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     Company Info and Support
MR&D News
Announcements, corrections, and the like.
2 2 New newsletter: Shiny New Bo...
by Mark
Steadier State Problems, Solutions and Questions
Mark's free "Steadier State" tool brings the notion of virtual machine snapshots to physical Windows 7 Enterprise/Ultimate and Server 2008 R2 systems. A free download at , SS aims to make life easier for people administering systems used by users who, well, aren't all that invested in keeping the systems up and running. Rolling a system back to a snapshot normally takes only three to four minutes and involves minimal user interaction. Post questions, comments, answers to others' questions here.
60 5 Steadier State Windows Update
by Mark
     Clouds and Virtualization
Skype for Business
... is surprisingly good, considering it's free and comes with O365. Tips? Tricks? Problems? Solutions?
11 3 Missing conversations
by Wes
Microsoft Azure
When it works, it's great. But when it doesn't... post here. Discussion on getting into, getting out of, and prospering with Microsoft's cloud.
103 19 Quick and dirty
by ukinahan
Amazon Web Services
In the cloud business, it's just a jungle out there... but Amazon's got the biggest jungle. Anything about AWS goes here.
3 2 OpenStack
by wobble_wobble
Hypervisors: Hyper-V, VMWare, VirtualBox...
How did we live without 'em? We don't know, but some days we wonder how we can live WITH 'em. Chat about virtual infrastructure here!
169 27 Partions on a disk
by Wes
SANs, Storage Spaces, the whole "converged" scenarios... you can't have clouds or MACHINE virtualization without STORAGE virtualization.
25 4 Can I (or how do I) assign st...
by Michael Pietrzak
     Operating Systems
Office 365
Questions, answers and insights about everyone's favorite SaaS
139 22 Convert PDF
by cj_berlin
Windows Server
... makes the world go round. (Well, a lot of it, anyway). Problems, solutions, questions, speculation...
481 70 WSUS on Server 2012 R2
by northbayteky
Windows Client
Yes, Virginia, they still DO put real Windows on computers that weight more than a kilogram.
266 35 Windows 10 and data collectio...
by Infradeploy
Mobile Platforms
What's in YOUR pocket? Discussion on Windows Mobile as well as those two other little-known platforms, iOS and Android. (Hey, in case you haven't heard, Windows Mobile's market share is creeping up on "Other.")
7 1 OneDrive vs OwnCloud, Syncpli...
by Wes
Linux, Anyone?
No? We didn't think so. (OK, sorry, Linux guys, we were just kidding. )
31 7 Conversation topic: Any1 usin...
by cj_berlin
     Other Things That Get Discussed Whether or Not There's a Section for Them
Active Directory
AD from 2000 to modern versions and all things to do with Identity Management
13 2 RODC I'm beginning to really ...
by wobble_wobble
Devices and Hardware
Phones, Surfaces, iPads, NVME devices, whatever.
176 24 USB male/female thing
by Pieter
PowerShell, Scripting and Other Automation Topics
Mostly because most of us love PowerShell. Share your victories, defeats, advice and questions!
193 32 PowerShell is open sourced an...
by jsclmedave
Group Policy
I mean, if Darren Mar-Elia hangs out in your forum, you HAVE to have a GP section, right?
116 17 Block Group Policy Setting vi...
by jsclmedave
Love it or hate it, you know that most of you would never have gotten your "confirm your membership" email without it.
99 18 Patching Exchange servers all...
by Wobble_Wibble
For when you need to "turn the tables" on your data.
51 13 Cluster error 1196
by cspanburgh
"Hey, these things don't install THEMSELVES, you know!" (Unless you know how.)
35 8 Win 7 WinPE ISO download
by Mark Minasi
... without the 365.
23 6 Office 2013/2016 Activation
by Mike Kemp
Miscellaneous Tech: Anything That Doesn't Fit Elsewhere
Post here to talk about things in the tech biz that don't fall under the other categories. (Including the tech biz itself.)
341 51 Microsoft Delivers Another Ba...
by wobble_wobble
     Off-Topic Chatter
Anything goes: Talk About Anything
Just keep it civil!
688 98 Too funny
by donoli
Photography corner
Following in the great tradition of the old forum's famous photo section.
121 21 Just got a used 7D... whotta ...
by anthony
     Meta Stuff
Test Forum... New Members Are Welcome To Try Things Out Here!
But, you know, still be nice.
42 6 TEST2
by downtime
About this forum
Announcements, questions about the forum and suggestions here.
204 24 The forums are up!
by glenn faustino

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