There is an option in the True Image software called Try&Decide. This feature allows creating a secure, controlled temporary workspace on your computer
without requiring you to install special virtualization software. You can perform various system operations without worrying that you might damage your operating system, programs or data. After making virtual changes you may apply them to your original system if you want to make them permanent.
Updated 10-14-2009 at 11:28 PM by tblount (correction)
Windows 7 System Image
Windows 7 has a feature called "System Image" to backup and recover the entire system. The image is compressed. You need a separate partition on your hard drive or a secondary hard drive.
Windows 7 System Image does NOT create a bootable drive... nor does it include your email. It just builds a massive compressed file that you have to restore if your os or hard drive fails. If your use a partition on your host hard drive and your hard
Internet Explorer Tips:
Open IE to a website in a new window from a shortcut
I often create a shortcut on my desktop to websites that I'm checking frequently. I find this is a way to give specific websites a higher priority than just saving them to favorites then trying to find them from a hundred other sites already in favorites. Simply right click on any website and select "Create Shortcut" ...but when you use this shortcut from your desktop it OVERWRITES
I love a fast clean system that will focus all it's attention to the tasks I
give it to perform. So I turn off or optimize all features that I don't need to
run all the time.
Here are the tweaks I start with.
User Account Control
When you are tweaking features you will be prompted to ALLOW access to almost everything you try to change. The following procedures step you through the tasks of turning off UAC, disabling Admin Approval Mode
Originally Posted by rock_doctor I was under the impression the UK was not going to get the upgrade version due to some legal mistake MS made but they were going to give out only the full version. So i think you will end up with a full version. Either way you can do a clean install with the vista install. All you have to do is access the upgrade disc in vista and it puts a tag on the hd that is seen by 7 that will allow a clean install ontop of an existing vista install. So you are good to go either way. I hate