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Win8/WS2012 Deployment Survival Guide
Here are some links for you to get started deploying Windows 8 and/or Windows Server 2012 compiled for you by a support lead colleague Server Posterpedia (free app): http://www.serverposterpedia.com/ Deployment Installing the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us...
28 Jan 2013
Server Posterpedia V2 Free-as-in-Beer in the Store
Over on the Windows Server Blog , a blog of blogs, Microsoft Community Lead Kevin Beares introduces Server Posterpedia V2 . Now with extra goodness, still free-as-in-beer, no charge, gratis. You can watch a short video demo on YT: http://aka.ms/sposterpediavid Server Posterpedia is a Windows...
20 Nov 2012
On Proprioception - Dude, did you just flick?
Say what now? There is a new way of interacting with computers, and I have to RTFM? Well, not really. I know that you IT Pros already know all this, but, since you are the TechSupport/IT Department for friends/family neighbors who might be unfamiliar with touch computing as implemented in Windows...
30 Oct 2012
Server News - Free-as-in-beer App You Should Install Today
Wouldn't it be great if there was an App that you could run on your Win8CP or Windows Phone 7 that "pushed" you important Windows Server news? Do you read blogs like Ben Armstrong , Virtualization Team , Mark Russinovich ? Well colleagues Martin McClean (Poster Guy) and Brian Lich (Awesome Guy...
26 Mar 2012
I.O.U. (1K-6) Words
Free-as-in-beer Hyper-V Poster http://aka.ms/HVPstr Windows Server 2008 Hyper-v Component Architecture with Service Pack 1 Hyper-v Component Architecture Windows Server 2008 R2 component posters Windows Server 2008 Component Posters
14 Mar 2012
IT Pro Secret Weapon
Increasingly, you don’t need a GUI to get your IT Pro job done. Everything you can do in the GUI, you can do in PowerShell. This is even more true in Windows Server “8” Beta. Not just because there are >2300 cmdlets. Now, you don’t even need mstsc.exe ( Remote Desktop Connection...
13 Mar 2012
Hyper-V Cmdlets in Windows Server 8 Demo Video
Hyper-V PM Eric Bahna recently recorded a video demo of the new Hyper-V Windows PowerShell cmdlets in Windows Server "8* Beta . The complete demo is about 21 minutes long. Windows Server 8 Hyper-V PowerShell Demo Uncut For convenience, I also made three shorter versions currently available...
6 Mar 2012
Brain Rules for Meetings (and UIs)
In Brain Rules for Meetings John Medina tells us: "you've got 30 seconds before they start asking the question, "Am I going to pay attention to you or not?"" This advice holds true for new UIs as well. If you have installed the Windows Server "8" Beta , and you come upon the new Metro UI in the course...
6 Mar 2012
Test Driving Windows 8 Server
Bill Laing's blog post today announces Windows Server 8 Beta availability . Some other tidbits to add to your IT Pro reading list include: Download Windows Server "8" Beta http://aka.ms/wdjd5y Win8 Keyboard Shortcuts http://aka.ms/hlagp4 Free-as-in-beer version of Hyper-V Server...
1 Mar 2012
Impatient IT Pros Guide to the New Stuff in Windows Server 8 Hyper-V
Ned Pyle has a comprehensive blog post that guides you through the important new stuff revealed at BUILD for IT Pros in Windows Server 8. Go read his blog post Windows 8 for the IT Pro: The New Plumbing . If, like me, you want to start your reading with the Hyper-V stuff, here is the clip from his post...
22 Sep 2011
What's New in Windows Server 8
At the Build conference last week, Bill Laing, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft's Server and Cloud business, opened the conversation with his blog post Windows Server 8: An Introduction . More info is at Windows Server 8 . Bill is hosting the conversation over on the Microsoft Server and Cloud...
17 Sep 2011
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