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IT/Dev Connections: Meet the Speakers, Episode 1

Rod Trent, September 2, 2014

In this 1st episode, learn a little more about keynoter Brad Anderson, Channel 9 rockstar Rick Claus, and the inventor o…

How to Build Your First Windows Installer Using the InstallShield Project Assistant

Flexera, September 2, 2014

Time is precious, especially when deadlines are looming.

That Sinking Feeling and How to Avoid It: Fixing Design-Time Validation Errors

Flexera, August 29, 2014

There’s nothing like getting a big head start on an installation project and then finding that you’ve missed…

You Say: What Would Make You Want to Attend Microsoft’s TechEd Replacement?

Rod Trent, August 29, 2014

What do you believe is important and what would make a Microsoft mega-event worth attending next year?

Final Reminder for August’s Free SSRS Report–Computer Service Details

Enhansoft, August 29, 2014

Computer Service Details is only available for free in August, so make sure to request your copy by sending an email to …

Windows Intune: Groups and Updates

Windows Management Experts, August 29, 2014

This is part of an ongoing series about Windows Intune. This week will focus on groups and updates.

Oracle License Management- Consider More than the Database Products

Flexera, August 28, 2014

By Chris Hughes If one constructed their image of Oracle solely based on articles and commentary around Oracle licensing…

Last Reminder to Vote for September’s Free SSRS Report

Enhansoft, August 28, 2014

You only have a few more days left to vote.

Application Readiness Maturity: Keeping up with Mobile Application Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and More

Flexera, August 28, 2014

To keep up with Mobile Application Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and other new technologies, IT must achie…

Selectively Disable Software Distributions and Application Deployments on Clients

Sherry Kissinger, August 27, 2014

Credit to Niall Brady of http://windows-noob.

Extracting the User Name From a Computer

Enhansoft, August 27, 2014

By Garth Jones

This question was asked in the Microsoft TechEd forum, “How do I get the user name from the PC name …

Collection Query findings

Roger Zander, August 27, 2014

Collection Queries can be created easily from the Configuration Manager Console without deep knowledge of WQL or SQL… …

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  • Adding a NIC driver to an existing OS Image (fraze)
    I'm new to SCCM 2007 and have pre existing Operating System Images in the tree that were created before my time (these are not in the boot images tree and are not PE) We have a new computer that the existing boot image doesn't have the driver in.&n […]
  • Need assistance to configure Internet Explorer proxy settings with Group Policy (achinda)
    Hi All, Need assistance to configure Internet Explorer proxy settings with Group Policy . Windows 2003 Server Domain controller Clients windows 7 with IE 11 . Proxy setting are not getting applied . I Google and find out need to update the […]
  • Auto Site code Assignment (hotdrop1)
    Hello, so I read that after the site code is auto assigned the first time it wont change again unless you change it as an Admin. So my question is this… If we use F12 PXE to build the PC's at the warehouse. After they are built they have say site cod […]
  • Anyone using User Affinity? (keilamym)
    Just wanted to know if anyone is using User Affinity to deploy software and if you are, can you please share any headaches I should be on the lookout for. We use it in limited fashion and its working well. I would like to expand its use and wanted to mak […]
  • BranchCache versions (Darren)
    Hello all, As I understand it, Server 2008 + W7 = V1 BranchCache Server 2012 + W8 = V2 BranchCache. Paying specific attention to the following new features of V2…. Duplicate content is stored once and downloaded onc […]

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