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Pop Quiz: Windows 8.1 Updates and Power Options

Applies to the "Supporting Windows clients and devices" objective of Exam 70-688.

PowerShell File Frontier, Part 4: Zipped Files

Here's how to add files to a zipped file in PowerShell.

Microsoft's Office 365 Update Tips for IT

IT pros who want to test Office 365 updates before widely rolling them out are getting some advice from Microsoft.

PowerShell File Frontier, Part 3: Right Tool for the Job

This week Prof. PowerShell will show you a custom tool for filtering files.

Pop Quiz: Windows 8.1 Multifactor Authentication

Applies to the "Support resource access" objective of Exam 70-688.

Microsoft's September Patch: IE Zero-Day Flaw Gets Fix

Microsoft's monthly Security Update was released on Tuesday with one bulletin item rated "critical" and three "important" items.

The PowerShell File Frontier, Part 2: File Length

Here's how to find specific files by their size.

Pop Quiz: Managing Windows 8.1 Devices

Applies to the "Supporting operating system and application installation" objective of Exam 70-688.

Microsoft Breaks Down Confusing SharePoint Patch Process

Microsoft this week provided insight to its SharePoint Server 2013 patch process.

Windows 8.1 Push-Button Reset

Applies to the "Configure system and data recovery options" objective of Exam 70-687.

The PowerShell File Frontier, Part 1

Here's how to grab files from a different computer, even if they're not synced.

Gartner: Windows 7 Shops Should Start Planning Migration Now

According to a Gartner report, IT pros should be making plans now for moving off Windows 7.

Microsoft Releases 'Critical' IE and Windows Media Center Fixes

Microsoft released August's patch on Tuesday with nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven rated "important" -- that address 37 flaws across multiple Microsoft products.

Pop Quiz: Windows 8.1 Windows Store Apps

Applies to the “Monitor and Maintain Windows clients” objective of Exam 70-687.

One Destination, Many Paths

Here's how to have many different environmental variables in PowerShell all point to the same folder.

Out-of-Date ActiveX Blocking Delayed Until September

Microsoft announced that its plans to blocks older installations of ActiveX for Internet Explorer has been pushed back to Sept. 9.

Internet Explorer To Block Outdated ActiveX Versions

ActiveX blocking capabilities will be making their way to Internet Explorer browsers on Aug. 12, according to Microsoft.

Ransomware Targeting Synology NAS Servers Encrypts User Data

Ransomware that is currently going after Synology network attached storage (NAS) servers has been disclosed by the Taiwan-based storage hardware maker Synology.

Azure Active Directory Connections Streamlining Tool Hits Beta

A new setup tool for IT pros called "Azure Active Directory Connect" has entered beta testing.

Practical PowerShell Part 5: Remoting

Here's how to query info on a remote computer.

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