Thursday, April 9, 2009

[TechRepublic] Use System Restore to return to a working OS

April 09, 2009
Return Windows XP to a previous working state with System Restore
When other measures like uninstalls, virus scans, and registry cleanups fail, the best solution may be to restore the operating system to a point in the past when it was working as intended using Microsoft Windows XP System Restore.

Extreme Savings: Cutting costs with wide-area data services

Download this paper to discover how businesses of all sizes realized a return on wide-area data services investment in just a few months through Extreme Savings from Riverbed. (Riverbed)

Take a closer look at Windows 7's Jump List feature
Jump Lists are a new feature in Microsoft Windows 7 that are designed to make it easier to find what you want and perform common operations associated with an application. Greg Shultz introduces you to Windows 7's Jump List feature. He shows you the Jump Lists for several applications and describes the feature in more detail.

How do I... Use System Restore in Windows Vista?
The Windows Vista System Restore applet is actually much easier to use than it was in Windows XP. Mark Kaelin shows you how to use it to create a restoration point and then return to that point when necessary.

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Unsecured mobile devices could open a new back door into your network
What kind of security policies do you enforce on mobile devices and smartphones that employees bring into the office? Are unsecured mobile devices opening up a backdoor into your corporate network?

Video: Game developers tout innovations at GDC 09
Games enhanced by wind, vibration, and light, plus mind control and super-realistic motions. CNET was at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and saw some of the latest game creation technology.

Live Webcast: Managing Remote Workers with Web Conferencing

Check out this live TechRepublic Webcast on using interactive web conferencing to keep mobile users and telecommuters connected and contributing efficiently to your business. (Adobe Systems)

IT Career Guide, 2 GB USB Executive Pen Drive
Executive Ball Pen This stylish Executive Ball Pen is designed to help you develop and cultivate your skills and excel in the workplace. You'll get tips on how to navigate office politics, improve your communication skills, acquire leadership skills, and much more. Order today!

Resume Tool Kit for IT Leaders
Resume Tool Kit for IT Leaders Are you prepared for the job hunt with a resume that will put you in the best light for potential employers? This special report gives you specific, tactical tips for creating the perfect IT leadership resume. Download the tool kit!

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