4 Steps to Making Your A+ and Network+ Exams as Stress-Free As Possible

n my last post, I talked about the study protocols you can follow to prepare for your A+ and Network+ exams. Now, I’m going to share with you what I … [Read more...]

Top 3 Reasons Why A+ and Network+ Still Matter

There’s a lot of talk amongst career changers as to what program and discipline to pick up and master first. Well, here’s three reasons why A+ and … [Read more...]

Slide Master in PowerPoint 2007

When you go to see a play, or watch a television show, you are aware that there must be a lot going on backstage. The lights come up and down, scenery … [Read more...]

Default Sequence Value for the SmallSearchInputBox MS SharePoint 2010

I’ve been tampering with the SmallSearchInputBox control in Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Well, not directly. I’ve been working to replace the default … [Read more...]

SharePoint 2010 Development Patterns and Practices

If you need to write some code for Microsoft SharePoint, you might wonder how to go about it. To help you get started, here are three useful … [Read more...]

Building a SharePoint 2010 Development Environment

One of the most common questions asked of me in my SharePoint developer classes is “How do I create a development environment for Microsoft SharePoint … [Read more...]

SharePoint 2010 Learning Paths

I wanted to take a few minutes to outline the learning paths for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 that we have available here at IT training specialists, … [Read more...]

Exchange 2003 To Exchange 2010 Migration Part 2

Notes from the trenches! This continuation from the earlier post (Exchange 2010 Migration) will take us through the second phase of the 2003 to 2010 … [Read more...]

PowerShell nuggets – #1 storing passwords

PowerShell if you haven’t been exposed to it yet, is an Awesome tool. Now for someone who’s as infrastructure focused as I am, to say a statement like … [Read more...]

Windows 7 and the Windows key keyboard shortcuts!

I had a few students in this week’s 50292 Windows 7 class ask if there’s a list of keyboard shortcuts listed in the book. I’ve just put some on here … [Read more...]

Online mailbox moves–do they now move dumpster items?

Great question from this week’s 10233 design of Exchange 2010 class. Our student asks “in the past a mailbox move didn’t also move dumpster data. … [Read more...]

Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration

Notes from the trenches! So near the end of January I was lucky enough to escape the classroom and get back to hands-on work. I was able to act as a … [Read more...]

Running Login Scripts with Vista and Microsoft Windows 7

There are some known issues when trying to run login scripts on a Vista or Windows 7 machine. This is mostly due to our best friend and worst enemy … [Read more...]

Microsoft Training and PowerShell Book Reviews

Our friends at @MicorsoftPress have been putting out some seriously high quality product of late. I attribute this mostly to their choice of topic … [Read more...]

Hyper-V and Sysprep, playing nicely together?

Microsoft Training and IT Training We as a Microsoft Training partner here have to deal with this, but we thought you as students and professionals … [Read more...]

What is Windows Intune?

I just got hooked up with this tool and will be blogging more on this as I work out it's in's and out's... This really appears to be a great fit for … [Read more...]

Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Insights Conference

Coming to Chicago Insights 2010 TURBOCHARGE Your Business with Microsoft SharePoint 2010! March 2, 2010; 8:30am - 2pm (CST) Better insights and … [Read more...]