Category: Windows XP

How to Backup and Import Email Signatures in Outlook 2013 Profiles 2

How to Backup and Import Email Signatures in Outlook 2013 Profiles

In August 2013 I wrote this article on How to Export and Import Outlook 2013 Account Settings. The procedure I documented imports the POP3 account settings but not the signatures. Here’s the procedure you...

Microsoft’s Billion Dollar Products 0

Microsoft’s Billion Dollar Products

Microsoft has several products that are generating good revenue for their business. Mary Jo Foley recently published this article that has more details. Most of the heavy hitters are big names but SharePoint definitely...

How to Delete Inactive Profiles on Windows 7 2

How to Delete Inactive Profiles on Windows 7

A few years ago I wrote this article Deleting Old User Profiles in Windows 2000/XP/2003 about a User Profile Deletion utility called DelProf.exe. This tool is part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit....

Free Wake-On-LAN GUI Tool 0

Free Wake-On-LAN GUI Tool

There is a free Wake-On-LAN GUI tool available that you can use to wake a remote computer up by either using it’s IP address or it’s Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN). You can use...

Operating System Market Share 0

Operating System Market Share

According to netmarket.com, here is the latest operating system market share breakdown. If it weren’t for Mac’s 5% market share, Windows (91.09%) would pretty much be the only OS used around the world. With...

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer 2

How to Remotely Restart a Windows Computer

The Shutdown command can be used to remotely restart or shutdown a Windows 2000 or later computer. For example, you can remotely reboot a Windows 7 computer from a Windows XP computer as long...

DNS Glossary 0

DNS Glossary

Microsoft’s Active Directory relies on Domain Name System (DNS) so it’s important to have a good understanding of DNS concepts and terms. Here’s a glossary of DNS terminology in alphabetical order. You can also...

Windows 7 Tools for Image-Based Installation 0

Windows 7 Tools for Image-Based Installation

Microsoft offers several tools that can be useful in deploying Windows 7 images to your workstations. Here are a few of them in alphabetical order. Answer File: The answer file for Windows Setup  is...

Error: Access is denied. Check that the Default Content Access Account has access to this account, or add a crawl rule to crawl this content. 0

Error: Access is denied. Check that the Default Content Access Account has access to this account, or add a crawl rule to crawl this content.

When working with the Search feature in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 you may have encountered the following error: Access is denied. Check that the Default Content Access Account has access to this...

Some Windows Users Experiencing “Black Screen of Death” 0

Some Windows Users Experiencing “Black Screen of Death”

According to reports, some Microsoft Windows computers are experiencing a “Black Screen of Death.” The phrase Black Screen of Death came out of the famous “Blue Screen of Death”, which caused system crash on earlier Windows operating...