Managing Services Part 3: Updating the Password for a Service Account in PowerShell

Here's how to use PowerShell to change a service account password that may be shared by multiple users.

Google Finds More Windows Vulnerabilities

Google has made public information on two more Windows flaws -- both found in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Clients

Applies to the "Plan and implement a remote desktop services infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-415.

How To Use PowerShell's $PsBoundParameters Variable

Here's how to use this automatic variable to write cleaner code.

January Patch Tuesday: MS Releases 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Microsoft released January's security update today, which includes one security bulletin rated "critical" and seven rated "important" to address a total of eight flaws.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Automated OS Deployment

Applies to the "Design and deploy desktops" objective of Exam 70-415.

Make Your PowerShell Scripts Talk Back

Being able to receive real-time feedback as you work is a huge factor in writing script that won't break.

Rumor: Microsoft To Release 'Spartan' Web Browser with Windows 10

Redmond may be working on a new Web browser that may be a deviation from its Internet Explorer line.

Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw Disclosed by Google

Information pertaining to a vulnerability in Windows 8.1 that could allow for a malicious application from bypassing security was released last week by Google.

How To Write Better PowerShell Scripts

As with most things, approaching it with a sound plan will save you time and effort.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Desktop Images

Applies to the "Create and maintain desktop images" objective of Exam 70-415.

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Preview Issues

The bluescreen issues that have affected some Windows 10 preview testers has been fixed, according to Microsoft.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Device Enrollment Services

Applies to the "Design and implement identity and access solutions" objective of Exam 70-414.

Managing Services, Part 2: Working with Service States

Here's how to easily turn on and off services in PowerShell.

Microsoft Releases Active Directory Improvements

Last week's release of multiple Azure products and services included many Active Directory improvements.

Managing Services, Part 1: Investigating Service Information Using PowerShell

Here's a few different ways to finding services info through PowerShell.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Guest Clustering

Applies to the "Plan and implement a server virtualization infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-414.

Scrutinizing Old PowerShell Script

Periodically taking a look at your old work will give you an appreciation for how far you've come.

Next Windows 10 Preview Coming in January

Microsoft is planning to release a "January technical preview" for its upcoming Windows 10 next month.

Pop Quiz: Windows Server 2012 R2 Centralized Monitoring and Reporting

Applies to the "Manage and maintain a server infrastructure" objective of Exam 70-414.

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