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    Six awesome built-in Windows utilities no one knows about

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    I might add that most of these are also in windows 7
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    All except hyper-v, and the steps recorder is a bit different. But then, I haven't needed a steps recorder, and there is the MS virtual machine for Windows 7 Pro and Ultimate. The rest are identical in Windows 7, as near as I can tell.
    Create a fresh drive image before making system changes, in case you need to start over!

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    I was hoping for a runtime virtualization of the OS utility, that would have been cool. Third party software goes a little clunkity clunk with the hardened kernel but Microsoft should be able to make it seamless if its native.

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    I picked up on the sentence
    Some third parties misuse Task Scheduler to load and run apps on startup, when simply tapping into the Startup folder might be a better approach.
    and can't see why the word "misuse" is used...
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