TechNet Magazine Blog

The official blog of TechNet Magazine

May, 2007

  • The many faces of TechEd

    Tech·Ed 2007 is almost upon us, and we're very busy here at TechNet Magazine Headquarters getting ready for all of the parties! (And the learning and the sessions and the networking and stuff too, but mainly the parties.) And it turns out we're not...
  • Utility Spotlight: Script Elevation PowerToys for Windows Vista

    We have a very exciting Utility Spotlight this month! One of our very talented contributing editors, Michael Murgolo, has created a powerful (and free!) set of Script Elevation PowerToys for Windows Vista. These tools allow for command line and UI-based...
  • The June 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now online

    The June 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at www.technetmagazine.com/issues/2007/06/ . As I mentioned last week, Microsoft Technical Fellow and TechNet Magazine contributing editor Mark Russinovich is back this month with an in-depth...
  • Checklist for article submissions

    If you are submitting an article to either TechNet Magazine or MSDN Magazine , here is a short checklist of items you should make sure are done before sending your final manuscript. Making sure these details are taken care of saves everyone extra work...
  • Inside Windows Vista User Account Control

    You may recall that the final part of Mark Russinovich's three-part series, Inside the Windows Vista Kernel , Mark discussed kernel changes in Windows Vista related to reliability, recovery, and security. However, one notable security feature - User Account...
  • A day in the life...

    My good friend Steve, the technical editor of MSDN Magazine , just published a great post about how our magazines get put together. As you might imagine, it's a pretty complicated process that starts long before the magazine lands in your mailbox each...
  • Revisiting Windows Deployment Services

    One of the most frequent topics of reader e-mail we receive here at TechNet Magazine is Windows PE and Windows Deployment. Fortunately, we have our desktop columnist and contributing editor Wes Miller with us every month to provide you with the best hands...
  • Security to go

    Torn from the pages of the May 2007 issue of TechNet Magazine , here's the interactive editor's note! I asked the question, "What is the most unusual security situation you've encountered at your company?" This is open for discussion here, so please enlighten...
  • Field Trip: TechNet Magazine on Press

    I often say that I have one of the most unusual and "old school" jobs at Microsoft—not quite sure if I do, but I like to think so. I'm the art and production director for TechNet Magazine (and MSDN Magazine ), and in addition to many other cool things...
  • Wednesday Humor

    A good friend of mine sent this video my way, and it rang so true (and was so amusing) that I had to share it with all of you. (Thanks, Tim!) A depiction of the "first ever IT guy": Hope you enjoy it. I know I did! - Josh
  • Exchange Questions Answered

    We feel very lucky to have added a number of very talented columnists to our lineup this year, and among the most exciting to me is the arrival of KC Lemson, Nino Bilic, and friends with Exchange Queue & A . You may know KC from her very popular blog...