July, 2008

  • Even more certified

    I took another certification exam today: 70-622 PRO: Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Windows Vista Client for Enterprise Support Technicians Let me offer a few general test-taking suggestions: Test-taking computers don't always work ...
  • Losing the (e-mail) battle

    I get a lot of e-mail (and send a lot too). Overall, for those e-mails that need a reply my system is very simple: reply immediately, or flag the e-mail for follow up and get back to it when I have some time. My goal is to keep that "For Follow Up" pile...
  • Wizard Editor now available on CodePlex for download

    At previous conferences, I showed a utility that could be used to edit the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit wizard XML template files. But as some of you noticed (and e-mailed me about), the utility was nowhere to be found, so I was just teasing you :-) So...
  • Installing IE 8 Beta 1 as part of an MDT 2008 Lite Touch deployment

    The Internet Explorer team described how to slipstream IE 8 Beta 1 into a Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 image using the process described at http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2008/06/20/slipstreaming-ie8.aspx . Here's the same basic process with...