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When I first started using PowerShell, I relied on the cmdlets that came with the Application, PowerShell, and/or the OS I was using. Writing my last PowerShell book (

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A commonly asked question here is: "How Do I Learn PowerShell?".  This sticky post presents common responses to that question with pointers to more details. Please read this post, and look at the r...

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In computing, a server is a device or program that provides a service for client computing devices. Typical services corporate IT departments provide might relate to identity management, data stora...

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Passwords. Pffft. All the expiring. For as many notification tools as we use to notify users that the time to change is fast approaching, many will late until the last minute to change -- if they m...

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I know many people are facing the same issue with Windows 10 updates as I am. It can no longer be disabled from services, or group policy. This tutorial is not ideal for machines that are running i...

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Microsoft intended for Cortana to be a helpful tool in its Windows 10 arsenal, however that convenience does come with some privacy concerns. The following will help you to disable Cortana (this ca...

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Check out this episode we did with BBigford and Intel where we talk about how organizations of all sizes from SMBs to Enterprises are looking at Azure Stack as the next evolution of their Windows S...

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Hey folks, we've got a special Friday edition of On the Air today starting at 1pm CST. We're going to be talking with Intel and BBigford about moving Windows Server workloads to Azure and Azure Sta...

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Howdy y'all! Check out our episode from June 6th with JoshuaRRTX atx_admin and HPE to talk about how to weigh the overhead costs to the storage bells and whistles you pay for, as well as what Nimbl...

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Information technology professionals have to deal with a lot of computer issues all day at work. There are many legitimate reasons a computer might be running slow or not working at all: Faulty har...

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As an IT professional, you likely have a firm grasp on how tech works at both your company and within your industry. But how much do you know about IT in other businesses and trades? In a series ca...

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The Spiceworks Community is home to millions of IT professionals helping their peers become better at their jobs. Over the years, Community members have created countless posts, comments, and how-t...

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For many, a new year provides an opportunity to start fresh or try something new. But how many IT departments have made resolutions to embrace Windows 10 in 2016 and beyond? Just a few days after t...

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As you've probably experienced firsthand, cyberattacks are on the rise. In recent years, hacking has become a big business so there are more IT security threats out there than ever before. In fact,...

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There's a lot to look forward to in 2016. The top athletes in the world will head to Brazil for the Summer Olympics, American voters will choose a new president, and the Juno space probe will compl...

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