TechNet Magazine Blog

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February, 2007

  • You may have noticed...

    If you've been a reader of this blog for more than a few weeks (all 3 of you), you've probably noticed the fairly dramatic increase in our posting frequency. Hopefully it hasn't sent you running for the hills. It's not that we didn't care about you before...
  • Daylight Savings Time

    Keith Combs put it best over on his blog - "Is DST the new Y2K?" I don't really know the answer, but if you're looking to learn more about the impact of the change to Daylight Savings Time (resulting from the U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005) on your...
  • Inside the Windows Vista Kernel with Mark Russinovich: Part 2

    In his continuing series exploring changes made in the Windows Vista Kernel, this month Mark Russinovich takes a look at advancements in the way Windows Vista manages memory, as well as major improvements to system startup, shutdown, and power management...
  • What we look for in an article proposal

    You've heard us mention from time-to-time that we're always looking for new authors and new content ideas for TechNet Magazine . When we say "new authors", we mean people just like you! That is, real IT Professionals using Microsoft technologies who know...
  • Work Hard. Play Hard.

    On a more "playful" note (forgive the impending pun) this Friday afternoon, I wanted to call your attention to Matt Clapham's article in the February issue of TechNet Magazine , entitled Gaming in a Secure Environment . Security is certainly one of the...
  • Scripting with Windows PowerShell

    A few months ago, TechNet Magazine was happy to welcome Don Jones - the lead Scripting Guru at SAPIEN Technologies - as a new monthly columnist. Each month, Don writes about one of the most exciting new technologies for the IT Pro - Windows PowerShell...
  • What's new in Group Policy?

    Some really interesting and compelling improvements have been made to the Group Policy infrastructure in Windows Vista, not the least of which is a very powerful new file format (the XML-based ADMX file). Jeremy Moskowitz began talking about this back...