Oct 262012
 

The Windows 8 operating system is the newest member of the Microsoft Windows family. It differs from earlier Windows releases as much for what it does not change as for what it does change. That is, the features that IT pros loved about Windows 7 are still there in Windows 8—just better. The same keyboard shortcuts,
management tools, security features, and deployment options are available in Windows 8. But in many cases,Windows 8 improves them in intuitive and significant ways. Some examples are the ribbon in File Explorer and faster disk encryption when using BitLocker Drive Encryption. This book describes these enhancements
plus many of the new features in Windows 8.

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Aug 032012
 

Create, configure and install Managed Service Accounts with just a few clicks. No Powershell knowledge required.
Managed Service Accounts are a great new feature that was added to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, but up until now the only way to create and configure them has been via Powershell cmdlets (requiring at least 3 separate commands to be run, one of which has to be run locally on the computer that will use the MSA).
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Jul 312012
 

If you sometimes happen to see your PC or laptop not connecting to the internet at the startup and the only way you could get online is to disable and enable the network adapter, then one of the causes could be the Bonjour DNS responder service. This Bonjour, also called as “Zero Configuration networking” is installed as part of many software like Apple iTunes, iPhoto.
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