Category Archives: Windows

Heading Down the Path to MCSE: Communication, Part2: 70-410

After the flood, I kind of let things stop when it came to exams. After all, there were a few more important issues here in Colorado. I scheduled and took 70-410 last week and  received a passing score. One down, … Continue reading

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Heading Down the Path to MCSE: Communication

For those that know me, it is no shock that I support certification. That said, I have been diverted from the path, recently. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), it has always been important to keep my certifications current. Since … Continue reading

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Free Training: Microsoft Virtualization

A few weeks ago I posted about some free online training for virtualization. Microsoft recently posted the content that was presented during this online training session on the TechNet website. The content will also be made available via the Microsoft … Continue reading

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70-640 and 83-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

One of the key certifications for those that want to prove their skills in Windows Server 2008 technologies is the 70-640 exam. Recently, Microsoft has updated the exam with 83-640, which is based on emulation technologies. What that means is … Continue reading

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Initial Configuration Tasks Window

Did you ever find yourself wanting to access the Initial Configuration Tasks screen that appeared when you first setup Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2? Usually, I check the box in the lower left hand corner that says, Do not … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting: Logging onto a Computer on a Domain

While this might seem obvious to a seasoned professional, I found myself walking through the process with a couple of clients the other day. I would like to make a couple of assumptions, first. One, there is a domain controller … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Printers

This should be a fun post for me to write considering that I am in a hotel room and don’t have an actual print device with me. Scenario: You are working at the help desk or helping the help desk … Continue reading

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