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System recovery made easy

Posted on 1/26/11 3:00 PM by Get Schooled in Microsoft, in Vista, in Pre-installation Environment, in Recovery, in System Recovery, in Tips & Tricks

System recovery made easy with Vista’s Pre-installation Environment

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I want my RUN command back!

Posted on 2/23/10 9:26 AM by Get Schooled in Microsoft, in New Horizons Computer Learning Center, in start menu, in Vista, in Windows Vista, in RUN command, in Tips & Tricks

If you’re attached to the Run command, you may have been dissapointed when you noticed it’s missing from the Windows Vista Start Menu. While the Start Search command performs the same functions as the Run command, (allowing you to find and open files, folders, even web site urls quickly) you can get the Run command back into the Start menu if you want it.

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Overcome Vista user control hassles and prove the critics wrong

Posted on 2/19/09 1:44 PM by Get Schooled in Microsoft, in Vista, in tips and tricks

You've probably seen that Mac commercial where the "Mac" keeps trying to talk to "Vista," but they keep getting interrupted for requests for permission to continue. As funny as "You're coming to a sad realization: Cancel or Allow" is, working around Vista's User Account Control (UAC) to perform many daily functions is no laughing matter.

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Parental Controls on Vista Ultimate computer

Posted on 1/30/09 5:28 PM by Get Schooled in Vista, in home PC, in parental control, in tips and tricks

I had a conversation with a co-worker today about some issues they were having with a kid reading "inappropriate material" on the web. Thus, a lesson on implementing parental controls with Vista is below.

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