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Windows Vista Tutorials, Tricks and Tips.
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Jan 05
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169

How to Do a System Restore in Vista

This will show you how to do a System Restore to help you restore your computer's system files, programs, and registry settings to an earlier point in time. This can help repair your computer.
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169
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313,753
Jan 10
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114

How to Create a Complete Computer Backup and Restore Image in Vista

This will show you how to create a Complete Computer Backup and Restore Image. This is only for the Vista Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business versions.
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114
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157,189
Jan 10
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185

How to Change the System Restore Disk Space Usage Amount in Vista

This will show you how to change the System Restore (Shadow Copy) maximum disk space usage from the default 15 % of you hard drive volume to what you want it to be instead, and to see how much space is being used.
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185
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233,955
Jan 05
36,334
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How to Backup and Restore Pinned Start Menu Items in Vista

This will show you how to backup and restore your pinned Start Menu items automatically with one click in Vista.
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36,334
Jan 11
76,063
10

How to Restore your Windows.old Folder into a New Installation

This tutorial explains how to restore files and settings from the windows.old folder after a new installation over an old one.
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10
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76,063
Jan 11
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85

How to Restore the Complete Computer from a Complete Backup and Restore Image in Vista

A Windows Complete PC Backup image contains copies of your programs, system settings, and files. This will show you how to restore the complete computer from a Complete PC Backup and Restore image.
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85
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207,482
Jan 11
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129,572
43

How to Restore Backup Files in Vista

This will show you how to restore backed up versions of files, that have been lost, damaged, or changed accidentally, made from the Backup Files feature in Vista.
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43
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129,572
Jan 11
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170,180
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How to Change the Automatic System Restore Point Settings in Vista Task Scheduler

By default System Restore is scheduled to create a restore point at 12 AM every day (Daily trigger) and at every system startup (At startup trigger) in Task Scheduler if any system changes were made from the last time it checked . This will show you how to change these schedule settings, or disable one or both triggers.
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55
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170,180
Jan 04
36,517
13

How to Enable or Disable Backup Status and Configuration in Vista

This will show you how to enable or disable Backup Status and Configuration for all users on the computer. This for the Back up Files, Restore Files, and Complete PC Backup applications and showing backup status.
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13
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36,517
Jan 11
2
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35

How to Backup Files with Optional Automatic Backups in Vista

This will show you how to backup selected file types on your computer manually or with optional automatic backups.
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35
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54,759
Jan 11
63,463
17

How to Restore Previous Versions of a File and Folder in Vista

This will show you how to restore Previous Versions of a file or folder from a list of previous versions (shadow copy) at different points in time to choose from.
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17
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63,463
Jan 11
20,960
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How to Backup Specific Files in Vista Like NT Backup in XP

In Vista we can only backup file types in the built-in backup files feature. That will use more space from your drive. This tutorial will help you to create a backup of specific files instead of file types.
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0
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20,960
Jan 11
6,145
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How to Back Up Data without Booting into Windows Vista

Wait, how can I back up my stuffs when I cant even boot to windows because of this blue screen or any other windows errors?
Today, we will show you how you can make use of a USB flash drive to save your important things when windows fails to boot.
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0
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6,145
Jan 02
14,995
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How to Enable or Disable Create Vista System Restore Point when a Application is Installed

This will show you how to enable or disable System Restore from creating a restore point automatically when you install a application on your computer.
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14,995
Jan 01
12,855
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How to Enable or Disable Create Vista System Restore Point when New Device Driver is Installed

This will show you how to enable or disable System Restore from creating a restore point automatically when you install or update a new device driver on your computer.
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0
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12,855
Jan 11
88,333
15

How to Turn System Restore On or Off in Vista

This will show you how to Turn System Restore On or Off in Vista
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15
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88,333
Jan 01
41,460
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How to Add or Remove "Previous Versions" Tab from Properties

This will allow you to add or remove the Previous Versions tab from all Properties pages of files and folders for all users in Vista and Windows 7
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0
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41,460
Dec 31
23,127
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How to Reset the Last Backup Listing for Vista Back Up Files

This will show you how to reset the Last Backup listing so the old or deleted Back Up Files will no longer be displayed with it's time, date, and location in the Backup and Restore Center.
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0
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23,127
Dec 31
14,312
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How to Reset the Last Backup Listing for Vista Complete PC Backup

This will show you how to reset the Last Backup listing so the old or deleted Complete PC Backup will no longer be displayed with it's time, date, and location in the Backup and Restore Center.
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0
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14,312
Dec 31
31,920
4

How to Create a "System Restore" Shortcut in Vista

This will show you how to create a shortcut to the main System Restore window to make it easier to do a System Restore.
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4
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31,920