High Tech Angels

Microsoft IT professionals are putting their skills to work by helping others.


Don't Be Afraid of Hosted ERP

Many IT professionals don't trust their enterprise resource planning infrastructure to a hosted model, but some who have taken a chance found it worth the risk.

6 Tips for Troubleshooting Active Directory

A few hints you might not be familiar with can help you spot and fix problems in AD.

7 Disaster-Dodging Dictums

Following these seven tips can help you prepare for a disaster -- or prevent one from becoming even worse.

IT Gone Good

Increasing numbers of IT professionals are using their well-honed skills to benefit those in need.

Product Reviews

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

The update to Office Communications Server doesn't offer a lot of new features, but it could come in handy in certain organizations.

Barney's Rubble

Musical Hypervisor Chairs

Now that Hyper-V is out, it's time to take a fresh look and offer a fresh set of predictions.

Foley on Microsoft

A Gates-less Microsoft

The house that Gates built? More like a house divided.

Letters to Redmond

Struggling with IE8

Readers grapple with the new browser's learning curve. Plus, thoughts on Microsoft and impartiality, and a YouTube content dilemma.

Mr. Roboto

Why Aren't You Scripting?

GUI-based administration might linger for a while, but working from the console prompt is the wave of the future. And that means scripting.

Prof. Powershell

Inspecting the Pipeline's Output

The OutVariable parameter offers a peek deep into your pipelined PowerShell expressions.

Security Advisor

NAP Time

The much-improved Network Access Protection mechanism in Vista and Windows Server 2008 means it's now easier to ensure your network is safe from vulnerable computers.

Windows Advisor

Browser Title Basics

How to change the browser title for a top-level SharePoint site.


Readers Down on Microsoft Downgrades

Moving to an older version of Microsoft software can be tricky, some readers say.

Storage Guru

Tips to keep your data clean, green and organized.

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