• What do you make of Microsoft 2.0?

    “The bedrock of our new strategy is innovation in deep, rich, high-value experiences and activities." These were the words of Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer in a company wide memo as he unveiled plans to reinvent Microsoft with a big push to develop hardware (from phones to set top boxes). What do...

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  • Is the Surface RT enterprise-worthy?

    In its latest push, Microsoft is trying to establish the Surface RT as a worthy tablet for the enterprise. Understandably, there's a lot of skepticism, though some are saying the Surface Pro's little bro might be what companies need to move to the cloud. Are you buying the RT as an enterprise...

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  • Can Microsoft be successful in making the Surface RT enterprise-worthy?

    As Microsoft continues to emphasize its enterprise message for Windows 8.1 and Surface Pro tablets, the company is now trying position the lower-cost Surface RT as an enterprise-worthy device. With Apple's iPad and Android-based devices already making waves in various enterprises, boosting the...

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  • What’s the one feature that you find most disappointing on Windows 8?

    While he's mostly a fan of Windows 8, expert Gary Olsen has found some issues that might delay the migration to Microsoft's latest operating system. His list includes (among others): Migration: Splitting the enterprise between the tablet and PC Getting to the desktop The missing Start button -- and...

    Michael Tidmarsh50,275 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007: Deleted folder

    I know this is probably a silly question relating to Outlook 2007...but it has stumped me. I know Outlook 2007 very (very) well...but I have come upon an issue I have not been able to fix. Recently, I have accidentally deleted a few e-mails. Once they are in the Deleted Items folder I cannot...

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  • I accidently deleted my Microsoft Windows: Error 404

    HOW DO I RE INSTALL MY MICROSOFT FORWARD LINK, HAVE THREE VERSIONS OF MICROSOFT WINDOWS, OLD VISTA, XP, WINDOW HOME PREM. W/ UP 2- A  64 BIT. OPERATION SYSTEM BUT WHEN I RECEIVED NEW MOTHERBOARD, I REALLY MESSED MY SELF AND MY PRODUCTS UP EVEN MORE, THIS IS JUST COSTING TO MUCH TO KEEP UP DATING...

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  • Who would you pick to replace Steve Ballmer at Microsoft?

    After Microsoft made several personnel changes this month, experts have been given possible clues on who could replace Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after he retires. Two possible candidates include Chief Technical Strategy Officer Eric Rudder and Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner. Who do you...

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  • What was Microsoft’s greatest milestone in 2012?

    2012 was a year of milestones for Microsoft, as the company released and updated several products including: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and the Surface tablet. What do you think was Microsoft's greatest milestone? What can we expect in 2013?

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  • Is Microsoft heading for doom with the Surface Pro?

    Many experts are questioning Microsoft's tactics after the company announced the new Microsoft Surface Pro 64 GB version will be priced at $899 and the 128 GB at $999. Is Microsoft heading for doom with the Surface Pro? Will it be the biggest dud since the RIM Playbook?

    Michael Tidmarsh50,275 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the real reason behind Steven Sinofsky’s departure from Microsoft?

    It was announced on Monday that Windows President Steven Sinofsky is leaving Microsoft after 23 years. The company didn't give news on why Sinofsky was leaving but it comes just weeks after the Windows 8 release. What's the real reason behind his departure?

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  • What do you think of Steve Ballmer’s letter to Microsoft shareholders?

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer released a letter to shareholders yesterday that discussed how the company sees itself now and how it might evolve. In particular, he focused on the versatility of Windows 8, and the ways Microsoft is responding to the consumerization trend. He also hints at getting more...

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  • Open IT Forum: What’s the best tech rivalry of all time?

    Mashable recently published an article discussing the top 10 tech rivalries of all time including 'Apple vs. Microsoft' and 'Samsung vs. Apple'. Did it leave any rivalries off the list? What do you think is the best IT rivalry of all time?

    Michael Tidmarsh50,275 pointsBadges:
  • IBM 5250 XP Driver

    Where can I find an Windows/XP driver to use my IBM PCI 5250 card?

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  • SQL table connectivity via odc

    Can a user create a Microsoft .odc file from a SQL database (eg Visual Manufacturing, Dynamics, etc.) without a special tool? Looking to design refreshable Excel reports.

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  • Open IT Forum: What are your thoughts on Windows 8?

    Windows 8 RTM is now available for download on MSDN and TechNet (check out the free 90-day trial). Have you tried it? What do you think?

    Ben Rubenstein11,240 pointsBadges:
  • Are you going to BUILD 2012?

    Microsoft's new developer conference, BUILD, sold out in less than an hour yesterday. Were you able to get in? If so, what made you sign up so quickly?

    Ben Rubenstein11,240 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: What do you think of the new Outlook.com?

    Yesterday, Microsoft launched its new web-based email service, Outlook.com, that includes a new interface. While over 1 million people signed up, some -- including our own blogger Matt Gervais remain hesitant. What do you think of the new Outlook.com? Will it change how you access your email?

    Michael Tidmarsh50,275 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: How should Microsoft position the Surface?

    Microsoft recently announced the release date for its Surface tablet (October 26), but Ron Miller thinks the company's focus on the consumer market is a mistake. How do you think Microsoft should position the Surface? Will you buy one when it's released?

    Michael Tidmarsh50,275 pointsBadges:
  • Is an MCSE or a CCNP degree more valuable to an employer?

    With the economy the way it is, is it better to have a CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) or MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certificate? I don't have time to complete both courses and I'm urgently seeking employment.

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  • Thoughts on SCOM 2012 Release Candidate?

    Back in August, I asked a few experts about their thoughts on Microsoft's System Center 2012 beta release. There were some mixed opinions. Now that the latest version is here, has anything improved? Curious to know what you're finding and if you plan to upgrade anytime soon.

    Ben Rubenstein11,240 pointsBadges:

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