(Cloud) Tip Of The Day

This tip of the day is cloud yo!  Straight from Evan Basalik, an Senior Support Escalation Engineer! Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Security of customer data in Office 365 We employ all of the follow methods to secure customer data in Office 365: 1) Network segmentation to ensure physical separate of back-end services and devices from public-facing interfaces…

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Windows 8 Tip of the Day: How to map a drive in Windows to a Skydrive folder or root.

1) Open a document in SkyDrive – such as an excel xls or word doc 2) File->Save As (Note folder – it will be something like https://d.docs.live.net/{your-id}/Documents 3) In Windows Explorer, click Map Network Drive and enter path Note: I use https://d.docs.live.net/{your –id} as I have other files at one level higher than Documents.  …

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Windows 8 Tip of the Day, Storage Spaces Explained

From Robert Mitchell! Storage Spaces is functionality built into Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 that allows you to pool together physical disks into a logical grouping and then carve out virtual disks (aka storage spaces or just spaces).  These spaces can utilize different RAID levels and even thin provisioning. Today’s tip explains what happens…

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Windows 8 Tip of the Day–Sysinternals Updates!

Today’s Tip… From Robert Mitchell! A number of SysInternals tools were recently updated.  For those of you that use these tools on a regular basis, you might want to grab these updates and add them to your respective collections. AccessChk v5.11: AccessChk, a command line utility for dumping the effective permissions and security descriptors for…

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Windows 8 Tip of the Day–Understanding Startup Items

Todays Tip from Robert Mitchell… First for Windows RT, As part of the effort to improve battery life and PC responsiveness, the startup apps support in Windows RT was removed. Change Description: Windows RT does not honor startup app entries in the following locations: · Run key under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion · Run key under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion ·…

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Tip of the Day for Windows 8!

A new blog series from the Great Robert Mitchell by way of the Dude!  Who is Robert Mitchell you may ask?!?!   He’s this guy: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/profile/robert%20mitchell%20%5Bmsft%5D/ and http://www.linkedin.com/pub/robert-mitchell/3/a0a/551 and http://www.windowsitpro.com/author/5787734/RobertMitchell Anyway, this is a series that runs internally for folks and the Dude said “hey, why don’t we socialize this?” and Robert was like “no…

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