Determine the name of your Outlook profile

You can use the following steps to determine the name of your Outlook profile.

Windows XP

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Switch to Classic View.
  • Double-click Mail.
  • Click Show Profiles.
  • Note the name of your Outlook profile on the General tab.

If you see more than one profile on the General tab, the default profile is listed in the drop-down control under When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile.
Click OK to close the Mail control panel.

Windows Vista, Windows 7

  • Open Control Panel.
  • In the Search Control Panel box, type Mail.
  • Click Mail.
  • Click Show Profiles
  • Note the name of your Outlook profile on the General tab

If you see more than one profile on the General tab, the default profile is listed in the drop-down control under When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile.
Click OK to close the Mail control panel.


Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window

This problem can occur when file that maintains the Navigation Pane settings becomes corrupted. This file is called profilename.xml, where profilename is the name of your Outlook profile. This file is stored in the following folder:

Windows XP

C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
Windows Vista, Windows 7

C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook
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Force small taskbar using group policy

I like to force small taskbar and also disable grouping.

To disable grouping, the policy is:

User Configuration \ Policies \ Administrative Templates \ Prevent grouping of taskbar items = Enabled

There is no policy to force small taskbar, but there is a registry setting. Therefore we can make a custom ADM file (source: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ar/w7itproui/thread/eb25d68d-41cc-4188-a00c-7342992dad05)
reate a file with the extension .ADM mine is Taskbar Extra.ADM on your Domain Controller

Insert this into the file and make sure you save it as .ADM and not .txt
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How To Enable/Disable Fast User Switching In Windows 7, Vista, XP

A single computer is often shared between multiple users, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 makes it easier for users to share a computer using the Fast User Switching feature enabled, it allows more than one user to log on simultaneously at a single computer, for example, if you are currently logged onto a computer, another user can log on to watch movies, without you having to close your open programs and log off. Once the user is finished, you can return to your session where all your programs will still be running.

In Windows 7 / Vista – Method 1: Using Local Group Policy Editor

Click Start, type gpedit.msc in the Start Search or Run dialog box and press Enter.

Now navigate to the following location:
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A Hyperlink Loads a New Page Which Breaks Out of the Frame

In html the target=”_top” attribute/value pair is used to create a hyperlink that —when activated— loads a new page which breaks out of all framesets. The new page is thus loaded into the original full browser window.

Here’s an example of the source code used in this scenario:

funbird.co.uk 

(funbird.co.uk represents the website you wish to load outside of your frameset and into the full original browser window.)