Erik Moreau

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Windows 8: What IT Pros Should Know

Learn about apps, virtualization, deployment, advancements in security, managing devices, and more in this virtual roundtable featuring deployment experts from the IT community, IT pros who have been through the Windows 8 deployment process, and members of the Windows product team. Topics covered by the panel also include end user p… More Learn about apps, …

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New Microsoft Virtual Academy Course: Windows Server 2012 Essentials

https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/tracks/Windows-Server-2012-Essentials

.Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 Fails to Download

This occurs when your 8 / 2012 is behind a WSUS, to fix this you need to set an extra policy. Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/Specify settings for optional component installation and component repair This can be set to either bypass the wsus for there components or to use a local share to retrieve them. (In Windows …

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Infected PC? use Defender Offline!

This tool will let you create a bootable USB-stick/CD/ISO to boot your infected pc and do an offline scan for malware http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline

Display / Export Wlan Profiles in Windows 7/8

To display all wireless profiles on your windows start a dos-prompt an type the following command: netsh wlan show profile To export/backup all profiles: create a backup folder md c:profiles netsh wlan export profile folder=c:profiles (This will export all profiles in separate .xml files) To export specific profiles add name=”profilename” netsh wlan export profile name=”profilename” …

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Windows 8 Shutdown / Turn Off

By default shutting down windows 8 will log you off and partially hibernate your os to make faster start-ups possible, on some systems this will cause the standby light to stay turned on when the system is down. To completely turn off your pc instead, the easiest way is: on the keyboard type windows + I …

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Windows 8/RT Session Slideshow

Windows8&RT (pdf)

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcut-Keys Sheet

A list of shortcut-keys to keep a lot of actions only a key-combination away. Download your own copy here (pdf): WinKeyShortcuts8

Wsus 3.0 SP2 Update to Service Windows 8 & Windows Server 2012

This update lets servers that are running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2 provide updates to computers that are running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2734608