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Video: A demo of XP Mode in Windows 7

ZDNet's Ed Bott shows you how the new XP Mode available in Windows 7 can extend the useful life of your legacy applications and peripherals. Read more

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Create a Windows XP and 7 dual-boot system staged for an easy migration

Greg Shultz shows you how to resize your existing Windows XP partition and then install Windows 7 in a dual-boot configuration on the same hard disk. Read more

Plan and execute a smooth Windows 7 upgrade with the help of this flowchart

A successful Windows 7 migration begins with careful planning and decision making. Rick Vanover built a flowchart to guide you through each step. Read more

Photo Gallery: Windows 7 System and Security Control Panel

Greg Shultz explores the various screens, configuration menus, and dialog boxes you will encounter in the Windows 7 System and Control Panel. Read more

Expedite TCP/IP troubleshooting with our PathPing Gadget

This free Vista/Windows 7 gadget automates the powerful PathPing utility, making it easier for you to isolate the cause of network problems. Read more

What Windows 7 means for network administrators

Windows systems specialist Brad Bird lists his top ten items in Windows 7 that will have the most effect on network administrators. Read more

Windows 7 64-bit is the right OS for RightNow Technologies

Larry Dignan speaks with Laef Olson, CIO of RightNow Technologies, about datacenter consolidation, ERP planning, and the company's migration to Windows 7. Read more

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Outlook offers numerous calendaring features -- more than a lot of users even know about. These pointers will help you tap into the most useful Outlook functionality. Read more

Product Spotlight: SugarSync Online Backup

SugarSync online backup is unique in that will backup any selected folder in your computer in real-time and with versioning support. Read more

Product Spotlight: Writers Cafe 2 documentation tool

Writers Cafe is a tool that can make the process of documentation, on all levels, a much easier and more organized task. Read more

Product Spotlight: InterMapper Network Monitoring Software

The InterMapper Network Monitoring Software provides administrators of networks of all sizes with a simple, easy to use device monitoring interface. Read more

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