How To Get The Most Out Of Your Windows 8.1 Keyboard And Mouse – Shortcuts Galore

How do you navigate in a touch world without a touch device?  I am glad you asked.  This post will address that question in great detail but we will also look at all the other great things you can do with keyboard and mouse shortcuts.  Read It, to understand what you have been missing.  Bookmark…

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How To Sysprep – Sysprep is a Great And powerful tool And Easy Too If You Know How (Step-By-Step)

Sysprep is a tool that is designed for system administrators, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and others who must automatically deploy an operating system on multiple computers. After you perform the initial setup steps on a single computer, you can run the Sysprep tool to prepare the sample computer for cloning.  However with the propagation of…

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FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A

NEW HOURS! Based on popular demand, we’ve updated the hours for "Early Experts" Virtual Study Hall assistance – Fridays each week from 11AM to 1PM Eastern Time. – – – – – – – – – – There’s so many cool features to explore in the latest Windows infrastructure offerings that it’s hard to find…

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More IT Camps Coming Soon–Register NOW!

You’re invited.  Select the city below to register online or call 1-877-MSEVENT             Farmington, CT 2/26 Malvern, PA 2/26 Chevy Chase, MD 2/28 New York, NY 2/28 Alpharetta, GA 3/7 New York, NY 3/12 Rochester, NY 3/13 Durham, NC 3/19 Glen Allen, VA 3/21 Malvern, PA 3/26 Cambridge, MA 3/28 Charlotte, NC 4/2 New York,…

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How to Change The Size of Virtual Memory (pagefile.sys) on Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012

  On the Keyboard Press the WindowsKey + X then click System in the popup menu Tap or click Advanced system settings. You might be asked for an admin password or to confirm your choice. On the Advanced tab, under Performance, tap or click Settings. Tap or click the Advanced tab, and then, under Virtual…

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Most Excellent Windows Phone Blog Content Reader - Must Have Phone App!

One of the things my peers and I do in our roles as “IT Pro Evangelists” for Microsoft is write blog articles on technologies we find interesting. There is a lot of great information contained on these 11 blogs so Brian Lewis decided to write an app for Windows Phone to access these blogs. To…

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Windows Server 2012 event coming to RI (12-19)

IT-Pro User Group Meeting – Windows 2012 Server – December 2012   When: Back to Calendar December 19, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: New England Institute of Technology (Hall of Fame Room) 1408 Division Rd New England Institute of Technology,?,East Greenwich,RI 02818 USA Cost: Free Contact: Robert Borges info@it-pro.org   December 19,…

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Microsoft IT Camp for a deep dive into Windows Server 2012–Manchester NH (11-29)

Microsoft IT Camp for a deep dive into Windows Server 2012 Event ID: 1032533334 The Executive Court Banquet Facility Crown Court 1199 South Mammoth Rd. Manchester New Hampshire 03109 United States Meal:Yes Language(s): English. Product(s): Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012. Audience(s): IT Decision Maker, IT Implem_IT Generalist and IT Manager. Please join us at a…

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Microsoft IT Camp for a deep dive into Windows Server 2012–Troy NY (11-27)

Event ID: 1032533329 Hilton Garden Inn, Troy & Rensselaer Banquet & Conference Facility Ferris Ballroom B 235 Hoosick St Troy New York12180 United States Meal:Yes Language(s): English. Product(s): Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012. Audience(s): IT Decision Maker, IT Implem_IT Generalist and IT Manager.   Please join us at a Microsoft IT Camp for a deep…

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Free eBook Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Preview Edition)

The Windows 8 operating system is the newest member of the Microsoft Windows family. It differs from earlier Windows releases as much for what it does not change as for what it does change. That is, the features that IT pros loved about Windows 7 are still there in Windows 8—just better. The same keyboard…

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Windows Server 2012 Installfest Nov 16, Cambridge MA

We are pleased to announce that the Boston Area Windows Server User Group will be providing an Installfest and Full day of training on Windows Server 2012. The Event will be held November 16th 2012 at the Microsoft offices at 1 Cambridge Center in Cambridge, MA.  On the MIT map it is listed as NE18 …

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Beta Start Planning Your Migration

The latest release from the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) team provides organizations with tools to accelerate their migration to the cloud.  The beta is available on the connect site. Download the beta materials on Connect: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=219165 Accelerate your Windows Server 2012 migration with Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Beta. This latest version…

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Windows Server 2012 Launch Comes to Waltham Oct 30 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER (SANDY) Cancelled due to weather – Will likely be rescheduled     Another Boston Area Event has been Scheduled.  This one will take plan in Waltham Ma On Oct 30th   You’re judged on the performance of your private cloud and Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 can help you…

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IE9 Security Overwhelms the Field With VERY Impressive Stats

In a recent test, NSS subjected Apple Safari 5, Google Chrome 15-19, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and Mozilla Firefox 7-13 to over 3 million test runs against over 84,000 URLs determined to be active and malicious out of a unique sample set of 227,841. · Out of 750,000 test cases per browser, NSS labs found…

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Create Bootable USB Thumb Drive (Key) Using Diskpart with Windows 8 Media to Install Windows 8 Release Preview or Other Operating System

Create USB Thumb drive key from Windows 8 ISO DVD or media to be used for install – Step-by-StepThese procedures were written using Windows 8 Release Preview but will work with prior versions of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 and Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.  There is…

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Windows 8 Release Preview (RP) and Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) Available for Download

Today, Windows 8 Release Preview is available for download in 14 languages. See the Windows Team Blog for details… I am downloading it from TechNet Now   Windows 8 Release Preview Download Windows 8 Client Release Preview Download Windows 8 Client Release Preview ISO   Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Download Windows Server 2012 Release…

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Windows App Store What, Why, and How

  It is not my style to copy and paste for my posts but I stumbled on a great post from one of my developer count-parts G. Andrew Duthie (Dev Hammer Blog) on the Windows App store and felt I had to pass it on.  Here you go… Most of my readers are probably aware…

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IT-Pro Tech Update 2012 Event Coming May 2nd To Providence–Great Lineup And FREE!

IT Pro Tech Update 2012 On Wednesday May 2nd 2012, the IT-Pro User Group is hosting Tech Update 2012 an all day FREE event. Come join us for this FREE event and discover the next phase of Information Technology as we discuss Windows 8 in the business environment, Virtualization, Security, Interoperability, and Systems Management. Here…

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