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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?

How to Enable Two Factor Authentication for Google Apps and Gmail

By Jonathan Hassell - September 12, 2014

Learn how to enable two-factor authentication for Google Apps and Gmail with this step-by-step tutorial by Jonathan Hassell.

Using VMware vApp

By Melissa Palmer - September 12, 2014

In her first post for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, VMware vExpert Melissa Palmer explains what VMware vApp is, how useful a vApp can be, and how to create one.

The Microsoft Azure Sales Strategy for Small and Medium Enterprises

By Aidan Finn - September 11, 2014

Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is positioning Azure towards small and medium enterprises as a supplement to on-premise IT resources.

Windows 9 Technical Preview Screenshots Leaked

By Jeff James - September 11, 2014

More details about Windows 9 leaked on to the web today in the form of Windows 9 technical preview screenshots, posted by two German technology websites.

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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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