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Daniel Petri is a world-known IT professional, technical trainer and creator of one of the world's largest IT knowledge bases: www.petri.com. Daniel consults to leading global Fortune 1000 companies in Microsoft IT Infrastructure and Engineering strategies.

For his contribution to the IT Pro community Daniel has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the 10th time In a row. Daniel's professional certifications include Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified System Administrator and Microsoft Certified Trainer.

While working for Microsoft, Daniel served as a Senior Premier Field Engineer (PFE) specializing in Windows Server OS and Active Directory. After leaving Microsoft in the middle of 2013, Daniel returned to work for ObserveIT, makers of the ObserveIT User Monitoring software, where he holds the role of Senior Solutions Architect.

In his spare time, Daniel rides a 1340cc 200bhp 2014 model Suzuki Hayabusa sports bike and manages the Israeli Bikers forum.

You can contact Daniel at daniel-at-petri-dot-co-dot-il.

Daniel's Recent Posts

How to Forget or Delete a Windows 8.1 Wi-Fi Network Profile

By Daniel Petri - September 18, 2014

How many steps does it take to forget or delete a Wi-Fi network profile in Windows 8.1? This short tutorial article by Daniel Petri reveals the answer.

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.

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.

Enabling SQL Server Traffic Encryption

By Daniel Petri - September 10, 2014

Looking to make your data more secure? Daniel Petri shows us how to enable SSL traffic encryption in Microsoft SQL Server in this step-by-step tutorial.

A Handy IT Help Desk Configuration Script

By Daniel Petri - September 8, 2014

Frustrated by tedious IT help desk tasks? Daniel Petri and Haim Cohen provide some relief with a configuration script that automates repetitive help desk tasks.

How to restart Windows Explorer shell in Windows 7/8

By Daniel Petri - August 25, 2014

Need to manually restart Windows Explorer shell in both Windows 7 and Windows 8? Daniel Petri shows us how in this handy how-to article.

Search using file size filters in Windows 8 File Explorer

By Daniel Petri - August 12, 2014

Learn how to search using file size filters in Windows 8 by using some little-known File Explorer options in this how-to article by Daniel Petri.

How to rename and hide Windows services

By Daniel Petri - August 11, 2014

You might need to rename and hide Windows services for security reasons. This short how-to article by Daniel Petri shows you how to perform both tasks.

Disable Windows Server 2012 R2 Automatic Maintenance Using PSEXEC

By Daniel Petri - August 7, 2014

Having performance issues? You may be impacted by the Windows Server 2012 Automatic Maintenance functionality. Learn how to troubleshoot in Daniel Petri’s latest article.

3 Ways to Shut Down Windows 8

By Daniel Petri - August 4, 2014

Daniel Petri shows us how to shut down Windows 8 three different ways, including using a VBS script and a Start Screen shortcut.

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