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Understanding Microsoft's New Windows Virtual Desktop Licensing with Software Assurance

As of July 1, Microsoft will bundle VDI/VDA licensing for the Windows client OS into Software Assurance (SA). Here's how the changes may affect you.

Why You Need User Virtualization

User virtualization offers IT shops more control, makes remote management easier and improves the overall experience for end-users.

Windows PowerShell Is Not a Scripting Language

Even if you're no longer a hands-on, technical IT practitioner, you've surely got some familiarity with it.

Hyper-V's Missing Feature

Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!

UAC: When To Turn It Off

Want to jump into Vista but don't want to deal with UAC? Make it go away!

Auditing Doesn't Have to Stink

Both Vista and Windows Server 2008 make logging and retrieving event data easier.

The World's Best Configuration Manager Queries: Part II

Readers submit more of their prized queries for everything from checking maintenance windows to deploying software.

Best Configuration Manager Queries

Readers share their tried-and-true SCCM queries.

5 Rules for Managing User Desktops

Here are some tips for dealing with users in a relatively pain-free fashion.

Wagging the Finger

Admins need to wean themselves from the GUI and embrace the command line.

Upgrading Soon?

Greg takes you through the steps of upgrading your AD from Windows Server 2003 to 2008.

Who Doesn't Prefer Sushi?

Windows Server 2008's Group Policy Preferences makes balancing your security needs with users' preferences a little easier.

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