Some more thoughts about the Windows 7 taskbar, a.k.a. Superbar

When Windows 7 was still in beta, I asked 4sysops readers about their opinion on the new taskbar in Windows 7, a.k.a. Superbar. At the time I wrote the article, I was not really convinced of the value of this new feature, but I needed more experience. Using such a feature on test systems is […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Fri, October 30, 2009 - 7 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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Poll results: GUI vs. CLI

More than 1,100 4sysops readers took part in this poll. I asked whether a graphical user interface (GUI) or a command line interface (CLI) was preferred when it comes to Windows administration. The results are quite clear: 66% prefer a GUI tool, 17% prefer the command line, and for another 17%, it doesn’t make a […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Thu, October 29, 2009 - 1 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Will Windows 7 fasten the migration to IPv6?

Many things have been said about Windows 7 and its benefits. However, the talk rarely covered the topic of IPv6. Surely it isn’t a new feature: Vista was fully Ipv6 enabled and an IPv6 network stack exists for Windows XP. But in my opinion IPv6 is worth mentioning when talking about Windows 7. Most networks […]

By Alexander Weiss - Wed, October 28, 2009 - 4 comments

Alexander WeiƟ currently heads up an IT department, and my main interests include IT governance, cloud computing and IT architecture. Read my blog about Amazon cloud computing.

Contest: MaxPowerSoft Active Directory Reports – Filters, and print preview

In my last post, I described how you can perform quick queries with MaxPowerSoft Active Directory Reports 5.1.1.1. Today, I will focus on the tool’s special features, that is membership reports, filters and print preview. Note that you can win a license worth 299 US dollars (see info at end of the article). Group Membership […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Tue, October 27, 2009 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Contest: MaxPowerSoft Active Directory Reports – Quick LDAP Reporting

A few days ago, MaxPowerSoft released a new version of their Active Directory Reporting tool, which has quite a few interesting new features. 4sysops readers have the chance to win a license worth 299 US dollars (more information can be found at the end of this article). The most obvious new feature of Active Directory […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, October 26, 2009 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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