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Last Updated on 9 May 2013, Total: 57 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Device driver installation and elevation

    A tip concerning UAC elevation prompts appearing when a user tries to install a device driver... Read More

  2. System Restore and Windows Update

    Describes the impact of disabling System Restore on updating Windows computers... Read More

  3. Restoring default out-of-the-box ACLs

    A tip on restoring the default out-of-the-box ACLs on a Windows 7 installation... Read More

  4. How to prevent users from installing Windows XP Mode

    A tip on some ways of blocking users from installing Windows XP Mode on Windows 7 computers... Read More

  5. Restrictions on local user names

    There are certain names you shouldn't try to use when creating a new local user on a Windows 7 computer... Read More

  6. Local admin accounts vs. the default Administrator account

    What’s the difference between the local Administrator account in Windows 7 and a new user account you create on the system that belongs to the Administrators local group?... Read More

  7. Disabling Online Help in High-Security Environments

    How to prevent Windows Help from prompting users to download help from the Internet in high-security environments where Internet access is tightly controlled... Read More

  8. Differences how environment variables are resolved when using RUP

    This tip explains a difference between Windows 7 and Windows XP in how environment variables are resolved when logging on using a roaming user profile... Read More

  9. Launch a command prompt window using SYSTEM credentials

    How to launch a command prompt window using SYSTEM credentials... Read More

  10. Troubleshooting: Error when trying to forcibly log a user off using Task Manager

    How to troubleshoot an Access Denied error when trying to forcibly log a user off using Task Manager in Windows 7... Read More

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