Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Take a Peak Behind the SBS 2008 Wizards

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Join the Third Tier Team for the a Third Thursday Webinar on “Behind the SBS 2008 Wizards".  What is actually happening when you use one of the wizards in SBS? Reality is that wizards are nothing more than scripts that were written by the development team. But knowing what they are ...

Webinar Today! WSUS and All the Gory Details

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Not sure if you hate WSUS as much as I do but I can tell you that since we switched to letting Zenith do all our patch management I don’t miss it a bit (I do however wish Zenith would do a better job).   So, with that said, I’m looking ...

Collection of Windows 7 How To Videos

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

That’s right folks, thanks to Eric Ligman and friends we can now grab our laptop and kick it on our favorite overstuffed piece of furniture while we learn some of the kewl new stuff in Window’s 7.  See a complete list of videos here.

Lost your Form Fill with Windows Live Essentials Toolbar?

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

So did I.  I totally depend on the form fill feature that has been in the Windows Live Toolbar for the past 2 years and was rather despondent when, after upgrading my Windows Messenger yesterday, it installed a new toolbar and the form fill feature was no longer there.   After quite ...

Windows 7 Upgrade Paths

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

So I’ve got all my computers running Windows 7 RTM now and I’m not missing Vista at all.  I’ve still got my wife and kid’s computers to upgrade but will have to wait till Oct 22 since I can’t use my volume license on those PCs.  In light of the ...

Cause and Solution for Vista Black Screen of Death (KSOD) KB Posted

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Microsoft believes that they have found the cause for many of the nagging KSODs reported over the past year.  Something about an event log looping.  I’m not sure I understand the issue nor do I think it is related to the KSODs that were far to coincidentally timed with Zenith SaaZ ...

Windows 7 Released to Manufacturing Today

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

As you know from my recent post I love this OS.  Good news is that it has been sent to manufacturing (meaning the final build is done and can be pressed to media).  See Andy’s blog for some helpful links on Win 7.

Windows Vista and Server 2008 SP2 Released

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Microsoft has announced the public release of Windows Vista and Server 2008 SP2.  I don't know about you but I'm skipping SP2 on all my machines and going straight to Win 7 on ALL my PCs (see this blog).  Here is the blurb from TechNet this AM: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 ...

I’m in LOVE!!!

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Wow!  All I can say is wow!   Sitting in the back of a room at Microsoft listening to a couple of TS2 guys and Rhonda Layfield present on Window 7 I decided to pull the trigger an d did a clean install to Win 7 RC1.  The Toshiba Satellite with ...

Get Your EBS On!

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

I'm excited to share that Chris Rue will doing a 5W/50 Webcast on Essential Business Server tomorrow.  Now he says, "There will be a smidge of technical talk, mainly to assure that everyone tuning in has the base knowledge of EBS that will be needed to understand the bulk of ...