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iisjman07
09-04-2009, 10:27 AM
A trick I found out the other day was, during an install of Windows Vista, when it asks you to enter a product key, you can launch a cmd prompt by pressing SHIFT+F10. From there you can access some pretty useful tools, a list of which is located here (http://geekswithblogs.net/lorint/archive/2006/11/22/97794.aspx)

NickCat11
09-04-2009, 10:43 AM
Nice to know, thanks!

Cue
09-04-2009, 10:50 AM
Many thanks!
Very usefull

Davis Computer Services
09-04-2009, 01:26 PM
Great info. Thanks.

PatrickB
09-04-2009, 03:20 PM
Wow!

-- Patrick B.

thecoldone06
09-04-2009, 03:23 PM
You can do the same thing with Windows 2008. :)

cebutech
09-15-2009, 08:11 AM
nice. that's a neat trick :)