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Sticky Thread Clean Install of Windows Without Loss of Data

Save all your data while formatting and making a clean installation of Windows.
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93,745 06-16-2007 10:44 AM by Bobby_b Go to last post
4 Attachment(s) Sticky Thread Dual Boot Vista and XP with Vista already installed

how to install XP after Vista and then correct the bootloader.
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1,703,143 04-16-2013 05:34 PM by omaster Go to last post
Windows Vista Step-by-Step Guides for IT Professionals

These step-by-step guides provide instructions for deploying or migrating to Windows Vista.
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2,961 03-08-2006 08:20 PM by Sami Go to last post
XP: Registry hacks for the start menu (including scripts)

An updated list of about 3X the hacks of my original post, including removal of constant start menu items, general mods and path protection of the items you wish to leave intact.
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14,763 03-08-2006 10:11 PM by William_Wilson Go to last post
Remove Dual Boot

Removing the Dual Boot created by my XP installation without drives.
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10,329 10-17-2006 06:52 PM by William_Wilson Go to last post
Remove WGA alerts

Run out of installations for your XP? But you paid all that money for an OS, it should not annoy you about legitimacy issues, here's how to get rid of the pop-ups and reminders.
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7,838 10-17-2006 06:57 PM by William_Wilson Go to last post
Top Ten New Features in Windows Vista
By Cedric Price

Windows Vista, scheduled for release on January 30th, 2007 has something for everyone, from tight security and stunning new graphics to some new bundled applications. In fact, there is much that this... Read more
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5,861 01-16-2007 04:43 PM by Sami Go to last post
How To Manually Remove Programs from the Add or Remove Programs
jL Acosta

For this tutorial, you will learn a method on removing entries for programs that no longer exist in your computer. These steps will require you to edit your registry. If you are not comfortable doing... Read more
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11,084 03-23-2007 12:38 PM by jlacosta Go to last post
How to Update Hardware Drivers on Windows

Drivers are generally programs that let your attached hardware devices communicate with Windows. It is the language understood by which Windows understands what you hardwares need to do
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10,001 05-10-2007 04:30 AM by Hammurabi Go to last post
Things to like about Windows Vista

A summary of features that are most liked by users of Windows Vista.
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2,839 05-21-2007 10:17 AM by lady_doc77 Go to last post
Errors between Mozilla Firefox and Windows Vista

There have been several errors that have arisen when people have tried to use Mozilla Firefox with the new Windows Vista operating system.
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3,654 05-22-2007 12:00 PM by w.avenue Go to last post
Make your XP like a Vista

Why spend much on a upgrading into a Windows Vista when you are quite content with your Windows XP? Yes, maybe Vista has some stuff that is really so awesome that I just need to have them,... Read more
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2,999 05-24-2007 12:02 PM by lady_doc77 Go to last post
Windows XP Tips and Tricks
By Sami

Though Windows XP is overall a really good operating system, few people use it for anything beyond a container for their other programs.
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19,900 05-24-2007 07:00 PM by Unregistered Go to last post
How to Set Program Access and Defaults in XP

Windows XP has several features that are unique to it and the ability to Set Program Access and Defaults, found in the window for Add/Remove Programs is one of them. This feature is used to... Read more
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9,297 05-28-2007 11:19 AM by deepeedeegee Go to last post
File Sharing Using Windows Vista

Before, the sharing of documents used to be the administrator’s job. The administrator has to post the shared documents and create a special security group to access them. However, with... Read more
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3,502 05-29-2007 01:26 PM by jwd_max Go to last post
How to use the Windows Memory Diagnostics Tool in Vista

The memory diagnostic tool of Windows Vista is used to test the physical memory of your computer. When the computer suddenly acts up, like self rebooting, crashing programs and freezing, then... Read more
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5,705 06-01-2007 11:11 AM by donnagonzales77 Go to last post
Removing Ghost Programs

