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

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

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,

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 Windows 7 or Windows 10 when not first running sysprep. The problem is that if

Configure HP Procurve 1700/1800 Switch

This is a short tutorial on how to configure a HP ProCurve 1700/1800 Managed Switch from scratch. Configure a HP ProCurve 1700/1800 Managed Switch Step 1 First, you need to know that the default IP for the 1700/1800 switches is: 192.168.2.10. (If you are hooking this up in a

Run only scripts that you trust. (Powershell)

If you are like me you have probably run into the following error when trying to run powershell scripts. This becomes very annoying and tedious if you are running different scripts on a regular basis. Run only scripts that you trust error [highlight_red]”Security Warning – Run only scripts that

Combine two .MKV files into one

There is a great piece of freeware called MKVToolNix which lets you merge and convert MKV files. Do you have two or more .MKV files you want to merge? This is perfect for that. Do you have a .AVI file you want to convert to a .MKV file? This

VMWare – Delay VM Bootup Time

You will need to change a few things in your .vmx file for your virtual machine. In Windows Vista and Windows 7 the default location of your virtual machine is: [vb]C:\Users\USER\Documents\Virtual Machines\VIRTUALMACHINENAME.vmx[/vb] Delay VM Bootup Time Step #1 Open up the .vmx file in notepad and add : [vb]bios.bootDelay