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 - phone
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.
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!
Clustering - HyperV Core
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
Office 365 - Exchange Online and .ost files
... makes the world go round. (Well, a lot of it, anyway). Problems, solutions, questions, speculation...
Domain Name Service and a wee network...
Yes, Virginia, they still DO put real Windows on computers that weight more than a kilogram.
EFS Encryption does not work on just ONE partition.
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
What are the benefits of Active Directory
Devices and Hardware
Phones, Surfaces, iPads, NVME devices, whatever.
Sherwin goes to the office.
PowerShell, Scripting and Other Automation Topics
Mostly because most of us love PowerShell. Share your victories, defeats, advice and questions!
PSConfEU 2020 online and free for everyone
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I mean, if Darren Mar-Elia hangs out in your forum, you HAVE to have a GP section, right?
Group Policy and the Local Default Printer
Love it or hate it, you know that most of you would never have gotten your "confirm your membership" email without it.
Outlook 2016 not connecting to Exchange 2016
For when you need to "turn the tables" on your data.
Inheriting the sin.
"Hey, these things don't install THEMSELVES, you know!"
(Unless you know how.)
New Print Spooler Location. How Much Space Should I Allocate On The New Disk?
... 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.)
A puzzle - I was asked this question on an interview and I can't figure it out...
Anything goes: Talk About Anything
Just keep it civil!
How many GNU/Linux users are needed to change a light bulb?
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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