Apr 26

How to Upgrade (install) Windows 10 PHONE or Downgrade (Uninstall) Windows 10 PHONE + Band 2.0 not able to sync Step-By-Step

I have to start with I LOVE Windows 10 Phone.  It is way better than 8.1.  It does have one downside and that is that it is still BETA software.  I have been using Windows 10 phone now for about … Continue reading

Mar 03

Announcing: Microsoft Events and Thought Leadership in your Inbox Now Available – Now You Can Get LUCKY!

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Keep up with industry trends, how we should be thinking about our business, how technology changes coming will likely impact us and our business and plenty more.  Gain access to shortcuts in keeping up with technology, preparing yourself and your … Continue reading

Mar 02

How To Cleanup Email Address in Excel, Split User Name from Email, Extract Email Address

After downloading some email addresses from a registration database, I found that people use all different sorts of formats for the emails.  Unless of course you do checking when collecting the data.  Well, I had thousands of emails that I … Continue reading

Feb 10

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Certification Exam Jump Start 70-534 Prerequisites: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

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Cloud Architects are among the top demanded positions today.  They are also very high paying and garner an enormous amount of respect and prestige. Would you make a good Architect? Are you interested in becoming certified in architecting Microsoft Azure … Continue reading

Jan 27

Download Windows 10 and Create bootable USB Thumb Drive for Booting to Installation PLUS Data Migration

How To Download & Create a USB, DVD or ISO of Windows 10! Plus, tips for Migrating user data from their old machine to the new Windows 10 Machine If you need to install or reinstall Windows 10 using a … Continue reading

Jan 25

Step-By-Step How To Migrate users and user Data from XP, Vista, Windows 7 or 8 TO Windows 10 Using Microsoft Tool USMT User State Migration Toolkit

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10 provides new and improved deployment tools for automating large-scale deployments of Windows 10.  What you collect with USMT ScanState is customizable through modifying the XML configuration files.  For more information on … Continue reading

Mar 26

How To Get Started Automating Azure Infrastructure As A Service with PowerShell Step-By-Step

Getting Started with PowerShell for Azure Install PowerShell Azure Module: The first thing we have to do is download the Azure PowerShell Module.  You can get to it from http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/ (uses Web Platform Installer) Click on install and follow the … Continue reading

Mar 25

How To Remove Azure Accounts (Cached Credentials) From PowerShell Remove-AzureAccount for ALL Accounts Step-By-Step

Have you ever noticed that sometimes PowerShell gets confused regarding accounts?  I have many Azure Accounts and many subscriptions so it happens to me all the time. When you change from one Account to another and set the subscription for … Continue reading

Mar 12

How To Move or Migrate SQL Server Workload to Azure SQL Database Cloud Services or Azure VM – All version of SQL Server – Step-By-Step

There are many options for migrating SQL databases to Azure. With the latest technology you can move just the database and log files, or you can move the entire system. You could move to Azure SQL Database or you could … Continue reading

Feb 23

Azure PowerShell Getting Started Authenticate with Certificate

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Before we can connect to Azure with PowerShell, we need to download the Azure PowerShell Module. Download and install the Windows Azure PowerShell Tools. Scroll down to Command-line Tools, under Windows PowerShell; click Install. Several components will be installed, you … Continue reading

Feb 23

How To Use SysInternals Junction.exe to Delete Windows.Old After Upgrading Windows Step-By-Step

I had on my to do list to write a detailed post on how to remove the Windows.Old folder after upgrading.  While reading through some Rick Claus I noticed he already had a great post on it.  Thanks Rick, you … Continue reading

Feb 05

IT-Camp Azure Labs–Appendix Extra Labs–Step-By-Step

IT-Camp Azure Labs Lab Home Page… Includes DOCx and PPTx http://ITProGuru.com/AZLab2 Description and Live links to Series Lab 1: Building Foundation Virtual Network Storage Cloud Service Lab 2: Building Workloads Build Domain Controller Create SQL Server (SQL) Lab 3: Working … Continue reading

Feb 05

IT-Camp Azure Labs–Lab 5 Building Application Workloads – Deploy Data Access App–Step-By-Step

IT-Camp Azure Labs Lab Home Page… Includes DOCx and PPTx http://ITProGuru.com/AZLab2 Description and Live links to Series Lab 1: Building Foundation Virtual Network Storage Cloud Service Lab 2: Building Workloads Build Domain Controller Create SQL Server (SQL) Lab 3: Working … Continue reading