Windows Vista has a great new feature that will allow you to disable the use of external devices like USB drives, and/or CD/DVD drives. Take a look at this walk-through to read up on how you can do it.
Ward Ralston of the Windows Server Division at Microsoft sends news that Monad (tasked based command shell & scripting language) has a new name…Windows PowerShell. I”m not sure I like the name so much but hey it”s hard to beat cool codenames like Monad. By the way a quick search on Google on PowerShell and it […]
For the first time since 1993 Intel (the company I work for) is releasing an new brand name entitled Intel® vPro™. You may be familiar with our last desktop brand name as it changed the industry…does the brand name Pentium ring a bell??? This is Intel”s third new brand name in 3 years. If you know the […]
Changing FSMO roles isn”t that difficult. In fact you can see a great video that I create on it right here. The one that seems to get everyone is the Schema Master. The reason being is because when you open the Schema snap-in it always opens it connected to the Schema Master…regardless of what machine […]
This is one of the coolest things I have ever seen on the web (and i”ve seen a lot). As most of you know Microsoft makes software for MACs such as Office and Virtual PC. There is a group of people at Microsoft that just play with MACs. Take a look here to read up on it […]
I didn”t see this one coming, probably because I haven”t even played with SQL 2005 yet. I will be building a SQL 2005 cluster very soon so i”m about to get my hands dirty with this one. Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 for SQL 2005. How long has SQL 2005 been out? This seems […]
Last week my boss gave everyone in my group a book to read based on Strength Based Management. The name of this book is Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham & Donald Clifton. I haven”t gotten very far in the book but the basis of it is to find your strengths and grow them instead […]
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Another day and another tool to save the day. Today I was staging the production DCs for different types of updates and I really didn”t feel like copying 50+ files to these servers. So I remembered an old friend of mine named RoboCopy. RoboCopy has been around for some time and is a life saver […]
Being able to log on to multiple machines at the same time has always irked my security conscious. While I can see the need for it and have done it plenty of times myself I was pleased to find that Microsoft has a tool that can limit concurrent sessions. This is a brand new tool […]