Category Archives: Know Where Know-How

How to Install the Windows Phone Developer Tools on Windows Server 2008

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Aaron Stebner, has an "unofficial" (use at your own risk) method to install the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP on Windows Server 2008. How to install the Windows Phone Developer Tools on Windows Server 2008: Download … Continue reading

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Beyond Office 2010 – The Future of Productivity

Beyond Office 2010 – The Future of Productivity – This Microsoft paper illustrates how productivity software has evolved to make your work life easier and more productive, and explores some areas where Microsoft is using new technologies and approaches to drive … Continue reading

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Ultimate List of Free Windows Phone 7 Software & Resources from Microsoft

  I’ve received a few emails asking if/when I’d be creating a “Windows Phone 7 Software & Resources” listing — so here’s the Road to Know Where’s “Free Windows Phone 7 Software & Resources from Microsoft.”      WINDOWS 7 … Continue reading

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There is NO “Hidden or Undocumented” Advanced Tag Editor for Windows 7’s Media Player 12

  I received an email asking if I knew about the "Hidden" Advanced Tag Editor for Windows Media Player 12? written about at Wikipedia.   Knowing the history of the removal of Advanced Tag Editor from Windows 7’s Windows Media … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Documentation for “Outlook Personal Folders File (.pst) Format Structure Specification”

  Microsoft’s Outlook Personal Folders File Format Documentation provides the necessary technical information required to read and write the contents of a Personal Folders File (PST). This document also specifies the minimum requirements for a PST file to be recognizable … Continue reading

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How to Configure Legacy Devices to Run on Windows 7

  TechNet Cut-n-Paste Reposting:  The Windows 7 driver store includes a small collection of drivers for legacy devices, mostly older printers, modems, scanners, infrared ports, PCMCIA controllers, and other oddball devices that don’t use Plug and Play connections. As you … Continue reading

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How to Setup Windows 7 for Left Handed People

  How to Setup Windows 7 for Left Handed People: STEP ONE – Swap Left & Right Mouse Buttons Click (Start) selecting Control Panel Click "Ease of Access" Click "Change how your mouse works" Click "Mouse settings" From the Buttons tab … Continue reading

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Problems with Windows 7? “The behavior may be by design”

  While researching a future blog article on Windows 7 Troubleshooting, I found these Microsoft KB Articles with the solution "This behavior is by design" amusing. (^_^)   WINDOWS 7: A FAT formatted removable media that is encrypted by BitLocker Drive Encryption on Windows … Continue reading

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How to Set Internet Explorer as Default Browser Via Batch File

  Thanks to MSDN Blogger, Akshay, for writting a batch file that (re)sets Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the default browser. :: .htm extensionreg add "HKCUSoftwareClasses.htm" /t REG_SZ /d "htmlfile" /f :: .html extensionreg add "HKCUSoftwareClasses.html" /t REG_SZ /d "htmlfile" /f :: … Continue reading

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How to Make your own Ringtones in Windows 7

  Create and assign a ringtone for your mobile phone using Windows 7 Device Stage – You can use your computer to create and save your own customized ringtones for your mobile phone.   To use the ringtone capabilities of Windows … Continue reading

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