Greg Shultz

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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 // Sep 2008

    Take advantage of Windows Explorer's Navigation Pane

    While Vista's Windows Explorer provides you with what appears to be a standard Folders pane, just like the previous versions of Windows, the Vista version is actually called the Navigation pane and it consists of two sections -- the Folders section and the Favorite Links section. In this edition of...

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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 // 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 // Aug 2008

    How do I... Create a Suspend Mode shortcut in Windows XP?

    You don't need third-party software or expensive keyboards to quickly put your Microsoft Windows XP personal computer into Suspend Mode. All you need is a special shortcut. Greg Shultz shows you how to create it. This download is also available as an entry in the TechRepublic Microsoft Windows blog.

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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 // 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 // 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

    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

    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

    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 // 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 // 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 // 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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