1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Launch a command prompt window using SYSTEM credentials

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

  6. 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

  7. Enabling/Disabling Hibernation and Hybrid Sleep in Windows Vista & 7

    By default, Hibernation is disabled in Windows Vista & 7, but here's how to turn in on... Read More

  8. Enable the Built-In Administrator Account in Windows Vista & 7

    By default the Administrator account is turned off, but you can enable it and set a password... Read More

  9. Limitations of Runas in Windows 7

    This tip describes the limitations of using the Runas command in Windows 7... Read More

  10. Forcing re-evaluation of computer group membership

    How to force re-evaluation of computer group membership after the user has logged on... Read More

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