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Quickest way to launch the Windows Recovery Environment in Windows

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Traditionally if you wanted to restart your Windows 8 computer into the Windows Recovery Environment it involved the following steps: Launch the charms bar. Click on either “Settings” or Click on “Change PC Settings”. Scroll down and choose “Update and recovery”. Click on “Recovery”. Choose “Restart Now” under Advanced startup. Click on “Troubleshoot” Once rebooted … Continue reading Quickest way to launch the Windows Recovery Environment in Windows

Windows 8 Blogs

How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

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In this video, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader demonstrated how to configure your network locations by using Windows 8 and 8.1. Rick also presented how to establish and configure network locations in Windows 10. You can watch this video on our Webinars Training website. How to Configure a Network Location in Windows 10. In a previous … Continue reading How to Configure your Network Location in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

Windows 8 Support Has Ended

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Are you still running Windows 8 and haven’t upgraded to Windows 8.1.  If so, mainstream support and extended support has ended as of January 12, 2016. If you are still running Windows 8 there will be no new security patches or technical support offered.  It is a simple upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 … Continue reading Windows 8 Support Has Ended

Where did BIOS [UEFI] Setup Go in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?

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Kali.org recently released version 2.0 of Kali Linux which Mike Danseglio like to demonstrate in our Security+  and Certified Ethical Hacking CEHv9 courses. Kali Linux easily fits onto a 32GB USB 3.0 drive and allows you to boot directly into an extremely powerful security (hacking?) system. Mike quickly updated my Patriot USB stick for me, and I raced … Continue reading Where did BIOS [UEFI] Setup Go in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?

Changing the Network Location in Windows 8 and 8.1

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I recently picked up a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. I’ve always liked tablet computers and this looked to be a great opportunity to test one out in advance of Windows 10 launching. Until now I’ve mostly stayed with Windows 7 as my primary desktop operating system. Learning some of the intricacies of Windows 8.1 has … Continue reading Changing the Network Location in Windows 8 and 8.1

Editing Local Security Policy in Windows 8 and 8.1

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I recently picked up a Microsoft Surface Pro 3. I’ve always liked tablet computers and this looked to be a great opportunity to test one out in advance of Windows 10 launching. Until now I’ve mostly stayed with Windows 7 as my primary desktop operating system. Learning some of the intricacies of Windows 8.1 has … Continue reading Editing Local Security Policy in Windows 8 and 8.1

Windows 8.1 Exams Retirement Announced

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Microsoft has announced due to the overlap of the Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 exams, the Windows 8.1 upgrade exams 70-689 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows 8 and the 70-692 Upgrading Your Windows XP Skills to MCSA Windows 8.1 will retire on 31 January 2016. . As well as the Windows 8.1 MCSA exams … Continue reading Windows 8.1 Exams Retirement Announced

Workshops / Webinars

Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

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Introduction Project Management (PMP) for Executives is a 9 part video training series developed by Steve Fullmer, PMP, MBA, MCT/CTT+, CDP.  Steven has a global reputation as a project manager, chief technology officer, and computer systems innovator. He has authored more than 100 articles and a dozen courses in the fields of project management, productivity, business … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) for Executives – Introduction

Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

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The PMI Leadership triangle touts our need to develop our knowledge and application of leadership. Do you understand the leadership models of the 20th century? The 21st Century? Understanding your predecessors can assist to set your future course. On the matter of history, Mark Twain’s quote “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme” is … Continue reading Project Management (PMP) Leadership Skills in the 21st Century … Do you Know Your History? – November 10, 2017

Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

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In this Project Management Professional (PMP) training video, learn how about Decision Trees and how to solve them with Risk Analysis. Existentialism conveys themes like the importance of choice, contingencies, and extreme situations.  How do you choose when the decision is hard? (If the decision is easy, you just choose.) When the decision is hard, we … Continue reading Principles of Decision Tree Design and Analysis in Project Management (PMP)

Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

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Our minds all work alike, at least biologically. Yet we are a diverse species with different motivations, opinions, perspectives, and directions. Do you understand how and why the human mind works? What makes you a great project manager? In this recording of our PMP training webinar from February 18, 2015, Steve Fullmer covers some of … Continue reading Understand the Mind to Become a Better Project Manager – February 18, 2015

Windows 10 Security – What’s New and Improved? – December 3, 2015

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In this recording of our Windows 10 webinar from December 3, 2015 training,  security expert Mike Danseglio presents the enhanced security features of SmartScreen, Defender and BitLocker in Windows 10 and new features such as Biometric Identification, Microsoft Passport, Device Guard and more.

Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 training webinar from December 2, 2015, Windows Server instructor Rick Trader presents the deployment and management of Windows 10 Enterprise and the new Provisioning capability in Windows 10. Learn how to manage Windows 10 deployments using System Center Configuration Manager, Mobile Device Management and Intune. Also included in his presentation … Continue reading Windows 10 Managing, Deploying and Configuring – December 2, 2015

Videos You May Like

Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

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Video transcription Steve Fullmer: In our Windows training courses, we often share information about the Windows 8.1 Mobility Center. Mobility Center was introduced for mobile and laptop devices in Windows 7. It’s present and somewhat enhanced in Windows 8. Since we don’t have mobile devices in our classrooms, I decided to take a little bit … Continue reading Configuring Windows Mobility Center and How to Turn it On and Off

How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

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For more SharePoint training videos in this series, see: Part 1 – Using Navigation Controls in a Collaboration Site in SharePoint Part 2 – Using Navigation Controls in a Publishing Site in SharePoint Part 3 – Configuring SharePoint Navigation in a Publishing Site – Activating the Publishing Feature Part 4 – » How to Configure Navigation in … Continue reading How to Configure Navigation in SharePoint Publishing Sites

Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015

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In this recorded Windows 10 webinar from December 1,2015, Windows Instructor Steve Fullmer presents the navigation and some of the new features associated with Windows 10 including Sysinternals Tools for Windows Client, Windows core concepts, exploring Process Explorer as well as some of the features that are not yet ready for prime time but will … Continue reading Windows 10 Features and Navigation – December 1, 2015