related to a driver, you can locate and remove any old and unused drivers by enabling a special feature in Device Manager that...

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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 // Feb 2007

    Illustrated walk-through: Creating a bootable USB flash drive for Windows XP

    A bootable flash drive can come in handy--but trying to create one might have you pulling out your hair. Windows expert Greg Shultz shares the method he followed, from configuring the BIOS to allow the USB port to act as a bootable device to creating a bootable image of Windows...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    How do I... Recover a damaged Windows XP user profile?

    A user profile on a Windows XP system contains all the files and settings needed to configure your work environment. If the user profile becomes damaged, The operating system will then automatically create a new user profile and log you into this new profile complete with default settings. Greg Shultz...

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  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    Know what to do when Check Disks malfunctions in Vista

    The Check Disk application in Microsoft Windows Vista can sometimes malfunction, causing problems during the boot process. In answer to several TechRepublic member questions, Greg Shultz explores the problems in this issue of the Windows Vista Report, and describes how to permanently fix them. This download is also available as...

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  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    How do I... Use the Vista Check Disk tool for hard disk analysis?

    In most cases, Vista will recognize hard disk problems and automatically schedule Check Disk to run the next time the computer is restarted. However, if you're the proactive type, you might want to keep tabs on the status of your hard disk's health yourself rather than wait for Vista to...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    Explore the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7

    The Problem Steps Recorder will record each and every step a user takes and document the entire operation in both screen captures and step-by-step details. This new Microsoft Windows 7 tool will then save the recorded information as a compiled HTML file and package it up in a ZIP file...

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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 // 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

    10 cool ways to get more mileage out of Adobe Reader 8 and 9

    Adobe Reader may seem a bit dull and utilitarian, but the latest versions offer some lesser-known features that can greatly enhance your PDF-reading experience. From enabling Automatic Scrolling to using the Snapshot tool to having the document text read to you, you'll find a new favorite trick in this mix.This...

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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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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2009

    Windows Vista Registration Changer tool

    When a system changes hands, it's a good idea to update the registration information to reflect the new user. This simple GUI app lets you quickly knock out the task so you don't have to wade through the Registry Editor to make the changes. An article describing this tool is...

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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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  • Tools & Templates // Aug 2009

    Windows Vista IP Configuration Tool

    Avoid the hassle of hitting the command line to run Vista's IPConfig command, with its expanded set of switches. This little GUI app makes the job a cinch.An article describing this tool is available as an entry in our Microsoft Windows blog.

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  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    Configure a USB flash drive to be a Windows 7 installation platform

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use the DiskPart utility to configure a bootable USB flash drive that you can then use to install the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. This download is also available as an entry in...

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  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    10 ways to get the most out of Bing

    Even if you're a firmly entrenched Google user, you might find some useful new functionality in Bing. Greg Shultz looks at a few of the Bing features you might want to investigate.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    Wake a hibernating Windows XP machine based on your schedule

    Put your computer on a schedule. Greg Shultz describes how to wake a PC in hibernation mode using the Scheduled Task Wizard feature of Microsoft Windows XP. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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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 // 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

    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 // 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 2008

    Run UAC restricted programs without the UAC prompt

    Greg Shultz shows you how to create a task in Task Scheduler that will launch an application with the highest available privileges in Microsoft Windows Vista, and then he shows you how to create a shortcut to run that application anytime you want. This download is also available as an...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Increase Vista performance by trimming startup programs

    If you're currently running Microsoft Windows Vista on a system with only 1GB of RAM you know that the system can, at times, be frustratingly slow -- especially when you are running extremely memory intensive applications. You can bump up Vista performance by trimming back startup programs that may not...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    Take back control of Vista's default programs and the Open With list

    Ever had one application establish itself as the default for a certain file type against your wishes? In Microsoft Windows Vista, with some specialized knowledge and some tweaking, you can regain control over your default applications, especially when it comes to the Open With menu. In this edition of the...

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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 // 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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