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Extremely Slow Windows XP Shutdown – Fixed

Several years I had this problem in one particular instance of Windows XP Professional – an extremely slow shutdown upon clicking on Shutdown button.  For several minutes system would completely freeze, and then Shutdown/Restart dialog box would finally come up. What did I know about the problem.  It was extremely […]

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Transfer Rosetta Stone user progress from PC to PC

To transfer your progress data from one PC to the next you need to copy one file: tracking.db3   On Windows XP this file is located in: “%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Rosetta Stone\Language Training\” OR “%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Rosetta Stone\” (on version 3) On Windows 7 this file is located in: “%ProgramData%\Rosetta StoneLanguage Training\” “%ProgramData%\Rosetta […]

Windows

*** Use Wildcards with REG DELETE (Almost) ***

I loved writing this article.  You will se here the power of good old batch commands.  Amazing! Say, I am trying to resolve a problem in a registry.  To isolate the problem, I need to delete hundreds of branches from an externally loaded Registry hive QQ\Classes from a parallel instance. For […]