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Upgrading to Windows 7 from Windows Vista  | TechNet Edge Learn how to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7, from backing up your computers to performing the upgrade, basic configurations, establishing Internet connectivity, and checking for updates. You'll also get a demonstration of how to use the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. Click here to try Windows 7... More...

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Microsoft Fix It Center Client (Beta)  | TechNet Edge One of the many things that I love about what Microsoft has done with Windows 7 (and Windows Server 2008 R2 for that matter) is the move to reducing the amount of time that IT staff spends supporting existing systems. A good example of this is the Windows 7 Action center that allows users to self-di... More...

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Get Started with Powershell | TechNet Edge Have you started automating your day-to-day IT management tasks with Powershell yet or are you still depending upon the VBScripts? Watch this video to know how easy it is to get started with Windows Powershell without learning scripting! Get to know all about Windows Powershell. More...

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How Bitlocker prevents Offline Attacks on Windows | TechNet Edge Watch this video to understand what offline attacks on an operating system are, how it works and how the use of bitlocker drive encryption on Windows 7 and Windows Vista systems helps prevent them. Also know how to protect portable voulmes using Windows 7 Bitlocker To Go feature.Know the requirement... More...

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Windows Client Licensing Simplified | TechNet Video How do I buy a Genuine Windows 7 operating system software? Do I need a full Operating System License or an Upgrade Only? What is a Volume License? Which license suits best for me and my organiztion's needs? Do I need a full Operating System License or an Upgrade Only? What is a Volume License? Whic... More...

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Leveraging Software to Reduce Energy Consumption | TechNet Edge Faced with data center capacity limitations, soaring server use and increased energy consumption, Microsoft IT (MS IT) organized for and developed an Environmental Sustainability (ES) plan. Aimed at reducing the environmental impact of Microsoft, the ES plan inlcudes the strategy of using software t... More...

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Application Compatibility resources with Jeremy Chapman | TechNet Video Jeremy Chapman gives us a quick walkthrough of the tings you can do with the Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.5, including inventory collection of the apps and drivers in use in your environment, and lookup of the compatibility of those with Windows Vista and Windows 7. He also shows you so... More...

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Screencast:  Ways to Improve Your Windows Vista Computer Performance | TechNet Edge I decided for my first screencast that I would leverage the Windows Vista Help and How-to website. After reviewing the content available there, I thought it would be useful to do a quick run through of Performance Information and Tools in the control panel.Turns out it wasn't as quick as I thought i... More...

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Screencast Series: Step-By-Step Windows Vista "Nibbles" - Part 1 of 12 - Updating Windows System Files | TechNet Edge I have put together a  12-part screencast series on Windows Vista with content taken from the MSPress book: Windows Vista™ Step by Step. Each part in the series excerpts a section from a chapter. I'm calling each of these excerpts a "nibble", hence the series title:  Step-By-Step: Window Vista Nibbl... More...

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Screencast Series: Step-By-Step Windows Vista "Nibbles" - Part 3 of 12 - Viewing Folders and Files in Different Ways | TechNet Edge The Windows Explorer window is dynamic and changes to reflect the content you are viewing. In this screencast we'll look the new layout of Windows Explorer and how we can customize our view. The core elements of Windows Explorer are: Back and Forward buttons - works in the the same way as Internet E... More...

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