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Windows 10 for the Enterprise Commented on: 15 weeks ago (October 8, 2014)

I about fell off my chair Paul when you called Win 8 a train wreck. It is! I remember taking a lot of flack when it hit the streets because I didn't embrace it. As an IT Admin, I have it on my...

The Coming Windows XP Apocalypse Commented on: 1 year ago (August 7, 2013)

We moved off XP years ago, except for a couple PCs that are used to run scientific equipment, which don't work in newer OS's. We also eliminated Server 2003 years ago.

I can understand...

Azure Is the Future of Microsoft Commented on: 1 year ago (May 29, 2013)

"Microsoft is a devices and services company."
Then I guess it's time they changed their name!

Microsoft’s Secret Plan to Make You Hate Windows 8 Less Commented on: 1 year ago (March 26, 2013)

Keep ignoring your customers, Microsoft! We'll see how that works out.

I have a secret plan of my own: stick with Windows 7.

Hey, Microsoft: It’s Time to Pull Phone into Windows Commented on: 1 year ago (February 12, 2013)

"Explain to me then why no one uses Windows Phone."

I can explain why I don't. I've been an advocate of all things MS for almost all of my 30 year career in IT. I have MS certifications out...

Windows 8: Death by a Thousand Cuts? Commented on: 2 years ago (December 19, 2012) I've been an IT pro for 25 years, and S certified (MCSE, MC-ITP) for 13 years. I'm heaviliy invested in MS at the server and client level at my job. I don't know what MS was thinking...
Apple Verdict Makes Windows the Obvious Choice Commented on: 2 years ago (August 28, 2012) It's going to take a lot more than this lawsuit to make Google/Android go away. Microsoft phones are going to have to win in the marketplace on their own meits, not by default because of a...
Is Microsoft Trying to Kill Windows Server? Commented on: 2 years ago (July 31, 2012) Microsoft is already trying to kill the server administrator, so this just goes hand in hand with it. They are smoking crack in Redmond.
Windows 7 Enterprise Deployments: Glass Half Full or Glass Half Empty? Commented on: 2 years ago (July 31, 2012) I'm the IT Admin at an SMB with about 120 PCs. All are running Windows 7, except three PCs which are connected to instruments that, for compatibility purposes, need to keep using XP for now. XP...
Could Micropayments Save the Web? Commented on: 6 years ago (March 6, 2008) Save the web? Does the web need saving? If sites are so slow and bogged down, people will vote with mouse clicks and go somewhere else. Micropayments would change the fundamental essence of the web...
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