PowerShell Syntax Shorthand

If you've been introduced to PowerShell, you already know that the standard commandlets are rather lengthy. What you may not know is that many … [Read more...]

5 Minute Look at a Windows 10 Preview Edition! Enter the NEW Start Menu!

Yep, that's right, the future of the desktop, laptop, and tablet is here in a Preview edition. Click Here to check out a Windows 10 … [Read more...]

5 Minute Look at a Windows 10 Preview Edition! Enter the NEW Start Menu!

Yep, that's right, the future of the desktop, laptop, and tablet is here in a Preview edition. Click Here to check out a Windows 10 Preview! You … [Read more...]

Top 5 Ways to Get Started Writing Your Own Apps for the Windows Store

Do you have the next great idea for an app? Do you know how to code? There is a fantastic opportunity to write apps for the Windows Store. Windows … [Read more...]

Hybrid and Solid State Drives

In the past few years we’ve seen some long overdue improvements in data storage technologies. Every other aspect of computer technology has rapidly … [Read more...]

3 Fast Ways to Restore Functionality to Your User’s Windows 8.1 PC

When your users are having problems with their PC you need to ensure that you can restore its functionality as quickly as possible with minimal impact … [Read more...]

Migrating Files from Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8

One of the frustrations for Windows XP users who have decided to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8 is that they cannot perform a true upgrade. Upgrading … [Read more...]

Windows XP Support Ending

It’s now widely known that Microsoft ‘support’ for Windows XP is ending on April 8th, but what is less known is exactly what that means and more … [Read more...]

Deploying Windows Image Files

Windows Image Files (wim) is the file format used to deploy Windows operating system images that was introduced with Windows Vista. You will find two … [Read more...]

Windows 8.1 (Blue)

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft training experts wanted you to know… There’s a new version of Windows 8 in the works, Windows 8.1 or Blue. … [Read more...]