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November, 2008


November 27, 2008  1:28 AM

The Worst Version of Windows That You’ve Never Had?

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Over the last several weeks, I have tried to give you as much information about Windows 7 as I can. Writing anything in depth about Windows 7 at this point is a little bit tricky though. Shortly after the Professional Developer’s Conference, Microsoft...

November 26, 2008  4:02 AM

End User Influence on IT Policies

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In most of the organizations that I have worked in or done consulting work for, the end users had quite a bit more influence over IT policies than they probably realize. Although there are exceptions to every rule, I have found that it is the end users...


November 22, 2008  2:32 AM

When Memory Shortages Rear Their Ugly Heads

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As someone who writes about networking for a living, it probably comes as no surprise to most of you that I’ve got my house jam packed with high end computers so that I can recreate various configurations that are typically used in enterprise...


November 20, 2008  3:42 PM

Keeping your Education Current

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If you have been reading my blog lately, then you know that Windows 7 is just off the horizon, and that Microsoft recently released something called Windows Azure. On top of that, Service Pack 2 for Vista and for Windows Server 2008 is currently in beta...


November 17, 2008  4:55 PM

Multi Touch Monitors

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Being that I write about Microsoft products for a living, I spent the weekend shopping for hardware to run Windows 7 on. Although Microsoft has given me a pre beta build of Windows 7, there seems to be a definite lack of hardware specifications. Maybe...


November 16, 2008  1:16 AM

When Client Side Caching Backfires

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A few months ago, I wrote an article for TechTarget called Windows Registry Hack Improves Offline File Access for Mobile Users (

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November 14, 2008  8:31 PM

Windows XP is Here to Stay (at least for now)

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I’ve never made any secret of the fact that I prefer Windows Vista over Windows XP. Even so, I seem to be in the minority. With Microsoft no longer selling Windows XP, and Windows 7 now on the horizon, I have been getting a lot of E-mail lately from...


November 12, 2008  4:18 AM

PowerShell in Windows 7

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Although Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 were created from the same code base, they do have their differences. One of those differences is that Windows Vista does not contain Windows PowerShell. Microsoft is changing this in Windows 7 though....


November 7, 2008  8:35 PM

Extending a Virtual Hard Drive

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Blog – Extending a Virtual Hard Drive

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A few months ago, I made the decision to virtualize the majority of my physical servers....


November 6, 2008  8:16 PM

Multi Touch in the Enterprise?

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Lately, I have been spending quite a bit of time trying to learn all about Windows 7. Although there are certainly worthwhile features in the forthcoming operating system, the one feature that seems to be getting the most attention is a feature being...


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