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     Company Info and Support
MR&D News
Announcements, corrections, and the like.
2 2 New newsletter: Shiny New Boots: Booting with UEFI and BIOS, part one
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 www.steadierstate.com , 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.
75 7 prepnewpc Error at 99%
by PCHartwell
     Clouds and Virtualization
Skype for Business
... is surprisingly good, considering it's free and comes with O365. Tips? Tricks? Problems? Solutions?
18 5 Skype for Business - phone
by wobble_wobble
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.
291 57 Azure Overview
by Protech
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!
368 60 Clustering - HyperV Core
by dennis-360ict
Storage
SANs, Storage Spaces, the whole "converged" scenarios... you can't have clouds or MACHINE virtualization without STORAGE virtualization.
33 6 CrashPlan/Code42 Exiting Consumer Market - Just Announced
by jadgate
     Operating Systems
Office 365
Questions, answers and insights about everyone's favorite SaaS
275 52 Office 365 - Exchange Online and .ost files
by ameliamargaret
Windows Server
... makes the world go round. (Well, a lot of it, anyway). Problems, solutions, questions, speculation...
1045 158 Domain Name Service and a wee network...
by cj_berlin
Windows Client
Yes, Virginia, they still DO put real Windows on computers that weight more than a kilogram.
420 68 EFS Encryption does not work on just ONE partition.
by jsclmedave
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.")
20 5 I broke my phone (Microsoft 640XL)
by nikolas.e
Linux, Anyone?
No? We didn't think so. (OK, sorry, Linux guys, we were just kidding. )
31 7 Conversation topic: Any1 using ubuntu on the desktop?
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
366 61 What are the benefits of Active Directory
by cj_berlin
Devices and Hardware
Phones, Surfaces, iPads, NVME devices, whatever.
335 42 Tablet recommendation?
by jsclmedave
PowerShell, Scripting and Other Automation Topics
Mostly because most of us love PowerShell. Share your victories, defeats, advice and questions!
559 104 PSConfEU 2020 online and free for everyone
by spam spam bacon spam
Group Policy
I mean, if Darren Mar-Elia hangs out in your forum, you HAVE to have a GP section, right?
301 50 Group Policy and the Local Default Printer
by castelon
Exchange
Love it or hate it, you know that most of you would never have gotten your "confirm your membership" email without it.
177 40 Outlook 2016 not connecting to Exchange 2016
by Nentwich
SQL
For when you need to "turn the tables" on your data.
98 25 Inheriting the sin.
by cspanburgh
Deployment
"Hey, these things don't install THEMSELVES, you know!" (Unless you know how.)
52 13 New Print Spooler Location. How Much Space Should I Allocate On The New Disk?
by Squeezeframe
Office
... without the 365.
30 10 convert ANSI pst to unicode pst file
by BellyB
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.)
839 133 So many choices...
by spam spam bacon spam
     Off-Topic Chatter
Anything goes: Talk About Anything
Just keep it civil!
1339 186 Finally Passed AZ-103 !
by jsclmedave
Photography corner
Following in the great tradition of the old forum's famous photo section.
150 28 Post from a camera rental company post eclipse
by JimiV
     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
     Gaming
Gaming Hardware
Xbox to Playstation to a Useless Box
4 2 Recommendations for gaming machine
by jsclmedave
Gaming Software
What runs on the hardware
0 0 No posts
Bragging rights
Look what I did
2 2 List of all Call of Duty: WWII weapons, equipment and scorestreaks
by jsclmedave


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