Greg Shultz

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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 // 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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  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2009

    The ARP Gadget

    Windows offers a command-line utility that lets you examine or modify the ARP cache. To make the tool easier to use, Greg Shultz has 'gadgetized' it for Vista and Windows 7. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Evaluate the efficiency of Windows 7 Power Plan settings

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz examines the Windows 7 Power Plans. He then shows you how to use Windows 7's PowerCfg command line tool to evaluate the efficiency of your Power Plan settings. This download is also available as an entry in...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Explore the Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz examines the Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals spreadsheet and provides you with an overview of what you can find in it.

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  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2009

    The Netstat Gadget

    The Netstat utility can help solve vexing connectivity issues - but its command-line interface isn't for everyone. This free Vista / Windows 7 gadget makes the tool much easier to use. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    Take the productivity benefits of Snap, Shake, and Peek seriously

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and 7 Report, Greg Shultz examines the management of multiple open windows in the Windows operating system over the years. He then focuses on the windows management solutions offered by the new Aero UI features: Snap, Shake, and Peek. This download is also...

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  • Downloads // Nov 2009

    10 antivirus programs for Windows 7

    Windows 7 offers some new security features, but a good antivirus program can provide additional protection. Greg Shultz put together a list of 10 solid Windows 7-compatible choices.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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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 // 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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  • Tools & Templates // Oct 2009

    The Route Gadget

    This handy gadget offers the diagnostic benefits of the Route command without the command-line hassles. Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

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  • Downloads // Oct 2009

    Create a Windows XP and 7 dual-boot system staged for an easy migration

    In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use Easeus Partition Master Home Edition to easily resize your existing Windows XP partition and then install Windows 7 in a dual-boot configuration on the same hard disk. This download is also available...

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  • Tools & Templates // Oct 2009

    The PathPing Gadget

    This free Vista/Windows 7 gadget automates the powerful PathPing utility, making it easier for you to isolate the cause of network problems.Visit our Microsoft Windows blog for more Windows information and resources.

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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 // 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

    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

    100 keyboard shortcuts for moving faster in Windows 7

    You don't have to experiment to find out which traditional shortcuts still work in Windows 7 -- or search for ones that have been added to the new OS. Just refer to this quick reference to speed common Windows 7 tasks.

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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 // Sep 2009

    Use System Restore to overcome a lost Administrator password

    In this edition of the Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, Greg Shultz shows you how to use System Restore and a Windows DVD to revive a system with a lost Administrator password. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows Blog.

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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 // Sep 2009

    Windows Vista IPConfig Gadget

    After building his Vista IP Configuration Tool, Greg Shultz responded to member requests and created this Sidebar gadget to make things even easier.For a little background on the tool, see Greg's entry in our Microsoft Windows blog.

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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

    10 IE8 Accelerators worth checking out

    Internet Explorer 8's Accelerators can expedite all sorts of browser tasks. Here are some you may find particularly useful.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    Go fast on the Web with IE8 Accelerators

    Accelerators can shave tons of time off your everyday browser tasks. Greg Shultz introduces this feature and explains how to get the most out of it.This download is also available as an entry in our Microsoft Windows blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    10 things you should know about moving from Windows XP to Windows 7

    Jumping from Windows XP to Windows 7 will require some specialized knowledge. Greg Shultz offers advice specifically for those taking that route.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    Configure a USB flash drive for Windows 7 installation: Revisited

    Using a USB Flash drive as a Windows 7 installation platform is a great idea, but when Greg Shultz proposed it, there were some questions raised. In this edition of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 Report, he takes a moment to address those member questions. This download is also...

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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

    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 // 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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  • 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

    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

    10 cool things you can do with a USB flash drive

    Your USB flash drive can do a whole lot more than just move data around. Greg Shultz introduces a variety of creative ways to put that drive to good use.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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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 // 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 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

    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

    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

    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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