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VMware VMmark is a free benchmarking utility that runs several workloads to measure the performance and scalability of multiple hosts in a virtualized environment. Continue Reading
The best way to run Windows on Mac OS devices depends on whether you need performance, open source support or centralized management. Continue Reading
You may know how to troubleshoot desktops in mixed environments, but can you describe the process on a Mac? Check out these Mac tools and terms. Continue Reading
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Despite a lack of Windows 8-specific utilities in the free Sysinternals suite, there are still many tools that every IT pro who works with Microsoft endpoints should know. We examine examples of useful tools, reasons to use them and why Windows 8 shops should still know about Sysinternals. Continue Reading
If you're a vSphere administrator looking to save time and money in your troubleshooting endeavors, there are new utilities available for free on a routine basis at VMware's Flings site. Continue Reading
In addition to Copy as Path, the third-party Long Path Tool might be helpful for deleting a file or folder whose Windows path is too long. Continue Reading
Manage Computer utilities
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Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 include built-in utilities for improving and maintaining performance. Start with simple Windows 8 disk cleanup practices. Continue Reading
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Outlook Express was supported only through Windows XP, so you'll need a Windows Essentials workaround or a third-party utility to read DBX files. Continue Reading