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Using Your Laptop Abroad

When traveling overseas, your laptop adapter won't be enough. Here are some tips to keep in mind for those world travelers.

Saving Videos With Internet Explorer

Having trouble saving Internet videos to your computer? Brien walks you through a lesser-know Internet Explorer exploit that should get the job done.

Dual Booting Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

I walk you through the process it took to get both Windows 7 and Windows Server virtualized on my laptop.

The Future Technology Nobody Is Talking About

Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?

Making a USB Flash Drive Bootable (Perfect for Running Windows 8)

Brien walks you through the process of creating and running Windows 8 from a bootable USB flash drive.

Windows To Go: Microsoft's OS Becomes Portable

Brien discusses the security issues tangled with remote user access and highlights how Microsoft may be simplifying the process with its upcoming Windows To Go bootable device.

Getting Ready To Test-Drive Windows 8

Brien walks you through how to get the developer's version of Windows 8 to run on a traditional desktop, touch-enabled desktop and tablet.

Merging Contacts in Outlook

Multiple e-mail accounts for the same person makes organizing your contacts a pain. Here's a few tips on how to alleviate this situation.

Getting Around with Windows Phone 7.5

While Microsoft Windows Phone 7 didn't feel like a complete product at release, the new Windows Phone 7.5 update, which includes new search and navigation features, helps to breathe new life into the mobile OS.

Windows Server 8: Microsoft's Game-Changing Technology

Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).

Hands-On First Impressions of Windows Phone 7 'Mango'

I lay out the good and the bad of the improved Windows Phone 7 OS.

Windows 8: Hyper-V on the Desktop

Virtualization solutions in Windows 8 will help with the data size for mobile devices.

Voting in Outlook 2010: How To Create an E-mail Poll

Here's step-by-step instructions on how to add custom polls in your Outlook messages.

The Road To Becoming a Microsoft MVP

While the official requirements are shrouded in secret, here are some tips to improve your odds.

Hedging Your Bets Against Lightning

Surge protectors are always a smart choice, but they do not make your computer 100 percent immune from power issues.

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