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Display Last Logged On Information for Windows 8.1

By Daniel Petri - September 17, 2014

Learn how to display last logged on information for Windows 8 and 8.1 in this quick how-to article by Petri IT Knowledgebase founder Daniel Petri.

Resource Metering in Hyper-V

By Aidan Finn - September 17, 2014

Aidan Finn shows us how to measure the usage of host resources by virtual machines by using resource metering in Hyper-V.

Quickly Edit Environment Variables in Windows 8

By Daniel Petri - September 16, 2014

Need to quickly edit environment variables in Windows 8? Learn three ways to do exactly that in this step-by-step tutorial article by Daniel Petri.

An Introduction to Exchange Online Protection (EOP)

By J. Peter Bruzzese - September 16, 2014

J. Peter Bruzzese provides an introduction to Exchange Online Protection, Microsoft's latest solution for protecting your Exchange server from malware and spam.

Leaked Windows 9 Videos Show New Start Menu, Virtual Desktops, Live Tiles, and More

By Jeff James - September 15, 2014

Hot on the heels of new Windows 9 screenshots, German IT site WinFuture has posted some videos that show the Windows 9 Technical Preview build in action.

Microsoft Buys Minecraft Maker for $2.5 Billion

By Jeff James - September 15, 2014

Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for a whopping $2.5 billion. Will this mean Windows Phone users will finally get Minecraft?

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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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