ADMX Central Store

We have talked before about some of the cool new features of Active Directory in Windows Server 2008.  John Baker has recorded a great video on how to configure the central store for ADMX files.  He actually walks through step by step the process of creating and populating the store.  It’s a great video!  …


The Great Pumpkin

When Charles M. Shulz wrote his now famous Halloween story “Its the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” which was later made into an animated short I’m sure he had no idea that he would spawn a new genre in competitive gardening.  Pumpkin contests have become commonplace throughout the United States.  I was one of those kids…


Win A Free Lenovo Thinkpad T61p

First there was this posting on Keith Combs Blog.  http://blogs.technet.com/keithcombs/archive/2008/10/09/we-are-giving-away-a-lenovo-thinkpad-t61p.aspx Then on Friday there was this from Matt Hester’s blog.  http://blogs.technet.com/matthewms/archive/2008/10/10/do-you-want-to-win-a-lenovo-t61p-thinkpad-or-xbox-360-pro-with-60-gb.aspx   If you are a Microsoft MVP this is a great opportunity.  Use your creativity and put something together that will really showcase your knowledge and power using Microsoft Solutions.  The prizes are great! …


Group Policy Preferences

Since the release of Windows Server 2008 I have been focused on showing IT administrators how some of the changes to Windows Server can really make their lives better.  One key area of change is in the world of Group Policy Preferences.  Group Policy preferences make it possible for me to set computer or user…