Announcements, corrections, and the like.
New newsletter: Shiny New Boots: Booting with UEFI and BIOS, part one
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.
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Skype for Business
... is surprisingly good, considering it's free and comes with O365. Tips? Tricks? Problems? Solutions?
Skype for Business Not Running
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.
So SSD Disk isn't always SSD Disk - RANT
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.
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!
Upgrade path from HyperV Server 2016 to Server 2016 Datacenter
SANs, Storage Spaces, the whole "converged" scenarios... you can't have clouds or MACHINE virtualization without STORAGE virtualization.
CrashPlan/Code42 Exiting Consumer Market - Just Announced
Questions, answers and insights about everyone's favorite SaaS
Exchange online / Skyp for business connection error
... makes the world go round. (Well, a lot of it, anyway). Problems, solutions, questions, speculation...
Selecting Windows updates
Yes, Virginia, they still DO put real Windows on computers that weight more than a kilogram.
Windows 10 auto logon
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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.")
I broke my phone (Microsoft 640XL)
No? We didn't think so.
(OK, sorry, Linux guys, we were just kidding.
Conversation topic: Any1 using ubuntu on the desktop?
AD from 2000 to modern versions and all things to do with Identity Management
Admin accounts - can you restrict rights to allow only the stopping of processes?
Devices and Hardware
Phones, Surfaces, iPads, NVME devices, whatever.
PowerShell, Scripting and Other Automation Topics
Mostly because most of us love PowerShell. Share your victories, defeats, advice and questions!
Getting remote Network Printers
I mean, if Darren Mar-Elia hangs out in your forum, you HAVE to have a GP section, right?
applocker breaking start menu again
Love it or hate it, you know that most of you would never have gotten your "confirm your membership" email without it.
Removing old Exchange Server from Network
For when you need to "turn the tables" on your data.
"Hey, these things don't install THEMSELVES, you know!"
(Unless you know how.)
... without the 365.
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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.)
Here's another PDF application that you may "need"...
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Anything goes: Talk About Anything
Just keep it civil!
Super Micro Motherboards hacked
Following in the great tradition of the old forum's famous photo section.
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Test Forum... New Members Are Welcome To Try Things Out Here!
But, you know, still be nice.
About this forum
Announcements, questions about the forum and suggestions here.
The forums are up!
Xbox to Playstation to a Useless Box
Recommendations for gaming machine
What runs on the hardware
Look what I did
List of all Call of Duty: WWII weapons, equipment and scorestreaks