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Tips for Migrating Local User Profiles

Tips for migrating local user profiles from Windows Terminal Server 2008r2 to 2016/2019

Tips and tricks to avoid some problems when migrating local user profiles from an old Windows Terminal Server 2008r2 to Windows Terminal Server 2016/2019.
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VMware Converter

HOW TO:  P2V a Windows XP computer to VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0)

In this article, I will show you how to perform a Physical to Virtual conversion of a Windows XP computer to VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0) using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 6.2.0.1
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Troubleshooting Windows Time Service related issues

Troubleshooting Windows Time Service related issues

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In a domain, all domain controllers synchronize from the PDC Emulator of that domain. This basic guide may help to troubleshoot the windows time service related issues.
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VMware Tools

HOW TO: Install VMware Tools for Windows on a VMware Windows virtual machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0) Host Server

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Install VMware Tools for Windows on a VMware Windows virtual machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0) Host Server, using the VMware Host Client. The virtual machine has Windows Server 2019 installed.
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Windows Server 2019

HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0) Host Server

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Create your first Windows Virtual Machine on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor 7.0 (ESXi 7.0) Host Server, the Windows OS we will install is Windows Server 2019.
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Time Zones, and Microsoft Office - Part 2

Time Zones, Windows, and Microsoft Office - Part 2

Listing and selecting time zones in Microsoft Access and Excel is not straight forward. In the previous article was shown how to retrieve the time zones of Windows. Here will be demonstrated how to create tables to store these and how to display and select a time zone in Microsoft Access and Excel.
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Time Zones, Windows, and VBA - Part 1

Time Zones, Windows, and VBA - Part 1

Obtaining and using time zones in Windows is not simple. It involves API calls and reading the Registry. Some information is localised, and some is not. Here you will find a complete set of functions that wraps the difficult steps, eases common tasks, and helps when designing user interfaces.
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A Free and Effortless Way to Save Money -

A Free and Effortless Way to Save Money

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A short review of a browser extension that effortlessly saves you money at participating online stores, like Amazon, Microsoft, and many others.
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PStart, PortableApps.com Suite or Lupo Pen Suite - Portable apps on a USB stick

PStart, PortableApps.com Suite or Lupo Pen Suite - Portable apps on a USB stick

There are a few good portable app launchers out there, this is my take on several of them. If I miss your favorite, please let me know in the comments.
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Windows 10 Search Bar Results Shows Black Square -

Windows 10 Search Bar Results Shows Black Square

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Today I received a windows update and my Windows search results just showed a big black square. I use this to quickly find documents and programs on my PC. At first I thought something was wrong, perhaps a virus. The full fix is simple.
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Print Server Deployment, Remote Desktop Services Print, and Troubleshooting

Client's print spooler going offline and online and offline again? Just upgraded your Print Server to a new Windows OS? Then this article is for you!
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Use VBScript to Silently Remove Empty Folders

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This code will silently delete all empty folders in the given start folder using VBScript.
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Downloads

Automatically download files from the web - AutoHotkey Script

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In a recent question here at Experts Exchange about Windows 10 automation, a member asked for a solution "to download one by one automatically" 10 specific files from the Internet. This article presents an AutoHotkey script with the solution, enhanced to allow any number of files to be downloaded.
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Sample Title Case Conversion

Exclude words when converting to "Title Case" - AutoHotkey Script

In a recent question here at Experts Exchange, a member wants to enhance an AutoHotkey script that performs "Title Case" conversion. The enhancement is to allow specification of words that are excluded from the capitalization (conjunctions and prepositions). This article presents such a solution.
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Nine-Monitor Configuration

Keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys) to move mouse in multi-monitor configuration - AutoHotkey Script

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In configurations with multiple monitors, it can be difficult and time-consuming to move the mouse pointer to a particular monitor. This article presents a script written in AutoHotkey that defines hotkeys — such as Alt+Ctrl+1, Alt+Ctrl+2, etc. — to move the mouse easily and quickly to any monitor.
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Kofax PaperPort Professional

Free in-place upgrade of Nuance PaperPort Professional 14.5 to Kofax PaperPort Professional 14.7

Earlier this year, Kofax acquired Nuance's Document Imaging Division, which included PaperPort. Kofax recently released the first version of PaperPort under its stewardship — V14.7. This article explains Kofax's method for upgrading from PaperPort Professional 14.5 to Professional 14.7 at no cost.
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AutoHotkey Switch-Case

AutoHotkey Switch-Case

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Many programming languages have a Switch–Case capability. Since its first beta in 2003, AutoHotkey has not had one. Finally, in the recent 28-Sep-2019 release of Version 1.1.31.00, it now has Switch–Case. This article discusses it and shows a sample usage as applied to a previous post here at EE.
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Windows Update: Breaking News August 2019

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What's in August Patch Tuesday that breaks stuff
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In Case of Emergency USB Device Review

Emergency info on a USB Device

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A great idea of a USB Flash Drive that caught my eye in an advertisement I read on Facebook -- but how good is it? I purchased a couple to find out so here's a review of what I think about it, from a variety of perspectives.
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Folder Sharing for Modern Computers Version 2

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This is an Article to assist users with Folder Sharing on modern computers, especially given the demise of Home Groups. It is a major rewrite of an article I wrote about five years ago for earlier computers

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