Category: Microsoft

Pretty Complete Guide To Moving Outlook to a new Windows computer

  GOAL: To Move Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013, or Outlook 2016 to a new computer running Windows 7, 8, or 10.    The steps are similar for all versions of Outlook and Windows, but dialog and folder paths can vary.   Step 1: Get the files from old computer – get them outta there! If…


Removing Items from Add/Remove Programs, But they still Show in the list! – Windows XP

Have you removed or uninstalled a program and still have it show up in Add/Remove Programs? Let’s get those out of there. Click on Start, then click on Run and type regedit and hit enter. Other Windows version have a search box that you can type regedit into instead of having to click on Run. Look…


TIP: View TCP connection on Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

To view TCP connections on a Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 machine use PowerShell. Type       get-nettcpconnection    in the PowerShell command line.   This will list out the recent TCP connections. Output will look something like this: Look at all that informative goodness!!     Hits: 9


Mandatory User profiles

Did you know you can create a specific user profile that displays only specific desktops to users when they login?  The good news is this is a perpetual thing. No matter what a user changes, when they logoff the changes are not stored. Straight from Microsoft’s site: “A mandatory user profile is a special type…


Exported Virtual Machine boots to 7B BSOD

Yes, a Dell logo. But when props are due someone I don’t mind giving them. A little bit ago I had been a long time Acronis Enterprise user for our server backup and restores. Not long ago I began testing an updated  Acronis 11.5. During restore tests I began to get the BSOD with the…


Minimum System Requirements for Windows List 3x to 10

I am noticing on many retro forums and groups growing numbers of enthusiasts asking what hardware can i run with xx version of windows or will this so and so work with xx version of windows. Thought maybe this information might help!  I didn’t go back earlier as hardly anyone ran earlier versions. Let’s start…