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You Couldn’t Stop End Users Using Stupid Passwords, So Microsoft Will Commented on: 46 weeks ago (May 31, 2016)

Huh. The "require complex password" group policy is too confusing for people, so it gets removed? I've never seen that. Is "Password1" on the danger list? Because that would wreak havoc on all my...

Learn the ins and outs of what happens in an upgrade to Windows 10 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 5, 2016)

In my experience -- in several of my experiences-- all the early pre-checking phases are a miserable failure, because the upgrade will get as far as 96% total completion, with the third "...

Q & A: Finding Your Last Server Boot Time with PowerShell Commented on: 1 year ago (December 15, 2015)

You can also look in the System event log for events from source "eventlog." I forget all of the event ids, but one of them is "the event log service started," and it is logged every time a server...

Managing Web Site Compatibility in Enterprise Mode for IE11 Commented on: 2 years ago (November 5, 2014)

am I crazy to believe that if I set this via group policy, the end user should not have the ability to uncheck 'enterprise mode' in his tools menu....? is it 'group policy' or just group '...

T-Mobile to Offer Free Wi-Fi Calling on New Phones Commented on: 2 years ago (September 11, 2014)

I've had tmobile wifi calling on every phone I've used since my blackberry pearl in 2006 or 2007. What's new here? I think they started it because so many of their customers had terrible tmo...

Sending and Receiving Text Messages from Windows 8.1 Commented on: 2 years ago (August 22, 2014)

Android phone + mightytext.net = texting from the desktop with your actual phone number.

Use Windows or Android Phone to Control Your Surface Commented on: 3 years ago (February 13, 2014)

everywhere you said "surface," you meant "surface pro." right?

Dell Offers Android Anywhere Commented on: 3 years ago (February 9, 2014)

Usb? Or hdmi?
Edit: I see.

Microsoft's New OneDrive Branding in Jeopardy Commented on: 3 years ago (January 29, 2014)

They better hurry up and also sue *One Direction* before they grow up, run out of money, and get so far in debt to *capital one* that they have to cover Metallica's *One* just to put food on the...

Is Microsoft Paying Video Bloggers to Discuss Xbox One? Commented on: 3 years ago (January 21, 2014)

I like it. Sounds like a gig on fiverr.com. "I will record a video blog giving your gaming console a glowing review and I'll keep the $5 quiet."

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