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Oct 17

TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Servers in the Sky

Dan Stolts welcomes Microsoft Windows Azure MVP, Bill Wilder to the show as they discuss Windows Azure and its new offerings in the area of Infrastructure as a Serviceor Azure Virtual Machines. Tune in they discuss a bevy of topics … Continue reading

Jun 22

Free Technology Training from TechEd NA 2012 Available NOW

TechNet 2012 – North America has wrapped and what a great show it was.  I was able to attend but had to work so I did not get the opportunity to sit in on many sessions.  However, now I am … Continue reading

Mar 16

IT-Pro Tech Update 2012 Event Coming May 2nd To Providence–Great Lineup!

IT Pro Tech Update 2012 On Wednesday May 2nd 2012, the IT-Pro User Group is hosting Tech Update 2012 an all day FREE event. Come join us for this FREE event and discover the next phase of Information Technology as … Continue reading

Mar 09

How To Modify Timeout, Change Default or Delete Boot Menu Item From Windows 7 or Later Using MSConfig To Modify Boot Configuration Data

Change Default Selection and Timeout Using MSConfig 1)      Start | type msconfig | Press <ENTER> 2)      Click on the Boot tab 3)      Click to select the option you want to set as default 4)      Click the Set as Default Button … Continue reading

Mar 02

Part 3 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour–Enable Hyper-V Role

Several Ways to Enable the Hyper-V Role… Command Line: DISM /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Hyper-V Startup ocsetup Microsoft-Hyper-V PowerShell: Add-WindowsFeature Hyper-V GUI: Start – Server Manager – Add Role – Hyper-V

Feb 27

How Big Will Cloud Really Be–Virtualization vs Cloud–Which Is Bigger

The buzz with the cloud is it is that the Cloud is going to be huge. Much, much bigger than virtualization is/was. One has to say “Come On, this must just be marketing hyper right?”. With this in mind, the … Continue reading

Feb 23

Event VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management–Resources Posted

VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management High quality, high availability, simple to use and full virtual and physical management at a fraction of the cost of the alternatives. That is what you get with … Continue reading

Jan 31

Using PowerShell to Get or Set NetworkAdapterConfiguration-View and Change Network Settings Including DHCP, DNS, IP Address and More (Dynamic AND Static) Step-By-Step

I was looking for a really good and thorough post on network configuration via PowerShell and could not find what I was looking for.  There were many out there but none of them gave me the complete story.  DNS is … Continue reading

Jan 31

How to Run Any Program Including PowerShell with Elevated Privileges (aka Administrator Permissions)

To run any application with elevated privileges (as Administrator) simply right-click on that program from the menu and select Run as Administrator. An example of this would be if you wanted to run a PowerShell window with elevated permissions just … Continue reading