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Category Archives: Windows 8

How do I get to all my applications in Windows RT 8.1 Blue Preview?

With Microsoft releasing the Windows 8.1 (Blue) upgrade for download yesterday evening and us always wanting to jump into new technology, our first impressions of Windows 8.1 (Blue) upgrade on our test Windows RT tablet were pretty good. There were some good things, and some difficulties. One of those difficulties were around getting to our …

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Where did my Recent Items go in Windows 8?

I come across many people that have been asking me where the recent items list has gone in Windows 8. While the recent items list in Windows 7 (and prior) was useful, it is no longer available for Windows 8. There are a couple reasons for this with the most obvious being that we don’t …

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Windows Server 2012 Beta Essentials Post 3: The Client View

In two previous posts, I talked about the installation process for Windows Essentials Server 2012 Beta and some of the configuration process. In this post, I am going to show the same lab environment with configuring a pair of clients, a Windows 7 client and a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. The Windows 7 Client …

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Windows 8 Road Show slides

I would like to thank all those who attended the Bennett Adelson Windows 8 Preview Roadshow.  In all, we had almost 100 attendees, many good conversations and received  a lot of great feedback.  We enjoyed putting on the event and hope that you will join us for the upcoming System Center 2012 Roadshow……..Details to be released …

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Windows 8 To Go with the Consumer Preview… The right way.

Windows 8 will include a new feature called Windows 8 to Go.  This feature will allow you to install a full installation of Windows 8 on to a USB device.  The USB device has the following advantages: It will auto detect the hardware of any PC it is booted into the first time.  This means …

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Windows 8 CP/Beta RSAT

For those of you testing Windows 8 CP and Windows 8 Beta, you will need to install the RSAT tools to leverage the new Server Manager as well as the updated GUI based tools. You can download the RSAT here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28972 These are similar to the Win7 RSAT except that instead of all the tools …

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Windows 8 Road Show!

  Windows 8 Server Road Show Do Way More with Way Less (Money, Effort & Time) You’re hearing about Windows 8 Server, but why should you care? IT continues to feel budget pressure as businesses try to increase efficiency and resource utilization. In today’s Technology Roadmap, you saw some of how current technology can help …

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Windows 8 Consumer Release – Notes from the field

As if there won’t be enough tidbits of information coming out about Windows 8 now that it is a bit more polished. I will post things as I discover them and think they are useful. First Impressions First off, Windows 8 is very similar to Windows 7. I have yet to find something that I …

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available!

The Consumer Preview of Windows 8 is available for download. This release is the first official Windows 8 build drop from Microsoft since the Developer Preview, which was released last September. This was downloaded quite rapidly, surpassing the 500,000 downloads mark within 24 hours of release, and the 3 million mark by December, so I …

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