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God Mode – Give Windows users an easier way to destory their computers

Windows 7 and Vista (latter can be buggy) has an interesting feature that allows quick access to allow kinds of administrative tools. To create God Mode simply create a new folder on your desktop and name it the following: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} … Continue reading

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Converting Microsoft OS to VMWare Guest

A friend had two notebooks running Microsoft XP Home and Professional editions in which the notebooks were no longer functional but the hard drives were in good shape so I recommend running them in a VM guest. I knew I … Continue reading

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Converting Microsoft Vista from one version to another

A desktop that I had which was used for work recently would not activate because it required connectivity to the companies KMS server which I would connect to via VPN to complete but since I no longer work there that’s … Continue reading

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Force Outlook to open all email in plain text

For reference. Strip HTML email in Outlook into plain text Content: First, this is secure as many of the worms and bugs rely on HTML script code. One good example could be the needless advertisements or images sent inside spam … Continue reading

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Disable fast user switching on Vista

Getting Started Save all your work before switching. If the other user shuts down the computer or logs you off, Windows won’t save your open files automatically. In Vista (unlike Windows XP), Fast User Switching works if you’re on a … Continue reading

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Edit group policy on remote computer

Want to open up the MMC of a local Group Policy on a remote machine? Simply go to Start Run and type: gpedit.msc /gpcomputer: Computername

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