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Know the Tools You’ll Need to Deploy Windows Vista
Do you know what tools you’ll need to use to prepare and deploy Windows Vista to systems throughout your environment? Here’s an overview of the tools you’ll need, and the ones you can forget about.
Delete Files Permanently with SDelete
When you delete a file, Windows removes the index for the file, but the file’s contents are still on the disk until the data has been overwritten by another file. Learn how to delete files permanently so attackers can’t recover this data.
Use Msconfig to Disable and Enable UAC
To determine whether UAC is causing an application compatibility problem, you can temporarily disable UAC. This explains how to do it quickly.
New Command-Line Switches for Sc.exe
On Windows Vista, the sc.exe command has been enhanced with new command-line switches. Here’s a look at what’s new.
Create an Ad Hoc Wireless Network
If you want to share information stored on your computer with other nearby computers, you can set up an ad hoc wireless network. Learn how.
Troubleshoot Slow Start Ups with Windows Boot Performance Diagnostics
Find out how you can use Windows Boot Performance Diagnostics to identify the source of startup performance problems and automatically fix issues.
Prevent Users from Deleting Browsing History and Clearing Cookies
You may know how to easily clear your browsing history and delete your cookies in Internet Explorer 7. But did you know you can disable these options for users in your environment?
Remove Unwanted Toolbars and Fix Settings in Internet Explorer
Problematic add-ons. Changed browser settings. A new homepage. Find out how you can troubleshoot and fix persistent, unwanted changes.
Use the Snipping Tool to Capture Screen Shots
Windows Vista offers built-in support for more control over screenshots. Find out what you can do with the Snipping Tool.
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