Rick Trader

"To ensure that students leave the class with a thorough foundation of the material presented during the week."


MCSA, MCSE, MCT, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+, US Navy Master Training Specialist Basic and Advanced Electronics

Training - US Navy and Basic Instructor Training - US Navy
Career Highlights:
  • Twenty years as an IT Professional in the role of Network Administrator and Technical Instructor
  • Instructor specialization includes CompTIA A+, Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000
  • Experience includes proficiency with Network Administration, Computer Repair and Configuration, Network Operating System Implementation and Network Infrastructure
  • Program Lead for the TechTrax Career Program at InterfaceTT and was responsible for curriculum and exam development as well as ensuring the success of the career changer students
  • Rio Salado Community College Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year (2001)

Twitter @InterfaceTT

@ESCOUTE1 & @staticvoidmain are working hard to get the finishing touches on their presentation for the #AZITSMSummit

2 hours 43 min ago

RT @ESCOUTE1: Great start to the #azitsm Summit in Phx. Register at the @InterfaceTT table to win free classes and my latest book http://…

7 hours 20 min ago

Hanging out at the #AZITSM Summit w/ @ESCOUTE1 Great turn out.

7 hours 22 min ago

Getting Replication Monitor (#Replmon) to work on today’s operating systems -

7 hours 28 min ago

Video Trng - Understanding Help Files and Command Syntax in #PowerShell -

11 hours 28 min ago


The easy way to configure multi-booting from .VHD on Windows 7 and later operating systems

Posted December 6, 2013

This is so simple, even a caveman can do it. First off let’s look at the current Boot Configuration Database (BCD) using then command prompt and BCDEDIT.exe. In the scenario below I will be running a Windows 7 operating system … Continue Reading

How to attach a VHD in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012

Posted December 2, 2013

There may be times when you will find it necessary to attach a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) to your existing operating system. Window 7 and later operating systems support this feature. In this blog we will explore the steps to … Continue Reading

PowerShell CMDLETS support for Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

Posted November 6, 2013

Windows Deployment Services (WDS) PowerShell CMDLETS have long been awaited for and they have arrived in Windows Server 2012 R2 with PowerShell 4.0. Windows PowerShell is a tasked based command line shell consisting of a verb-noun syntax.  PowerShell is also … Continue Reading