Dual-boot Windows 10 and Windows 7 or 8,8.1 for Testing

So I’ve already had some people try to install or rather upgrade their existing Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 Operating system to Windows 10 only to find … [Read more...]

Enabling Windows Defender on Windows 8

On Microsoft's Cybertrust Blog, Eve Blakemore write about how you can ensure Windows Defender is enabled on your Windows 8 computer. Windows … [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...]

I want to go into IT – Where do I start?

Ah yes, an age-old question asked by young go-getters right out of junior college, massively in-debt graduates from universities, and folks who have … [Read more...]

File History

File History, introduced in Windows 8, gives you a new way to protect your files. It replaces the existing Windows Backup and Restore features, … [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...]

Top 5 Things to Know About OneDrive

By now you’ve probably heard at least something about Microsoft’s change from SkyDrive to OneDrive. Most people are like, yeah, whatev’s, but there’s … [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...]

What’s New in Windows 8.1?

A lot of folks know that Microsoft is releasing Windows 8.1, a follow-up release for the wildly cool Windows 8. Some folks didn’t dig the fact that … [Read more...]

Access and Manage Office 365 with PowerShell

As businesses large and small move operations to the Microsoft cloud in the form of Office 365, administrators have to face some limitations in the … [Read more...]

Windows 8.1 Preview Available June 26th in the Windows Store

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… If you're already on Windows 8, you know that there's a … [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...]

Windows Phone 8 Power Management Tips

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… I recently purchased a Windows 8 phone, the Nokia 810 model … [Read more...]

Windows Blue

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft training experts wanted you to know… This past week copies of Windows Blue were leaked. Windows Blue is the … [Read more...]

Don’t Fear Windows 8

Microsoft Windows 8 is coming.  For many, it’s already here.  There will be many articles and postings letting us know the reasons to love the new OS. … [Read more...]

Windows 8 Hyper-V

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… In order to use the new virtualization service in Microsoft … [Read more...]