Tip: Remove Redundant Messages from Outlook 2010

The title says it all, if you’re suffering from too much e-mail Outlook 2010 provides a nice feature to get rid of redundant messages with just a few clicks. Before trying this out, I suggest you read this article so you understand what is happening here and if you have some time watch the demo here.

Removing Backup Files Created during Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Installation

For the Windows Vista Service Packs there was vsp1cln.exe (SP1) and compcln.exe (SP2) to cleanup the backup files created during the Service Pack installation. For Windows 7 Microsoft did not provide a separate cleanup tool, but instead leverages the windows-build-in DISM tool. To remove the backup files created during the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 installation run the following command from an elevated command prompt. dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded After successful completion you should get Read More …

Leftover files after .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 installation

Some of you might have noticed that after installing the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1, there can be a leftover folder in the root of the system as shown in the picture below. We identified this issue right after .NET 3.5 SP1 was installed,  and found out soon that we were not the only ones having this issue. Microsoft describes this behavior in KB951847 and confirms the folder can be deleted. After you install Read More …