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    There are many free tools in the Windows Sysinternals suite, but some might help admins more than others for viewing data and managing desktops.

  • saved state

    Saved state, in a virtualization context, is a way to store the current state of a virtual machine so that is possible to return to that state quic...

  • Windows Remote Desktop

    Windows Remote Desktop is a program that allows the user to connect to a computer in another location and interact with it as if it were local. (Co...

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  • Five more Mac OS tips for Windows desktop admins

    We wrap up our look at Mac OS tips for Windows desktop admins with the command prompt, fixes for corrupted apps and more troubleshooting functions.

  • device driver

    A device driver is a program that controls a particular type of device that is attached to your computer. There are device drivers for printers, displays, CD-ROM readers, diskette drives, and so on.

  • desktop management

    Desktop management is a comprehensive approach to managing all the computers within an organization. Despite its name, desktop management includes overseeing laptops and other computing devices as well as desktop computers. Desktop management is a component of systems management, which is the administration of all components of an organization's information systems.

  • What USMT will and won't do

    Microsoft's User State Migration Tool does have limitations. See what it can and can't do.

  • drive-by download

    A drive-by download is a program that is automatically downloaded to your computer without your consent or even your knowledge. Unlike a pop-up download, which asks for assent (albeit in a calculated manner likely to lead to a "yes"), a drive-by download can be initiated by simply visiting a Web site or viewing an HTML e-mail message... (Continued)

  • ActiveX

    ActiveX is a set of object-oriented programming (OOP) technologies and tools that Microsoft developed for Internet Explorer to facilitate rich media playback. Essentially, Internet Explorer uses ActiveX to load other software applications in the browser.

  • remote desktop

    Remote desktop is a program or an operating system feature that allows the user to connect to a computer in another location, see that computer's desktop and interact with it as if it were local. (Continued)

  • Error messages for Windows XP Pro

    MS Windows XP Professional Error Messages

  • XP key changer

    XP key changer is a way to update the product activation code, also known as a product key, for the Windows XP Professional operating system... (Continued)

  • Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

    Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a protocol designed for secure communications in networks using Microsoft Terminal Services. RDP is available for most versions of the Windows operating system as well as Mac OS X, Linux and FreeBSD. In 2006, RDP 6.0 was released for Microsoft Vista. An open source version is under development... (Continued)

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