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Windows 8.1 Update Now Available

Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 update as a free download for Windows 8 users.

Pop Quiz: Targeting App-V Packages

Applies to the "Design and implement an application virtualization environment" objective of Exam 70-416.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 4: Fine-Tuning Functions

Part 4 takes the function created last time and adds a validation attribute.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 3: Forging the Functional Tool

This week's lesson build's on part 2's explanation of PowerShell functions to show how they can work for you.

Pop Quiz: Enabling RemoteApp Programs for RD Web Access

Applies to the "Design and implement a presentation virtualization environment" objective of Exam 70-416.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes 'Critical' IE Fix

October marks the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday.

Increased Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Movement Expected

IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future and need to move more toward a services broker role within organizations, according to Gartner Inc.

Top 10 IT Trends

Gartner Inc.released a list of 10 trends for IT professionals will be focused on over the next five years.

Pop Quiz: Updating Desktop Images in Offline Machines

Applies to the "Design and prepare the application environment" objective of Exam 70-416.

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 2: Functions

Here's how to forge your reusable tools.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

The Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product last week.

CSA Launches Security Certification Program

The CSA, joined by BSI Group, on Thursday said it will offer the STAR Certification program. 

The PowerShell Blacksmith Part 1: Forging the Basic Weapons

In the first part of this' six-part series, Jeff shows you how to use PowerShell from the console.

Pop Quiz: Monitoring Virtual Desktops for Performance Bottlenecks

Applies to the "Monitor and maintain a desktop infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-415.

Exchange Currently Not Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet, according to Microsoft.

The Need for Speed: Master Certified Migration Expert (MCME)

A newly announced cert title is aimed at IT pros looking to cash in on Windows XP's approaching end of support.

Microsoft Warns of Newly Discovered Zero-Day Internet Explorer Flaw

According to Microsoft's Security Advisory (2887505), released on Tuesday, the company is investigating active exploits that are currently targeting Internet Explorer 8 and 9 users.

Microsoft Runs Into September Patch Problems

Microsoft's September patch release ran into quite a few issues. One problem was associated with a nonsecurity update (KB2817630) for Microsoft Office 2013 that caused an Outlook folder pane to disappear.

Pop Quiz: Securing Desktops with Endpoint Protection

Applies to the "Design and configure desktop settings" objective of Exam 70-415.

XML Marks the Spot Part 3: Nested Objects

In the final column discussing XML conversion in PowerShell, Jeffrey walks you through converting nested objects to XML.

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