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March 7, 2013

Shutting it down… with Microsoft’s Windows 8

One of the biggest frustrations we have run across with the release of Windows 8 is how to shut it down.   It used to be fairly simple, […]
February 3, 2013

Backing it up… with Microsoft’s Windows 8

We recently received an email from a reader asking what seemed a relatively simple question:  “How do you perform a complete system backup in Windows 8?” […]
November 9, 2012

Windows 8 Part 2

Lots of talk about Windows 8 recently (not surprisingly). As I blogged earlier, I am a fan, but there are considerations that need to be considered when determining if you want to move to the new OS
October 29, 2012

Windows 8 Is Great!

So, Windows 8 is out, and Microsoft is making their big push to make us all aware of it and hoping we all love it. I've been using it a bit, and certainly reading all of the various reviews, and I have to both agree, and disagree with what I am reading.
October 23, 2012

Goodbye Windows SBS – Hello Windows Server 2012 Essentials

This is the final year that Microsoft will be selling its SBS server, a product tailor made to the needs of the 36 million or so small businesses (up to 25 users and 50 devices) which needed a cost effective method for deploying a Microsoft computing environment including Exchange for email as well as all the basic management tools needed for a computer network.
October 17, 2012

What is Windows RT?

Pre-orders have begun for the Microsoft Windows RT tablet. However, the Windows 8 tablets are not yet available. But wait... isn't Windows RT windows 8? Well, yes, sort of.
October 15, 2012

Windows 8 Upgrades

This question comes up every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows - Do I upgrade, or not?
August 8, 2012

It’s a Zombie (server) Apocalypse!

Well, zombies are very popular right now, and it only was a matter of time before someone figured out how to link Zombies and IT.
February 9, 2012

Will Windows 8 Be Relevant in 2012?

Well, the simple answer is YES. And NO. I suppose that bears a little...
November 30, 2011

iPhones and Adroids and Windows, Oh My!

One would assume from the headline that Apple is driving into the enterprise and pushing out Microsoft at the level of core apps or operating systems. Well, not exactly