Defrag: WPA, Deploying without UAC, Installing Win8 on VHD

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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 We will also be checking comments for problems, but the email address will let us contact you if needed.

[00:20] - Gov clarification on read-only account in Windows. 
[02:40] - WPA when replacing mobo and CPU. 
[05:53] - Copying music directory and retaining metadata and album art. 
[07:54] - Prevent emails from having Winmail.dat attachments. [link]
[08:56] - Thoughts on deploying Win7 with UAC turned off. 
[11:10] - Do you need reader apps installed to index content like PDFs? 
[12:23] - Missing codec error playing DVD on Windows Server 2k8.
[14:20] - Best way to copy a DVD if user only has one drive. 
[15:50] - What format method for compatibility between PC, Mac, and Linux. [exFAT for XP]
[19:40] - Pick of the Week: Hanselman on installing Windows 8 off VHD. [link



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