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Windows 8 "Refresh Your PC without affecting your file" option deletes your Outlook profile
Windows 8 "Refresh Your PC without affecting your file" option deletes your Outlook profile http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2872888/en-us?sd=rss&spid=14864 After you run the "Refresh Your PC without affecting your files" feature...
Another methods to dual boot Windows 8 and previous version of Windows
Saw a good post on that: “Step-By-Step”- 4 Methods to Dual Boot Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 with or without Windows 7 http://blogs.technet.com/b/blainbar/archive/2012/09/25/step-by-step-4-ways-to-dual-boot-microsoft-windows...
How to configure Windows Defender to get definition updates in Windows 8 without using Windows Update?
In Windows 8, the automatic definition update work only IF you TURN ON the Windows Update and configure it to install update AUTOMATICALLY! If you need to turn off the windows automatic update but still want Windows Defender to update its definition,...
Posted: Sun, Dec 9 2012 19:37 by Richard | with no comments
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Technical reference for Client Hyper-V in Windows 8
Technical reference for Client Hyper-V in Windows 8 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh857623.aspx Client Hyper-V Survival Guide http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7704.client-hyper-v-survival-guide.aspx Hyper-V: How...
Windows 8 build-in PDF reader?
When clicking on a link to a PDF file within a PDF file in Windows 8 Reader nothing happens http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2777631/en-us?sd=rss&spid=16799 Consider the following scenario: You have a computer running Windows 8. You open a PDF file...
Posted: Sat, Oct 27 2012 12:43 by Richard | with no comments
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Another reference on installing Windows 8 on VHD(Boot from VHD)
Just found another article talking about it, please reference here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2012/08/18/how-to-create-windows-8-vhd-for-boot-to-vhd-using-simple-easy-to-follow-steps.aspx Copy from there(I hope Harold don't mind...
Merge Outlook archive files
Reference here: http://www.msoutlook.info/question/207 and here: http://www.outlookpower.com/issues/issue200608/00001822001.html
Posted: Fri, Jul 20 2012 22:07 by Richard | with no comments
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Clear all the remote desktop session remotely
My best friend just asked is it possilbe to killing remote desktop session remotely. The reason for doing that was cause by my friend need to physically go back to his office and logon to the server in order to clear the connection in last weekend. For...
Remote Desktop Services Shortcut Keys
ALT+PAGE UP Switches between programs from left to right. ALT+PAGE DOWN Switches between programs for right to left. ALT+INSERT Cycles through the programs in the order they were started. ALT+HOME Displays the Start menu. CTRL+ALT+BREAK Switches the client...
Fixing Google Chome browser would not load any web pages in Windows XP.
If you install Google Chome browser in Windows XP and found that the Chome browser cannot load any webpages after install. You may try to add the "--no-sandbox" switch to the end of the target field inside the Chome browser shortcut. It will...
How to clear or Reset COM port ?
Repost from : http://blog.cognitioninfotech.com/2009/01/how-to-clear-or-reset-com-port.html Windows always assign a COM port no (like COM2, COM3 etc) every time you connect a USB device like modem, mobile phone or specially serial to USB convertors to...
Posted: Sat, Dec 31 2011 3:40 by Richard | with no comments
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Hyper-V will be included as part of Windows 8 - what does that mean for client-side virtualization?
Hyper-V will be included as part of Windows 8 - what does that mean for client-side virtualization? http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/gabeknuth/archive/2011/09/14/hyper-v-will-be-included-as-part-of-windows-8-what-does-that-mean-for-client-side-virtualization...
Why Microsoft is not getting serious with desktop virtualization in Windows 8
http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/brianmadden/archive/2011/09/22/why-microsoft-is-not-getting-serious-with-desktop-virtualization-in-windows-8.aspx?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+brianmadden%2Frss+(BrianMadden.com+-...
Excel 2003 Office File Validation (OFV) opens workbooks slower across the network
Excel 2003 Office File Validation (OFV) opens workbooks slower across the network http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2570623/
Posted: Sat, Jul 16 2011 11:55 by Richard | with no comments
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General steps for problem on joining client computer to domain.
If you have a client computer which cannnot join to your company domain while other clients did not have any problem, You can try the following steps: 1. Open the problematic client, Click start and run “cmd” without quotes to command line...
Use Android 2.2 to retrieve hotmail.com live.com live.hk....etc email
Many students asked how to get the email from hotmail/live.com/live.hk...etc from their Android phone, and I found the following information from the web: --------------------------------------------------------- For the few of you who still use Hotmail...
Posted: Mon, Jan 31 2011 20:40 by Richard | with no comments
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How can I install Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 to a virtual hard disk (VHD) file?
Many of my students asked how to create a "Windows VHD " in order to use the boot from VHD feature in Winows 7, after some searching, I found the following steps: Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 add the ability for an OS to be installed onto a...
How to Apply Local Policies to all Users Except Administrators on Windows XP in a Workgroup Setting
How to Apply Local Policies to all Users Except Administrators on Windows XP in a Workgroup Setting SUMMARY This article describes how to apply local policies to all users, except administrators, on a Windows 2000-based computer that is in a workgroup...
Posted: Fri, Sep 3 2010 21:11 by Richard | with no comments
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Installing Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 to Windows 7
My students keep asking me for the steps to install Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 to Win7, i find the following information from the web and repost here: To install Virtual Server under Windows 7 is straightforward, although it involved registry editing...
Control USB Drive Letter Assignment in Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008
Just found some good information about controlling the USB device drive letter in Windows from Petri site: The USBDLM is a freeware for personal use Windows service that gives control over Window's drive letter assignment for USB drives. Running as...
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