Windows 7

‘Free’ Windows 10 upgrade: Could this be a honey trap set by Microsoft?

Windows 7 end of life is approaching and with it comes the temptation to take advantage of the free Windows…

6 months ago

Helpdesk or hurtdesk? Your company’s reputation depends on your customer support team

Your company’s helpdesk is supposed to, well, be helpful. But too many helpdesk interactions end up with frustrated customers, which…

2 years ago

WSUS Offline Update: A lifesaver for patching Windows on standalone systems without internet

When you need to patch Windows computers that aren't on the network the usual methods won't work. Here's an approach…

2 years ago

Creating a fully updated Windows 7 image (Part 2)

This is the second and final part of a two-part article that walks through steps for using third-party tools to…

3 years ago

Creating a fully updated Windows 7 image (Part 1)

This is the first part of a two-part article that walks through steps for using third-party tools to create a…

3 years ago

How to wreck your Windows network (Part 2)

Describes some more practices that are sometimes recommended but which can negatively impact the security, reliability, manageability or performance of…

7 years ago

How to wreck your Windows network (Part 1)

Describes some practices you may think will increase the security, reliability, manageability and performance of your Windows-based network but which…

7 years ago

Advanced Deployment (Part 2) - MDT and SCCM!

The second article in this series explains why Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and System Center Configuration Manager should generally be used…

7 years ago

Where is That Group Policy Setting?

In this article the author discusses the built-in and third-party tools that will help you find nearly any GPO setting…

7 years ago

Advanced Deployment (Part 1) - MDT or SCCM

This new series of articles deals with various advanced deployment topics. This first article deals with using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit…

7 years ago