Windows App Store What, Why, and How

  It is not my style to copy and paste for my posts but I stumbled on a great post from one of my developer count-parts G. Andrew Duthie (Dev Hammer Blog) on the Windows App store and felt I had to pass it on.  Here you go… Most of […]


NEW MCSE Certifications for Cloud

Move Your Career to the Cloud with the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert certification Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) is a reinvented certification for today’s technology solutions Microsoft has reinvented its certification program by building a broader and deeper set of technology solutions skills validation, starting with cloud-enabled solution skills. As […]


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 we discuss Windows 8 in the business environment, Virtualization, Security, […]


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 5)      Turn on the checkbox “Make all boot settings permanent” […]


Remotely Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 and More with Remote Server Management and Administration Tools for Windows 7

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 7 with SP1. […]


PowerShell 5 Part Online Series

3/12/2012 2:00 PM (ET) – PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 1 of 5): PowerShell ‘SmowerShell’—Why You Should Learn Windows PowerShell https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032508049&Culture=en-US  3/13/2012 2:00 PM (ET) – PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 2 of 5): Heard It through the Pipeline—How to Compound Windows PowerShell Commands for Fun […]


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


Part 2 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour–BIOS Settings

Step 1: Part 1 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour (includes sysprep images) You should have your server up and running. Step 2: Install your network drivers. If you need help with the network driver see: Network Trashed on […]


Part 1 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour (includes sysprep images)

Overview: In this series we will teach you how to setup a cleanly installed Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine to run Hyper-V. We will create a new virtual machine and make that machine a domain controller. Then we will make the host a member of the newly created domain. […]


Private Cloud Chat–Plenty of Chances To Ask The Experts Your Tough Questions About Private Cloud

To successfully face the IT challenges of today and tomorrow, we know we need to understand the cloud. However with so much fluff it is hard to decipher what is important. Get your questions answered by the Cloud Experts!  You will learn where to spend your time learning and what […]


Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available for Download

Today is a big day for the Windows team. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain a few moments ago, we unveiled the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to our partners and press. Based on a broad range of feedback, we have made over 100,000 code changes and the Consumer Preview […]


Private Cloud Is The Future of IT, Free Training Coming Soon–Registration Open

Private Cloud is the future of IT, and the future is now. Spend the day at our IT Camp and learn about Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V, the first step on your path to mastering Private Cloud. You’ll embark on an interactive journey as you learn the foundation of cloud services, […]