Windows 8 "Refresh Your PC without affecting your file" option deletes your Outlook profile

Windows 8 “Refresh Your PC without affecting your file” option deletes your Outlook profilehttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/2872888/en-us?sd=rss&spid=14864 After you run the “Refresh Your PC without affecting your files” feature in Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows RT, the Microsoft Outlook profile is deleted, and the data files are deleted or moved. Note This feature is also known as the Push-Button Reset option. More Information In this situation, you must re-create the Outlook profile and then manually import the Outlook Data (.pst) file or files from the following locations: C:\Users\<Your User Name>\Documents\Outlook Files C:\Windows.old\Users\<Your User Name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook

How to configure Windows Defender to get definition updates in Windows 8 without using Windows Update?

In Windows 8, the automatic definition update work only IF you TURN ON the Windows Update and configure it to install update AUTOMATICALLY!If you need to turn off the windows automatic update but still want Windows Defender to update its definition, it would be trouble. According to some references from the internet, you can use the Task Scheduler to help you.Use administrator right to open a command prompt and run the following: schtasks /create /tn “My Definition Update” /sc DAILY /MO 1 /st 04:00 /ru SYSTEM /RL HIGHEST /tr “‘C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpCmdRun.exe’ -SignatureUpdate -MMPC” (Note that if you copy/paste the command … Continue reading How to configure Windows Defender to get definition updates in Windows 8 without using Windows Update?

Technical reference for Client Hyper-V in Windows 8

Technical reference for Client Hyper-V in Windows 8http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh857623.aspx Client Hyper-V Survival Guidehttp://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7704.client-hyper-v-survival-guide.aspx Hyper-V: How to Fix BIOS Errors Enabling Hyper-Vhttp://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/3190.hyper-v-how-to-fix-bios-errors-enabling-hyper-v.aspx

Windows 8 build-in PDF reader?

When clicking on a link to a PDF file within a PDF file in Windows 8 Reader nothing happens http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2777631/en-us?sd=rss&spid=16799 Consider the following scenario: You have a computer running Windows 8. You open a PDF file with the Windows 8 Store app “Reader.” You click on a link within the PDF file which links to another PDF file. When you click on the link to another PDF, instead of the linked PDF file opening, nothing happens. This behaviour does not occur if the PDF file is opened in another PDF reader application. ===== Answer: Currently the Windows 8 Store app “Reader” … Continue reading Windows 8 build-in PDF reader?

Another reference on installing Windows 8 on VHD(Boot from VHD)

Just found another article talking about it, please reference here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2012/08/18/how-to-create-windows-8-vhd-for-boot-to-vhd-using-simple-easy-to-follow-steps.aspx Copy from there(I hope Harold don’t mind my re-post):============== I have placed the imagex.exe and some VHDs that I have created (in case you don’t want to create your own) in my drop box folder so feel free to grab them. http://aka.ms/hwitcampfiles In order to perform the steps in my blog, there are a couple of things that you will need to have access to – all of which are free. I will use a deployment utility called ImageX.exe from the Windows Automated Installation kit (WAIK). Also, you will … Continue reading Another reference on installing Windows 8 on VHD(Boot from VHD)

Clear all the remote desktop session remotely

My best friend just asked is it possilbe to killing remote desktop session remotely. The reason for doing that was cause by my friend need to physically go back to his office and logon to the server in order to clear the connection in last weekend. For me, i will try “mstsc.exe /console” to try to remote control the console of that server and disconnect all the other remote session first.However, if this don’t work, after some research….I found the following methods: Method 1: Open CMD with admin right, then — A. Type “qwinsta /server:xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx” into the window, replacing “xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx” … Continue reading Clear all the remote desktop session remotely

Remote Desktop Services Shortcut Keys

ALT+PAGE UP Switches between programs from left to right. ALT+PAGE DOWN Switches between programs for right to left. ALT+INSERT Cycles through the programs in the order they were started. ALT+HOME Displays the Start menu. CTRL+ALT+BREAK Switches the client between full-screen mode and window mode. CTRL+ALT+END Brings up the Windows Security dialog box. ALT+DELETE Displays the Windows menu. CTRL+ALT+MINUS SIGN (-) Places a snapshot of the active window, within the client, on the Remote Desktop Session Host (RD Session Host) server clipboard (provides the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on the local computer). CTRL+ALT+PLUS SIGN (+) Places a snapshot of … Continue reading Remote Desktop Services Shortcut Keys

Fixing Google Chome browser would not load any web pages in Windows XP.

If you install Google Chome browser in Windows XP and found that the Chome browser cannot load any webpages after install.You may try to add the “–no-sandbox” switch to the end of the target field inside the Chome browser shortcut. It will disable the sandbox security feature of Chome thus lower your internet security!So, use it with caution!!! Remarks: Actually, I have tried many other methods to solve this problem, but only this method work for me.