I recently picked up a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. I’ve always liked tablet computers and this looked to be a great opportunity to test one out in advance of Windows 10 launching. Until now I’ve mostly stayed with Windows 7 as my primary desktop operating system. Learning some of the intricacies of Windows 8.1 has … Continue reading Changing the Network Location in Windows 8 and 8.1
Do you ever just want Windows Server, or client for that matter, to automatically logon? This is a horrible idea in production and violates every security rule you can imagine. So don’t do this! But… I build a lot of test/dev environments and want my Servers to automatically logon and start PowerShell. In this blog … Continue reading How to AutoLogon Microsoft Windows using PowerShell
For IT administrators who are hesitant to learn PowerShell, this post will help take the fear out of getting started. PowerShell is not a scripting language. Yes, it does have a scripting language, but that’s for automation and to make tools, which we’ll discuss later. PowerShell’s primary focus is to be a real-time interactive command … Continue reading Video: Learning PowerShell for the IT Administrator – Increase efficiency and automation
I want to introduce a new management tool from Microsoft for your IT department, called PowerShell. PowerShell is a real-time, interactive management tool that lets IT Administrators and System Engineers do bulk administrative tasks and automation events in a highly efficient manner. The early adopters of PowerShell were primarily developers who pushed the scripting language … Continue reading Video: What is PowerShell and how can it make your IT staff more efficient?