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Outlook 2007 backup/restore account settings / Offline registry mount

July 15th, 2011 No comments

Outlook 2007 after HDD crash is problematic to restore – even when you have .pst files its asking to run whole account setup. My dirty way is assuming you have old hdd which you cannot boot but files from OS are still there.

Locate your old outlook.pst files on broken HDD – usually its located in c:UsersUSERNAMEAppDataLocalMicrosoftOutlook (NOTE: path can be different based on Windows you are using)

Install MS Office 2007. Don’t run Outlook yet.

Copy whole directory over to new install on you current drive. Next magic begin:  Read more…

How disable GPU acceleration in IE9 and Firefox 4

March 22nd, 2011 1 comment

I experienced crashing of Intel HD vga driver in Windows 7 x64 on my Elitebook 8440p. It happen in Firefox 4 and IE9 , screen start blinking, message “video driver has crashed” appear and laptop freeze.

Lates drivers, no help at all. Finally I figure out that new GPU acceleration in Firefox 4 and IE9 is crashing. So, here is how to disable it in IE9 .

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Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts

January 24th, 2011 No comments

Personally, Im using mouse to moving around, but here is list of shortcuts on keyboard which you can use. Especially, Win+L is good to get in work habit.

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Run command in Windows 7 – list

January 24th, 2011 No comments

Personally, Im using mouse to moving around, but here is list of commands which you can use directly from “run” box.

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Windows 7 – Event ID 2017 (Tuning workstation for server)

March 28th, 2010 No comments

When I have Windows 7 and just one virtual machine, when I wanted to copy some file , share crash. In eventlog I found:

The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged pool
because the server reached the configured limit for nonpaged pool allocations.
Event ID: 2017

some searching leads to this simple solution – you need to tell your windows 7 that you want use it like file server and that should allocate resources as needed: Read more…

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