Monthly Archive:: January 2011

Deleted items folder is unavailable

I noticed that my IMAP account was having issues with my upgrade from Microsoft Outlook 2007 to Microsoft Outlook 2010. I was trying to delete emails and was receiving this error message. Deleted items folder is unavailable Below are the steps to fix this problem. Step 1 Launch Microsoft

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish

This is the old version, please see the new Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish V2. Note – I highly recommend creating a boot or rescue disk before starting any windows 7 technical projects. There are many tools in the market and I use Spotmau BootSuite

Copy Taskbar Icons Windows 7 Sysprep

This is the old version, please see the new Copy Taskbar Icons Windows 7 Sysprep v2. Ok, you can thank a colleague of mine (Dinyero Johnson) for this new single vbs script that now copies the taskbar icons and deletes itself. Windows 7 Sysprep Copy Taskbar Icons The vbs

Formatting WinPE 3.0 Flash Drive – (DISM)

This is the old version, please see the new Formatting WinPE 3.1 Flash Drive. In my previous article I wrote about how to create the WinPE 3.0 environment, add drivers, mount the .WIM file, add batch scripts, etc. Creating the bootable flash drive Here are the steps for creating

DISM Tool – WinPE 3.0 Boot Environment

This is the old version, please see the new WinPE 3.1 DISM Tool. I recently compiled a new library of commands since the upgrade from WinPE 2.0 to WinPE 3.0. With Windows 7 coming along they released a new way to create bootable USB sticks using Deployment Image Servicing

Avoid Hidden Partition in Windows 7

There is a hidden partition created by default in Windows 7. This can be very frustrating, especially for IT administrators who are working with capturing and deploying images with Sysprep and ImageX. The boot files needed for Windows 7 to boot correctly are stored on this 2nd hidden partition.

Sysprep XP SP3 / Copy Administrator Profile

Here is our tutorial on sysprepping a Windows XP SP3 machine. When you sysprep a machine you are basically wanting to clone the settings from that machine to another one. You also want it to copy those changes to each profile, correct? Sysprep a Windows XP SP3 machine Well,

XP SP3 Sysprep – Copy User Profile

The line below needs to be added to the unattended section in the sysprep.inf file. The Unattended section should look like the following below. [vb][Unattended] InstallFilesPath=C:\sysprep\i386 UpdateServerProfileDirectory=1[/vb] This will make sure the administrator profile is copied over to the default profile for ever user.

Capture and Deploy Image Without Sysprep

If you are using WinPE 2.0 or WinPE 3.0 to capture your PC images (.wim files) and deploy them you have probably run into a little problem when trying to deploy an image of Vista or Windows 7 when not first running sysprep. The problem is that if you

UVNC SC working slow in Windows 7

Some of you may have noticed the UVNC SC working slow between windows 7 machines. To fix this, you simply need to recompile your HelpDesk.exe and download the latest version of UVNC client. Rudi De Vos over in the UltraVNC forums posted a fix for this problem. Also, here