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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Launch (Run) Internet Explorer From Command Prompt or Batch File

It is super simple to launch IE from a command prompt.  But hey, if you do not know how, it may not be so easy to find.  Went looking online for the answer and was surprised it was not a well documented process.  So here is the process. You actually have to launch the executable…

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Almost Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Private Cloud (Including, Hyper-V, Networking, HA, SCVMM, SCOM, SCO, The Rest of System Center and MORE)

Some of my friends and peers in the Central Region of the US have collaborated to put together a great blog series Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Days about the Cloud.  This has some really incredible information so I wanted to make you have the opportunity to learn from the wealth of knowledge they have…

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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IT Camp–Systems Management Coming to Waltham MA Oct 28th 2011–Must Attend Event

IT Camp – Systems Management – Free Training Friday, October 28, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) Microsoft Office’s – 201 Jones – Road Sixth Floor – Waltham, MA 02451 Register for Free Training@: http://itcamp-waltham.eventbrite.com/ You are not going to want to miss this event. Notice the hands on lab, you can build…


TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda

Another Great TechNet Radio Broadcast from Blain Barton. Check it out!!!  TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda Its IT Time and in Part 1 of this 3 part series, Blain Barton and John Baker welcome back Setup and Deployment MVP,…


The Free Way To Create a Hyper-V and Virtualization Lab Environment–Step-By-Step–Cloud Foundation

In a prior post, Pay Yourself First-Learn How With Passive Learning-Free Training From Microsoft On Just About Any Topic–Virtualization, Cloud, Phone, Server, Client, SharePoint, SQL, Many, Many More, I shared a massive amount of information on where you can get great and FREE training on Microsoft products.  I would like to expand on that by…

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How To Paste Tables With Formatting Into Windows Live Writer

I use Windows Live Writer as a blog editor and one thing that I have found is that it really stinks when it comes to copying and pasting. Especially when it comes to advanced content such as tables.  Well, there is a trick and if you know the trick it is wicked easy!  To paste…

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How To Expand and Extend To Increase Capacity On A Virtual Hard Disk The Easy and Fast Way–Solve the problem of “Out of Disk Space on Drive C” Forever

Before following these instructions… PLEASE backup your machine.  The best way to get a good backup of a machine is to do an export.  So please, export the machine or at the very least test your backup procedures to make sure they are valid.  Also, if you want a way to do this through a…

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New TechNet Subscription Promotion

From now until June 30, 2011 purchase a new TechNet  Subscription Professional and receive an additional three (3) months of service at NO EXTRA CHARGE!!  Microsoft® TechNet Subscriptions is a subscription program that provides premium technical resources to help IT Professionals efficiently evaluate, test, and troubleshoot.  IT Professionals can access full-version software for evaluating and…

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Using Differencing Disk and Sysprep Image to Create Hyper-V Guest on Windows Server 2008 R2 By Dan Stolts

Video Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/Gg269420   If your on Twitter please let me know what you think about this post @ITProGuru. Otherwise, Please place a comment on my blog.   Using a Sysprep image gives us the capability to create any number of servers with the base install done once.  In this short video, we walk step-by-step…

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Secret to Copying Large Files Fast (VHD, ISO) – Richcopy download available here

I have had literally dozens of people ask me if there is anything they can do to increase the performance of copy when copying lots of files especially large files.  I always turn them on to one of my favorite tools is RichCopy. Hint, if you want more options click View – Advanced.  More on…

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