Defrag: Tile Colors, Icon Overlays, Logon Without a Password

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Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

[01:35] - Dual boot Windows Server 2012 partition and Windows 8 from VHD. 
[03:56] - Replacing HDD, installing Win7 HP SP1 ISO without new activation key. 
[04:40] - Is it possible to change tile colors in Windows 8 like on WP8. 
[06:33] - What is preferred over icon overlays. 
[08:24] - Mouse Without Borders will not auto start after shutdown. 
[11:21] - Can user have VMware Windows 7 VM run in Hyper-V? 
[13:06] - How many bug checks should prompt you to flatten PC. 
[16:45] - How can I get my home computer to just log in without having to type a password every time? [link]
[21:16] - Pick of the Week: Kerbal Space Program [link]

 

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      lakichemole

      Instead of using sysinternal tool, to avoid password prompt when the pc Start you can use the native command "control userpaswwords2", steel working in 8.1!

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      mikenone

      Why dose Microsoft have Windows Media Center and Windows Media Player be one program?

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      mazman

      Hi Guys, I have VMware Workstation 9. The only export option I can see if File==>Export to OVF. I can't see an option to export to VHD. Can you please provide some further info.
      Thanks.

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      David Garbacz

      Just wanted to add to mazman's comment, I too went to Export in VMWare 9 to see if that was the case, and ovf is the only export option. Any other resources?

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