Deployment ailments? The Deployment Doctor cures them on Talk TechNet at 9am PST tomorrow

Talk TechNet is all about discussing topics and trends in the world of IT Professionals.  In this show we’ll have guest Rhonda Layfield. Rhonda is a Microsoft MVP and SME on deployment technologies. She is an author, consultant and trainer.  Rhonda has been in the IT community for almost 30 years and writes for Windows…


Plains Milky Way by Randy Halverson

Be sure to click Plains Milky Way or the picture above for Randy Halverson’s amazing video work.  You won’t be sorry.  When you start playing the video at his site, be sure to go full screen with the HD video.  Very kewl.


Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) SP1 – now available for download

The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK) is a set of tools and documentation that support the configuration and deployment of Windows® operating systems. By using Windows AIK, you can automate Windows installations, capture Windows images with ImageX, configure and modify images using Deployment Imaging Servicing and Management (DISM), create Windows PE images, and migrate…


Driving Four Dell LCD panels with a single Lenovo ThinkPad T410s Optimus laptop and dock

About three weeks ago a Lenovo coupon came out for 15% off ThinkPad laptops. This combined with our stacked EPP discount put the latest ThinkPad T410s in my target price range. In addition to that discount, you can now order this machine with the Intel second generation SSD instead of the Samsung SSD drives previously…


IIS Media Services 4.0 Released to the Web !!!

IIS Media Services 4.0 was released yesterday, just in time for Streaming Media West. Coming just one year after the previous major release, IIS Media Services 4.0 allows you to encode once and deliver adaptive streaming content to three screens across multiple file formats and protocols. Keep reading to learn more about the new features,…


Photographers at Microsoft Volume 2 – now on sale

Our October Giving Campaign is starting a few days early with this book.  Check out the preview, what the book is all about, and of course consider buying!


Office 2010 Tools and Guides for IT Professionals

Since Office 2010 went gold a few weeks ago, I’ve been watching for key resources I thought you should be aware of.  Now that we’ve officially launched, time to get down to business. The very first thing you should do if you haven’t already, is download the bits from the TechNet subscriber download area.  You’ll…


Making the Next Technology Leap in HDTV

You wouldn’t think you could actually make a technology leap in high definition television at home.  I mean after all high definition televisions are all displaying the same thing, right?  Wrong.  I did it this past weekend and the results are still blowing me away every evening. A few months ago I had decided to…