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Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2008 R2 Forest Trust

Applies to the "Configuring the Active Directory Infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-640.

WinSxS Cleanup To Be Automated in Windows 8.1

Microsoft's Component Store Cleanup utility will undergo improvements for Windows 8.1 users.

Active Directory Schema Extension for Windows Azure Previewed

A new custom schema extension capability for the Windows Azure Active Directory identity management service has been released by Microsoft.

Tip of the ISE-berg

Here's some of Prof. PowerShell's top Integrated Script Editor tricks.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Configuration

Applies to the "Configuring Domain Name System (DNS) for Active Directory" objective of Exam 70-640.

Pop Quiz: Windows 7 Operating System Updates

Applies to the “Understanding operating system maintenance” objective of Exam 98-349.



I'm Into That: Automation Tasks in PowerShell

It's easy to get confused when testing whether something is "in" something else or "contains" something else. Prof. PowerShell is here to clear some of the confusion.

Add a Progress Bar to a Graphical Status Box in PowerShell

Jeffrey Hicks shows you how to build on the code from a previous lesson to add a progress bar to your status box.

Pop Quiz: Internet Printing in Windows 7

Applies to the "Managing devices" objective of Exam 98-349.

SQL Server 2012 SP2 Arriving Sometime in 2014

Microsoft said that Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012 will be released "later this year."

IE Zero-Day Attack Targets U.S. Military Web Site

An Adobe Flash vulnerability in Internet Explorer 9 and 10 was used in attacks n targeting those who visit the Web site for Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).

PowerShell's Write-Progress Explored

Jeffery Hicks breaks down how to use the Write-Progress cmdlet.

Pop Quiz: Windows 7 Permissions

Applies to the "Managing files and folders" objective of Exam 98-349.

Rumor: Windows 8.1 Update 1 Set for April 8

According to a published account, Microsoft's first update for Windows 8.1 may arrive in April.

Pop Quiz: Remove Malicious Software in Windows 7

Applies to the "Managing applications" objective of Exam 98-349.

Access Apps for Office 365 Hits 'General Availability'

Access apps for Office 365 users have reached Microsoft's "general availability" production milestone this month.

Retrieving Status Through PowerShell's Graphical Windows Form

Prof. PowerShell is back with another alternative for displaying status messages in PowerShell.

IE 11 'Enterprise Mode' Rumored On Its Way

An Internet Explorer 11 "enterprise mode" feature may be on its way to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.

Pop Quiz: Logging Into Windows 7

Applies to the "Installing and upgrading client systems" objective of Exam 98-349.

Belly Up to the Title Bar

Jeffery Hicks walks you through creating status messages through the PowerShell console.

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