DigiGirlz — Find Your Prince Game (Intro to Programming)

DigiGirlz 2016, Lehi UT One reason I enjoy Microsoft is their encouragement for young people to take an interest in technology. Digigirlz is one of these events that encourages young women to get involved with technology. I was asked to present an introduction to programming session in Lehi Utah. As part of the hands-on activity, I created a small progam…


DigiGirlz Programming Session (DigiCars)

DigiGirlz 2015, Lehi UT One reason I enjoy Microsoft is their encouragement for young people to take an interest in technology. Digigirlz is one of these events that encourages young women to get involved with technology. I was asked to present an introduction to programming session in Lehi Utah. As part of the hands-on activity, I created a small progam…


DigiGirlz 2013 (DigiCars)

DigiGirlz 2013, Lehi UT One reason I enjoy Microsoft is their encouragement for young people to take an interest in technology. Digigirlz is one of these events that encourages young women to get involved with technology. I was asked to present an introduction to programming session in Lehi Utah. As part of the hands-on activity, I created a small progam…


Which Version of The Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) to Use

 DaRT Support Matrix For each flavor (or version) of Windows there is a different flavor (version) of the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT). To help determine which version to use I have created a support matrix below. Windows Version Supported DaRT Version Windows XP (x86) DaRT 5 Windows 2003 (x86) DaRT 5 Windows Vista (x86,…


Requiring a Local Administrator Password When Launching DaRT

DaRT 7 Provides Additional Deployment Options A major focus of Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 7 was to make the toolset more accessible when IT professionals needed to repair or diagnose a machine. Prior to version 7 the only officially supported way to use the DaRT tools was via CD/DVD. But now, with DaRT…

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Using DaRT’s Remote Connectivity Feature in a WinPE Image

A remote connection can be established in WinPE when deploying Windows. A recent blog post shows how you can integrate the DaRT 7 remote recovery feature into a WinPE MDT image. Here is a brief summary of the setup instructions — 1. Install DaRT 7 and use the DaRT Recovery Image Wizard to create an…


Launching DaRT Remote Connection Tool at Startup

The premier feature in the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 7 is the ability to remotely connect into a machine booted with DaRT. When enabled, the DaRT toolset displays a new tool called “Remote Connection” to handle the connectivity.    If DaRT is installed on a PXE server or on a local recovery partition then…

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