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Change Is Good: <em>Windows IT Pro</em> Goes All-Digital Commented on: 23 weeks ago (May 12, 2014)

Well, it lasted two years. Now there's no more digital edition either. RIP

Windows 8: Death by a Thousand Cuts? Commented on: 1 year ago (December 18, 2012) It's not just that they grafted a smartphone/tablet-oriented GUI onto a desktop OS. They also grafted it onto their Server OS. Try to bring up the WS2012 Start menu in a Remote Desktop session...
Monitoring Server Core Event Logs Commented on: 5 years ago (October 3, 2009) Nice article on the woefully underdocumented xpath syntax. Note that the double quotes around the /q parameter are only necessary if you have a space in there, or are using PowerShell (in which case...
Defrag from Windows Vista’s Command Line Commented on: 5 years ago (May 15, 2009) Useful article. When the text says that the -w option will "defragment fragments smaller than 64MB" I think you mean LARGER than 64MB.
SP1 Improvements to Windows Vista Commented on: 6 years ago (October 5, 2008) Dizdarevic writes "RDP usage is improved by implementing a new algorithm for compression of bitmap images traveling over an RDP channel. This feature must be enabled through Group Policy." Is is...
Tech Ed 2008: Diskeeper Discusses Undelete 2009, Expansion into China Commented on: 6 years ago (June 14, 2008) It's an interesting notion of social compliance that Diskeeper happily does business with the Chinese Communist Party and any other questionable entity but has allegedly refused to sell their...
Introducing Windows PowerShell Commented on: 7 years ago (May 25, 2007) The command line: "Get-EventLog application | Where {$_.ID eq "-1030"}" should read "Get-EventLog application | Where {$_.EventID -eq "1030"} The hyphen is misplaced, and the property is EventID...
Vendor Briefings - 01 Dec 2004 Commented on: 9 years ago (February 14, 2005) These new ads that require us to click through to reach the article are pretty annoying for us subscribers who are already paying to see this content!
Just Say No to Notepad Commented on: 10 years ago (October 1, 2004) Also missing was Microsoft Script Editor, which comes free with Microsoft Office! It's like Primal Script lite, with color coding and IntelliSense. The online documentation isn't great, but the price...
Rem: Reading Files’ and Folders’ Security Settings Commented on: 10 years ago (September 17, 2004) Great script! I need this to programmatically determine whether "Allow inheritable permissions..." is turned on, since neither XCACLS.EXE nor XCACLS.VBS reports this. I modified the script to accept...
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