Feb 28

20 Day of Migrating and Deploying Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure VMs

As IT Pros, we absolutely love building with new technology! This month, my fellow IT Pro Technical Evangelists and I have been working together on an article series for Migration and Deployment of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure … Continue reading

Feb 27

Solution To UEFI issue Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 installation may fail with error message The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key (Unable to install OS)

In the coming weeks, I will add step by step instructions and a video walk-though as well as more information as to what is going on and why.  For now, I just want to get the information out in the … Continue reading

Feb 25

Virtualization Jump Start from MVA

  Register Now for the Next Virtualization Jump Start   The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) team is excited to open registration for the third course from our three-Jump Start series focused on virtualization. This course is designed for IT professionals … Continue reading

Feb 24

Huge Wave of Technology Events Coming to the North East

New Meetup Group created to simplify reporting and management of event notifications.  Please take a couple minutes to join the group at http://www.meetup.com/NEITPro/ Date Where / Registration Time Event Description 2/26/2013 Farmington, CT  Microsoft 9a-4pm IT Camp – Server 2012  … Continue reading

Feb 12

Windows Task Manager auto-started as an effective CPU monitor in your system tray

Overview: You can use Windows Task Manager as an effective CPU monitor left running in the system tray as a notification icon. It’s light on system resources, and safe to leave running full-time. Discreetly shows you how busy your system … Continue reading

Feb 07

Migration and Deployment How To Migrate or Transfer Files And Settings To Windows 8 From Windows 7, Vista or XP (Part 4 of 19)

Overview: You can use Windows Easy Transfer wizard to migrate files from your old computer to your new computer.  Using the Easy Transfer Wizard is super simple.  You can use this tool to transfer you files and settings even if … Continue reading

Feb 07

How to Create FileName Variable with Date And Time From Command CMD Batch File For Use in Creating Unique Filename

I created this script for use in my AutoBootVHD8.cmd file which is part of a hands on lab http://ITProGuru.com/HOL Here is the resulting code..  @echo Backing up Boot Configuration Data Rem Create FileName with datatime :: this is Regional settings … Continue reading

Feb 04

More IT Camps Coming Soon–Register NOW!

You’re invited.  Select the city below to register online or call 1-877-MSEVENT             Farmington, CT 2/26 Malvern, PA 2/26 Chevy Chase, MD 2/28 New York, NY 2/28 Alpharetta, GA 3/7 New York, NY 3/12 Rochester, NY 3/13 Durham, NC 3/19 … Continue reading