Windows Vista

Last Updated on 30 Jan. 2012, Total: 153 Knowledge Base Tips

116 Admin Tips 7 July 2011
29 Administration 11 Nov. 2010
1 Application Compatibility 17 Jan. 2008
1 Built-in Diagnostics 29 June 2009
42 Deployment 22 Sept. 2009
11 Misc 30 June 2009
18 Networking 7 July 2011
5 Security 29 Sept. 2009
9 Troubleshooting 5 Jan. 2009
3 Registry Tips 30 Jan. 2012
2 Registry Hacks 30 Jan. 2012
34 User Tips 14 Dec. 2011
3 Collaboration and Sharing 24 Oct. 2008
9 Internet Explorer 14 Dec. 2011
14 Misc 5 June 2009
3 Search 14 July 2011
5 Shell (GUI) 29 Sept. 2009
  1. Overriding device installation policies

    Admins on Vista machines are also subject to device installation restrictions, but you can change this... Read More

  2. Controlling which kinds of devices can be installed

    In Vista, you can prevent any specify type of device from being intalled... Read More

  3. Disabling removable devices

    How to prevent USB devices and other removable devices from being installed in Vista... Read More

  4. Configuring device installation timeout

    How to allow more time for new devices to install properly in Vista... Read More

  5. Device installation and system restore

    How to minimize creation of new restore points due to frequent driver upgrades and installs... Read More

  6. Disabling preferential device drivers

    How to ensure Vista always uses the latest drivers for your devices... Read More

  7. Disabling device found popups

    How to disable annoying popups for new device detection in Vista... Read More

  8. Disable hibernation

    How to disable hibernation in Vista... Read More

  9. Disabling UAC

    How to disable the UAC feature in Vista... Read More

  10. Watching for network activity

    How to watch for network activity in Vista... Read More

  11. Where's the Run Box?

    How to quickly run programs in Vista... Read More

  12. Event log retention

    How to configure event log retention in Windows Vista... Read More

  13. Free up disk space

    How to free up disk space used by System Protection in Windows Vista... Read More

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