Posts Tagged ‘Export’

Migrating a Power Plan in Windows 7

Windows 7 Power Plans control how the computer uses energy, where users can select a plan that meets their needs without having to elevate privileges. The command-line tool Powercfg.exe allows users to manage and migrate power plans between computers. In the following steps we will be using the import and export options of the Powercfg command-line utility:

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - December 6, 2011 at 3:59 am

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Exporting Firewall settings in Windows 7

It is a good practice to keep a copy of your Windows Firewall settings together with other system-related documentation. Documentation of your system configuration may become handy during a disaster recovery exercise or when changes to your system cause undesirable results and you need to revert back to the previous settings! In order to document your Windows Firewall settings perform the following steps:

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by George - December 1, 2011 at 12:17 pm

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Windows Easy Transfer

Windows Easy Transfer is a utility that comes with Windows 7 that you can use to transfer user profile data such as documents, music, pictures, email and other data from one computer to another. You may find this tool very handy when you are migrating to a different computer and need to move your data to the destination computer. In the process of moving your files you can use an external hard disk or USB flash drive. Other transfer mediums exist such as, network shares and special USB cables.

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - September 17, 2011 at 11:06 am

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Exporting and importing Windows 7 Registry

It is vital to backup the system configuration of your Windows 7 computer before performing any configuration changes that might break your system. The configuration is stored centrally in a hierarchical database called the registry. You can use the Registry Editor to perform a backup or restore of the registry file.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - August 27, 2011 at 5:16 pm

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Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS) Basics

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS) allows you to create rules based on port addresses and services, unlike the basic Windows Firewall where you can create rules based on programs. The basic Windows Firewall should be enough for the normal safe operation of your computer but advanced users can use WFAS to:

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by George - April 23, 2011 at 3:24 am

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