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Windows Vista is an operating system created by Microsoft as the successor to Windows XP. It was intended for PCs, workstations and laptops, and shares the same code base as its successor, Windows 7. New features included an updated graphical user interface (GUI) and visual style dubbed Aero, a new search component called Windows Search, redesigned networking, audio, print and display subsystems, and new multimedia tools. Vista aimed to increase the level of communication between machines on a home network, using peer-to-peer technology to simplify sharing files and media between computers and devices. Windows Vista included version 3.0 of the .NET Framework, allowing software developers to write applications without traditional Windows APIs.

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I got a notebook (Acer, Vista Home Premium, 32-bit) from one user with a little problem. The PC was too slow to work and no cleanup helped so I decided to reinstall the system.

But I have…

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Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

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One of our customers need to give some few users the availability to install software under Windows 10 (Build 1703) as they are developers. The solution that most of my senior engineers are …

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How to remove "Get Windows 10" icon from the notification area (system tray) - Part 2

With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This…

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How to remove "Get Windows 10" icon from the notification area (system tray) - Part 1

With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This…

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Make Windows 10 Look Like Earlier Versions of Windows with Classic Shell

Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the …

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Move the Taskbar to Create Additional Vertical Screen Space

In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 …

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Make Windows 8 Look Like Earlier Versions of Windows with Classic Shell

Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the …

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Cloning a Hard Drive with Casper

This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete…

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AutoHotkey is an excellent, free, open source programming/scripting language for Windows. It started out as a keyboard/mouse macros product, but has expanded into a robust language. This article provides an introduction to it, with links to additional resources for EE members who want to learn more.
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I have a user who has a Vista computer.   Yes I know they should toss it, but they cannot right now.  The computer was recently re-installed with a 32 bit OEM dvd.  The installation went very …

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Enroll in May's Course of the Month
Enroll in May's Course of the Month

May’s Course of the Month is now available! Experts Exchange’s Premium Members and Team Accounts have access to a complimentary course each month as part of their membership—an extra way to increase training and boost professional development.

Anybody have any ideas on this issue? I'm melting my brain over here going over every nook and cranny I can find and feel like I need a fresh set of eyes, so-to-speak. The PC works just fine on a …

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Am using Paragon 2014 Free Backup and Restore to burn a RMB disc for a 32bit Vista system but can't uncheck the box next to USE  ADK/WAIK  in order to do so.  It tells me at the end that I need to …

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I have Windows 10 laptop i attached one big extended monitor to right hand side of the laptop.
when i click print screen button it prints both which i do not want.

if i use alt print screen…

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When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third party tools

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I have two folders I need to move from one system to another. When I try to send the enter folder the window is missing the name of the folder. I can click on all the files inside from images to word …

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windows vista was windows 6

windows 7 was windows 7

windows 8 was windows 8

windows 10: was it windows 9 or was windows 8.1 windows 9


please tell me windows 1-10

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NOT Windows live Mail
i mean Windows Mail

i have following problem
i have a contact person, say john@telenet.be - who changed his isp to proximus
so now his address became john@proximus.be
i …

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I followed these instructions and get no where.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14200/windows-compress-uncompress-zip-files

The file in the downloads folder is 350MB and shows as a zip …

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I would like to use my home computer (running Vista Ultimate OS) to access documents on my office computer (running Windows 7 Professional OS) using Remote Desktop Connection.  The current set up does…

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Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic
Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Verizon allows you to send a text by e-mail. Both ends can open and read the contents but the person who has the phone with text only can not initiate a text to an e-mail address. So I got a text from…

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We can't install Citrix Receiver on any client.
http://receiver.citrix.com/



System info:
- Windows 10 1607 up-to-date
- Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio …

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What is the minimum permission I need in order to delegate control to a helpdesk user? The customer wants to award permission just to an OU and its Sub-OU’s. The User only needs to move clients,…

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I have never created this Task and see this on many Servers with my User.




Question 1: What is this Task?
Question 2: How has this Task got created? Because I have not created it …

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A customer can't delete a file.



The error we get.

Remove-Item : Der Pfad "C:\Users\test\Downloads\nre  WG  Wichtige Informationen zur Umstellung der Telefonie in ihrem Amt am 08 06 …

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Please ignore any other questions remotely related to this one.
Here are three images. The first one is what happened when a CD or DVD or blank media was inserted into the DVD rom with Windows XP …

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Windows Vista

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Windows Vista is an operating system created by Microsoft as the successor to Windows XP. It was intended for PCs, workstations and laptops, and shares the same code base as its successor, Windows 7. New features included an updated graphical user interface (GUI) and visual style dubbed Aero, a new search component called Windows Search, redesigned networking, audio, print and display subsystems, and new multimedia tools. Vista aimed to increase the level of communication between machines on a home network, using peer-to-peer technology to simplify sharing files and media between computers and devices. Windows Vista included version 3.0 of the .NET Framework, allowing software developers to write applications without traditional Windows APIs.

Related Topics

  1. Windows OS
  2. Windows XP
  3. Microsoft Legacy OS
  4. Windows 7
  5. Laptops Notebooks
  6. Components