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Windows 8 Refresh…A Real Life Experience. 0

Windows 8 Refresh…A Real Life Experience.

Two great new features in Windows 8 are “Reset your System” and “Refresh your System”, when used in conjunction with the previously ( and still) available “System Restore” you now have the ability to...

2 New Rollup Updates Available for Data Protection Manager 0

2 New Rollup Updates Available for Data Protection Manager

Microsoft released 2 new Rollup Updates today for the System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) product. DPM 2010 gets QFE Rollup Package 7, while DPM 2012 gets Update Rollup 3. There is also an...

Windows 8 Presentation – Tulsa TechFest 2012 0

Windows 8 Presentation – Tulsa TechFest 2012

I had a number of requests that I post my Windows 8 presentation from last week’s Tulsa TechFest on my site for people who were not able to make it to the opening sessions...

Link to Tulsa IT Pros LinkedIn Group 0

Link to Tulsa IT Pros LinkedIn Group

I have had a number of people at Tulsa TechFest inquire about our IT Pro user group here in Tulsa, so I wanted to post a link to the group. Please join up so...

Links and relevant information for my Tulsa TechFest 2012 talks on October 12th 0

Links and relevant information for my Tulsa TechFest 2012 talks on October 12th

I am going to be posting links, slides and additional information that deal with my sessions on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 from Tulsa TechFest 2012 in this post so that attendees have...

Streets & Trips freezes when loading on Windows 7 SP1 64bit. 0

Streets & Trips freezes when loading on Windows 7 SP1 64bit.

When loading Streets and Trips 2012 on the 64-bit version of Windows 7, you must first load this hotfix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2643882/en-us If you have not loaded the hotfix, Streets and Trips will begin to load...

On site for WinConnections. 0

On site for WinConnections.

Attending a really great keynote by Mark Minasi on Windows 8 and the coming Windows Server. Awesome new capabilities coming for us Technology Professionals.

WinConnections conference this week. 0

WinConnections conference this week.

Well, I am at Tulsa International waiting for my flight to Las Vegas on my way to the WinConnections conference at Mandalay Bay. I want to say a huge “Thank you” to Microsoft UserCommunity...

Interview with Kevin Remde on TechNet 0

Interview with Kevin Remde on TechNet

Yesterday I had the privilege of being interviewed by Microsoft Senior IT Pro Evangelist Kevin Remde for his TechNet IT Manager webcast series. We had a great conversation about the importance of Community within...