Active Directory User Group Meeting at the SPECOPS Event at the Microsoft Office in Alpharetta, GA

Spent the day in SPECOPS event at the Microsoft Alpharetta office.  Most of the day was spent with Jeremy Moskowitz, Group Policy MVP from GPanswers.com.  He talked about what’s new in Group Policy with Windows Server 2008 R2 as well as rolling out Windows 7.  Here’s the agenda: What’s new when rolling out Windows Server…


Windows Vista Zero Touch Deployment: A Customer’s Story

This is a great interview with Alan McBurney of New Horizons in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  He discusses how and why they used System Center Configuration Manager to deploy Windows Vista SP1 in their environment.  Its about 10 minutes, but well worth the time if you’re looking at better ways to do you Windows Vista deployments!!


Need Help in Funding Your Deployments? Here’s An Offer You Might Want to Take Up!!!

The Big Easy Offer 2.0 gives you choices on Microsoft products and solutions that fit your needs. For every qualifying product you purchase,  Microsoft pays you partner subsidy funds to purchase more products and services from the Microsoft Partner of your choice. What is a Subsidy? A subsidy is a check made payable to the…


Do You Need To Create A Custom Install of Vista? Use WinPE!!!

One of my co-workers Chris Henley just did a great video/screencast on WinPE. What Exactly Is WinPE?  Have you ever done custom setups of Windows? Have you ever needed a small version of the OS to boot a box and troubleshoot hardware issues?  WinPE, Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE), is a minimal Win32 installation that…


Vista: Need a jump-start to help you deploying Windows Vista?

From my previous post, you may be putting off deploying Windows Vista for whatever reason.  Could it be you just need some help is jump-starting a pilot?   Go here for some helpful tools on How to Start a Windows Vista Pilot Deployment      Remember if you’re interested in doing a pilot you might want to…