Windows 7 Aero Theme Not Enabled After Deployment

Windows 7 Aero Theme Not Enabled After Deployment

Overview An issue I saw a number of times at customers was that the Windows 7 Aero theme was not enabled after deployment. I saw this numerous times in early workshops and pilots for customers and completely forgot about it until I saw the question asked again a few...
Windows 7 Self Optimizing Boot Process

Windows 7 Self Optimizing Boot Process

Overview You may have heard the about the fact that Windows 7 (and actually, Windows Vista too) has improved boot up times over Windows XP and dismissed it as “that there marketing speak”. Surprisingly, it’s actually true! On top of that, the boot...
Windows Performance Toolkit: Simple Boot Logging

Windows Performance Toolkit: Simple Boot Logging

Overview Troubleshooting slow boots and logons are a common request. In this post I will show you how to perform boot logging using the Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT) on a Windows 7 machine and perform some basic analysis of it. Preparation First, you need to...
Windows Performance Toolkit: Installation

Windows Performance Toolkit: Installation

Overview The Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT) is a suite of tools designed for measuring and analysing system and application performance on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. They can be used by enterprises to log and analyse clients in...
Welcome to the AutoIt Consulting Blog!

Welcome to the AutoIt Consulting Blog!

Overview Welcome to the AutoIt Consulting Blog! This blog will share tips, tricks and scripts related to Microsoft Windows deployment and related technologies. Until we start blogging in earnest, here are some links to some articles done by myself (Jonathan Bennett)...