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Tonyso Credo: "Look for a pattern, and solve it for everything"

January, 2011

  • TOC Becomes TOC?

    IT Pros have long asked for a “change log” on technical information from Microsoft. For example, the Vi rtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Guide to Operations Manager Integration shows this right up font: For decades now inside Microsoft TOC has stood for...
  • Accept No Substitutes, How to Spot Fake Hotmail Log in Pages

    Some Hotmail users have recently been confused by fake login pages, like this one: How to spot a fake Hotmail log in page: 1. The real Hotmail sign-n page does NOT host Ads. 2. The URL of the login page MUST be login.live.com and nothing else Please drive...
  • Troubleshooting: Hyper-V W2K3 VM Lost Network Connection

    Problem: Hyper-V VM guest (Windows Server 2003) on a Windows Server 2008 R2 host “randomly” loses network connection. Symptom: Unable to ping the VM from the host. On login to the VM error message “The system cannot log you on now because the domain <domainname>...
  • Why I *Love* This Company

    Thank you comrades. “Microsoft Employees gave US$96 million to charity, including corporate matching, in 2010.”
  • Ordinateur Virtuel Stocké

    If you don’t read French, I can explain that the title of this post “ordinateur virtuel stocké “ translated into English (according to the Microsoft Language Portal ) is: “ An inactive virtual machine that has been saved to the Virtual Machine Manager...
  • TechNet Community: Profile Now Shows Wiki Activity

    Just in time for Mid-Year Reviews here at Microsoft the TechNet profile now shows your TechNet Wiki activity ! Just click on your profile Then select Wiki from the dropdown list for a LIFO listing of your wiki activity Click any link to go to the article...
  • What’s Happening on the TNWIKI?

    The TechNet Articles page on the TechNet Wiki shows a table of contents for the wiki *above the fold* however, if you scroll down, you can see some nifty feeds such as “All Pages” that shows you new and updated pages, and which update # it is. Also available...
  • CrowdStrategy: Help Define Quality Technical Content

    There is a new page on the TechNet Wiki “ What's Considered Quality Technical Content ?” that offer you the opportunity to help define the metrics the community will use to judge “quality” attributes of technical content. It is easy to sign up and contribute...