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Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview Adds PowerShell 4 Features

Microsoft on Tuesday released a "preview" test version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 4.0, which opens up new PowerShell 4 capabilities for older Windows systems.

Need Help with PowerShell?

Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.

Windows 8.1 Preview Comes with Install Caveats

The Windows 8.1 Preview, released this week, is definitely test software only for the adventuresome.

Windows 8.1 Showcased in Day 3 TechEd Europe Talk

Windows 8.1 took center stage at TechEd Europe today.

Build, Day 1: 800 Updates Coming to Windows 8.1

Ballmer, kicked off the Build Conference in San Francisco this morning, setting the stage for a first look at Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2013 and the new Bring development API.

R2 Previews of Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 and SQL Server 2014 Released

Microsoft today released public previews of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014.

Microsoft Enhancing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials for SMBs

Microsoft provided details this month about its Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials product to come.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Adding Storage, Virtualization and Networking Improvements

Microsoft recently described a number of improvements to expect with its R2 version of Windows Server 2012, which may arrive as a public preview release next week.

Using the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment

Brien walks you through just some of the features of Windows Server 2012's ISE tool.

Gartner Report Offers Early Advice on Windows 8.1 Deployments

A new report provides considerations for moving to Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.

Microsoft Building Up Hyper-V Management Support for Linux and Unix Servers

Microsoft this month talked about how its latest Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 improvements can help with the management of Linux and Unix servers.

How To Combine PowerShell Cmdlets

Brien breaks down multiple ways to combine actions in PowerShell.

Microsoft Highlights Windows 8 Task Manager

Microsoft recently showed off some of the improvements to Task Manager in Windows 8, which notably adds a color-coded "heat map."

Microsoft Expanding Mobile Device Management Capabilities in R2 Products

Microsoft explained how its next wave of products will address "consumerization of IT" issues in talks given last week.

Microsoft Profiles Hyper-V Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft recently showed off new Hyper-V improvements to come with Windows Server 2012 R2.

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