Help for the Ribbon you have been waiting for

Doug from Office Casual strikes again, helpful vid: The fastest way to Search Commands in Office http://blogs.office.com/b/office_casual/archive/2011/04/12/the-fastest-way-to-search-commands-in-office.aspx Download the free Search commands for Office: http://officelabs.com/projects/searchcommands/Pages/default.aspx


Resources to Assist Windows Server Customers in Japan

Some folks on the TechNet Wiki have started a wiki topic to assist IT Pros in Japan who may have to do some unplanned server take-downs. Check out http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/windows-server-emergency-management-resources.aspx and add your useful links for: Backup/restore Remote shutdown UPS management Cloud migration Any thing else you learned about in your disaster management situation and wished…


Hyper-v: Guide de survie de mémoire virtuelle

Lors d’événements clients il y a quelques années nous commencé distribuaient des Guides une page"survie" (imprimé des deux côtés et stratifié) avec des liens vers des ressources importantes. Les versions de wiki de la survie Guides visent à faire les mêmes choses sans tuer les arbres ou à l’aide de machines de lamination.Veuillez ajouter des…


Virtual Memory Survival Guide

At customer events a few years ago we started handing out one-page “Survival Guides” (printed both sides and laminated) with links to important resources. The wiki versions of the Survival Guides are meant to do the same things without killing trees or using laminating machines.Please add resources you find useful, and/or rearrange the ones that…


Why Wiki? Case Study #2 AD Domain Svcs Event ID Map

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a visual representation of all the event IDs for a service, let’s say for example the Microsoft Windows Active Directory Domain Service, and when you clicked on one of the IDs, you could “drill down” into more info on that event? Let me wiki that for you. Kudos…


Translate the TNWIKI

The TechNet Wiki now has a Bing translator widget on each page, no charge. Free-as-in-beer. Enjoy.  ??? Nyd.  Appréciez. Genießen. ?p??a?ste. Godere. ??????????? ? ????. Ciesz sie. Disfrutar. Keyfini çikarin.


Why Wiki? Case Study #1

I started a topic on the (Beta) TechNet Wiki on Feb 28, 2010 called the “Windows PowerShell Survival Guide.” It was about 200 words long. It consisted of a list of weblinks (about 15) on all things PowerShell that I found useful. It took me less than 1 minute to log on and post. I…


IT Pro’s Pal – BGinfo

My gear-fixation probably started when I was a Boy Scout. There was a tool called the Woodsman’s Pal that I *had* to have. It just looked, well, way more Ninja than the puny “hatchet” I used for years. Turns out, the hatchet worked just fine, still does today. And as an adult I value simple,…


TechNet Wiki Tags-onomy–The Hidden Differentiator

You can find some common TNWIKI tags at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/wiki-common-tags.aspx Internet pundit Clay Shirky said “The Only Group That Can Categorize Everything Is Everybody.”  The idea behind a tagging taxonomy, or “tagsonomy” as it is implemented on the TNWIKI is that IT Pros can create their own ways of navigating and finding technical content through the…

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CrowdStrategy: Help Define Quality Technical Content

There is a new page on the TechNet Wiki “What’s Considered Quality Technical Content?” that offer you the opportunity to help define the metrics the community will use to judge “quality” attributes of technical content. It is easy to sign up and contribute on the TN Wiki. Pile on!