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How to Connect to Exchange Online with PowerShell

By J. Peter Bruzzese - July 25, 2014

Need to access Exchange Online using Windows PowerShell? J. Peter Bruzzese shows you how to do exactly that in this handy tutorial.

4 Useful Features of Windows 8 File Explorer

By Russell Smith - July 25, 2014

Russell Smith tells us about four great features found in the new ribbon UI in Windows 8 File Explorer.

How to Reserve Public Virtual IP Addresses in Microsoft Azure

By Russell Smith - July 24, 2014

Russell Smith shows us how to create a reserved Public Virtual IP address (VIP) in Microsoft Azure with his latest Ask an Admin post.

Test Connectivity to an Active Directory Domain Controller from a PC

By Daniel Petri - July 24, 2014

Daniel Petri provides some tools and techniques to test connectivity from a Windows PC to an Active Directory Domain Controller.

Enable Telnet Client in Windows 8 and Server 2012

By Daniel Petri - July 23, 2014

Daniel Petri shares three different ways to enable the helpful Telnet client for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 to meet your IT needs.

Proximal Data AutoCache Review

By Aidan Finn - July 23, 2014

Aidan Finn takes a look at Proximal Data AutoCache, a product that boosts read performance of virtualization storage for Hyper-V and vSphere.

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Top 10 VMware vSphere Performance Tips

By David Davis - January 8, 2013

Viva la virtualization! Make the most of it with our top 10 performance vSphere tips by David M. Davis.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Server 2012

By Jeff James - November 29, 2012

Looking for a faster way to navigate the new interface in Windows Server 2012? Check out this helpful list of Windows Server 2012 keyboard commands and

How to Add a Windows 8 Start Menu

By Trevor Pott - October 3, 2012

Get Windows 8 working the way you want it to work. Trevor Pott clues you in on how to add a start menu to Windows 8.

Top 10 Windows Server 2012 Features

By Jeff James - September 21, 2012

While the jury may still be out on Windows 8 in the enterprise, there are plenty of useful features in Windows Server 2012 for IT admins.

Disabling User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 7

By Daniel Petri - December 8, 2009

Learn your options for limiting User Account Control (UAC) notifications and/or turning them off completely in Windows 7 in this article by MVP Daniel Petri.

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