Have you tried double clicking on a certain program on the list, but were unable to launch it? Or maybe, you tried uninstalling it but it still persisted in the list. There are times that you... Read more
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3,744 06-01-2007 12:55 PM by nicetwice Go to last post
Maximizing your 3D desktop in Vista

As soon as Microsoft launched its new operating system, the Windows Vista, a lot of people were excited to install it into their computers because of the good reviews on the new features that... Read more
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14,305 06-04-2007 10:17 AM by lady_doc77 Go to last post
Reduced functionality in Windows Vista

Windows Vista may have reduced functions if ever it is not activated within the given activation period which is usually 30 days.
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5,005 06-06-2007 07:52 PM by louvince Go to last post
Migrating to Windows Vista

To be able to migrate from an earlier version of Windows to Windows Vista, you should have a computer with a supported version of Windows containing all applications, settings and data that will... Read more
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3,351 06-08-2007 08:31 AM by paula_cute Go to last post
Easy upgrade to Vista
and cheap too!

When Microsoft launched last January 2007 its new operating system, the Microsoft Windows Vista, it was thought that to upgrade from a Windows XP was very easy to do. In fact, many people... Read more
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3,980 06-09-2007 10:07 PM by jwd_max Go to last post
Read-Only USB in Vista

In the world of corporate espionage, a large amount of time and money is being channeled into locking down computers to lessen the risk of losing confidential information in the hands of... Read more
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3,613 06-17-2007 12:08 PM by mark_pelingon Go to last post
Enable or Disable Vista Hibernation

Let Windows XP take control of the power for your computer's disk and other peripheral devices.
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15,144 06-30-2007 07:15 AM by ran_ran_diaz Go to last post
View and Manage Event Logs in Windows XP

Interpret Event Logs in Event Viewer to determine and analyze a system problem
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6,643 07-04-2007 07:18 AM by louvince Go to last post
A fashion statement for your Vista desktop

Would you like to give your Windows Vista desktop a little more character and spruce up what it looks like? Here are two free downloadable applications that can turn your desktop into a... Read more
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3,945 08-18-2007 11:00 AM by HoldemDawg Go to last post
Optimizing MS Windows XP for the JAWS Screenreader

This tutorial discusses the proper optimization strategies and the selection of options on MS Windows XP that will make the JAWS screenreader work better on the machine running on MS Windows XP and... Read more
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6,451 11-03-2007 03:19 PM by hetch hesger Go to last post
How to recover lost password in Win XP

In some instances, recovering a lost password can be easy. For the sake of completeness, we may begin with the simplest tips that can assist you in regaining access to a locked account.... Read more
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4,562 11-12-2007 11:21 AM by Markryan Go to last post
Fax with XP

For users who want fax software for Windows XP, Windows XP has Microsoft Fax module that will serve adequately as a simple PC-based fax utility? It requires having a modem installed on... Read more
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2,968 11-12-2007 11:11 PM by jelly.angel Go to last post
How to create e-mail contact groups in Windows Vista

In Windows Vista, contacts can be managed by using the Windows Contacts application which replaces the old Address Book from Windows XP. You can access Windows Contacts directly from... Read more
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4,595 11-15-2007 05:09 AM by geanne_cleojer Go to last post
Configure the virtual memory in Windows Vista

Virtual Memory is system memory that is simulated by the operating system and it is placed on your hard drive. It combines your computer's RAM with temporary space on your disk. When your computer... Read more
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3,479 11-15-2007 05:21 AM by jelly.angel Go to last post
How to enable and use the "Run As" command when running programs in Windows

It teaches on how to activate the "Run as" command when it is disabled
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7,044 11-17-2007 05:13 AM by benjor basti Go to last post
Formatting Disks in Windows Vista

This will teach you the quickest way in formatting disks on Windows Vista.
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9,032 11-25-2007 11:06 AM by supahman1000 Go to last post

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