Deploying Modules with Windows Installer and PowerShell Studio 2014

Deployment options within PowerShell Studio 2014

I have been messing around with the trial of Sapien’s PowerShell Studio 2014 for some time and have found the tool to be huge and very much fully loaded in terms of features and helpfulness when working with PowerShell.  This …

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Manage Deployments easily with PDQ Deploy from Admin Arsenal

PDQ Deploy from Admin Arsenal
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Product Reviews
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Product Reviews

Deploying software is a fact of life for IT employees, especially since the introduction of UAC and the enforcement of (or supposed enforcement of) limited or standard user

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I think I have a learning problem

I am coming to believe that I have a learning problem.  It isn’t a bad thing other than it is pretty impossible to keep up… the issue is that I haven’t enough brain power and time to learn all of …

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SolarWinds Drops NPM v. 11

SolarWinds launched the latest iteration of their Network Performance Monitor product on Wednesday July 30.  The application helps IT professionals see what is going on within their networks and provide assistance in keeping things running smoothly.  The application is still …

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Controlling Applications with AppLocker

Recently I have found the need to remove access to various flavors of third party toolbar from some Windows 7 computers.  In the past a remote uninstall was attempted which removed the problem application, but also removed or tweaked some …

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PowerShell is Coming

I realize that PowerShell is here, and can pretty much run the administration of Windows machines and in some cases other devices as well.  PowerShell is significantly newer than the point and click GUI that Microsoft has made the cornerstone …

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Review: OmniFocus 2 Standard – Simpler Project and Action Management

I have been waiting to see what the next iteration of OmniFocus might be for quite some time and have to admit, I do not hate it. So far (at the time of this writing) the total investment was about …

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Multi-Platform difficulties

So I have discovered a bit of a quandary.  It is not new by any stretch of the imagination and it centers for me around productivity.  What to use and how to use it across all the platforms I work …

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Thank you Windows XP

Thank you Windows XP - 

For showing us a picturesque wallpaper of rolling hills, but neglecting to tell us that the up and down nature of those hills may be hinting at restarts to come (until we install Service Pack …

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Moving away from Windows XP

So here we are.  The last day of updates and support for Windows XP… at least from Microsoft.  Surely there are many IT shops and consulting firms still making XP work as well as ever.  Personally, I think I am …

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