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Windows Vista Tutorials, Tricks and Tips.
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How to Upload and Post a Screenshot and File in Vista Forums

This will show you how to upload, attach, and post a screenshot, image, or a file in your post here at Vista Forums.
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This is a master list of all Vista Tutorials listed in alphabetical order.
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How to Hide or Unhide a Drive in Vista and Windows 7

This will show you how to hide or unhide a drive from being displayed in Computer and Windows Explorer in Vista and Windows 7.
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61
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292,843

Restore Default Vista File Extension Type Associations

This will allow you to restore the default registry entries and program associations for the Vista file extension type of your choice.
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178
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373,104

How to Download a Vista ISO and Create an Installation DVD or USB

This tutorial will show you how to create a Vista ISO file, and how to create a Vista installation DVD or USB from the ISO file.
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144
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995,420

How to Backup and Restore Messages in Windows Mail

This will show you how to backup and restore messagas in Windows Mail.
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44
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317,518

How to Disable or Enable Vista Services with an Advice Guide

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable a Service in Vista.
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222,751

How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista and Windows 7

This tutorial will show you how to use the 'Snipping Tool' to select an area of an on-screen image for use in other programs and applications.
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114,403

How to Fix the Error "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded."

This will show you how to fix the error :
The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded.
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2,764,624

How to Use the Vista SP2 Disk Cleanup Tool

This will show you how to run the Vista SP2 Cleanup Tool to permanently remove the backed up Vista RTM and SP1 files created during the installion of the Vista SP2 to gain more hard drive space.
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83
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96,528

How to Use Disk Cleanup in Vista

This will show you how to open and use Disk Cleanup to find and remove temporary files on your computer that you decide you no longer need.
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198,220

Power Options and Sleep Mode Problems

This will show you some steps to help you troubleshoot and find out what is causing your sleep mode problem. These are the usual reasons for sleep mode problems.
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1,507,514

Repair Install For Vista

This tutorial will show you how to repair your Vista installation and keep all of your personal user account files, settings, and programs. You will be performing a Upgrade Install from within your currently running Vista.
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323
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1,498,081

How to Rebuild the Icon Cache in Vista

This will show you how to delete the icon cache, to clear it, so Vista will rebuild it after a restart.
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84
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408,839

How to Add or Remove "Copy as Path" from the Vista and Windows 7 Context Menu

This will show you how to add or remove Copy as Path from the context menu for all users on the computer.
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33,434

How to Fix the New Folder Context Menu Item in Vista

If when you right click on the desktop or in a User folder and click on New and Folder it does not work, then this will show you how to fix the Folder menu item so it will create a new folder again.
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253,365

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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307,238

How to Do a Clean Install and Setup with a Full Version of Vista

This will show you how to do a clean install and setup of a Full Retail or Express installation DVD version of Vista.
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116
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293,454

How to Fix the Start Error For Windows Search Service to Enable the Index in Vista

If the Indexing Options are grayed out and you cannot get the Windows Search service to start, then this will show you how fix the problem to get the search Index running again.
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115
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239,468

How to Change a Shortcut Folder or File Icon in Vista

This will show you how to change a shortcut folder or file icon to any icon you want.
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83,597

How to See System Uptime in Vista and Windows 7

The system up time will show you how much time your system has been running since the last time the computer had been shutdown or restarted. It can be fun to see who has the longest up time.
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16,585

How to Change the Default Boot Screen in Vista

This will show you how to replace the default Vista boot screen with a downloaded BootSkin or any .bmp, .jpg, .png, or .gif image of your choice instead.
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197,918