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How to Upgrade (install) Windows 10 PHONE or Downgrade (Uninstall) Windows 10 PHONE + Band 2.0 not able to sync Step-By-Step

I have to start with I LOVE Windows 10 Phone. It is way better than 8.1. It does have one downside...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 04/26/2016

PowerShell working with Azure Resource Manager RM - Step By Step Changing RM Subscriptions

There are two different types resource modes in Azure. One is the Service Manager (classic) and the...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 04/14/2016

Everything You Need To Know About State Of The Art SSD Drives NVMe PCIe M2 with Paul Braren and ITProGuru

Recent SSD performance has catapulted storage capabilities into a new level of reality. Learn about...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 03/30/2016

ITProGuru Events & Thought Leadership 2016-03 Cloud System Architecture & Security

View Online: http://itproguru.com/newsletter; Prior versions: Jan’16, Feb’16, Mar’16 IT Pro Events...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 03/18/2016

Announcing: Microsoft Events and Thought Leadership in your Inbox Now Available – Now You Can Get LUCKY!

Keep up with industry trends, how we should be thinking about our business, how technology changes...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 03/03/2016

How To Cleanup Email Address in Excel, Split User Name from Email, Extract Email Address

After downloading some email addresses from a registration database, I found that people use all...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 03/02/2016

NYC Opportunity – Have you ever thought about becoming an Evangelist for Microsoft?

Are you interested in working for Microsoft? Have you ever thought about becoming an Evangelist?...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 03/02/2016

IT Pro Con NY (Techstravaganza) March 25-registration Now Open

The conference formerly known as “New York City Techstravaganza” will now be called “IT Pro Con NY”....

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/26/2016

Boston March 1st TechNet Event O365, OMS, Mobile Management, Mobile Security, Much Much More

TechNet on Tour | What’s new in Microsoft Enterprise Mobility DATE: Mar 01, 2016 TIME: 8:30 AM...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/24/2016

How To–Azure Webapp built-in Kudu Dashboard to the Rescue – Debug, Monitor Processes, Web Hooks, Files, Settings and MORE!

Have you ever wondered how to access the files behind a Platform as a Service such as Azure Web...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/20/2016

ITProGuru Events Newsletter 2016-02 Iowa Caucus app, Free Azure Architect Training, Talent Gap and MUCH MORE

ITProGuru Events Microsoft Official Newsletter 2/18/2016 Edition: 2016 Vol 2 Jump to: ♦  TechNet...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/19/2016

How To Deploy Nano Server Windows Server 2016 Step-By-Step Plus Great Tips on Managing Nano Server

Nano Server is a new and super small footprint of Windows Server 2016. You do not deploy by using...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/18/2016

Very cool Hypercube Lego Server, featuring the powerful Xeon D-1540 on Supermicro X10SDV-F motherboard

One of the many blogs I follow put out this very ionteresting article so I wanted to share. The...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/18/2016

Azure New Capabilities–Red Hat goes GA, Container Services and much more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux images generally available through Azure Marketplace Pricing | Use Red Hat...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/18/2016

TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Exam Jump Start 70-534 Prerequisites: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Are you interested in becoming certified in architecting Microsoft Azure solutions? If so, then join...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/12/2016

TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Exam Jump Start 70-534 Prerequisites: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Are you interested in becoming certified in architecting Microsoft Azure solutions? If so, then join...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/11/2016

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Exam Jump Start 70-534 Prerequisites: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Are you interested in becoming certified in architecting Microsoft Azure solutions? If so, then join...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/10/2016

Behind the Scenes of the 2016 Iowa Caucus App – Secure, Scalable, High Performance, Awesome App, Awesome Execution

Capturing more than 90% of the caucus results within three hours in a secure, accurate and trusted...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 02/09/2016

TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Deploying Windows 10: How to Migrate Users and User Data to Windows 10

Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts continue their multi-part Windows 10 series and in part 2 they...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/29/2016

2016-01 ITProGuru Events Newsletter – 2016 Brings Many New Events

ITProGuru  Events Microsoft Official Newsletter 1/26/2016 Edition: 2016 Vol 1 A New Look · · · 2016...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

Download Windows 10 and Create USB Thumb Drive for Booting to Installation PLUS Data Migration

How To Download & Create a USB, DVD or ISO of Windows 10! Plus, tips for Migrating user data...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

Project Nami an Open Source WordPress for Azure SQL and SQL Server

If you’re like me and think Not Another MySQL Install, when you go to setup WordPress…...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

Rejjee Azure Solution

Enough formats are now ready for “RejjeeAzureSolution” that it can be played back in the...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

Rejjee Great Anti-Theft Solution Now on Azure for Scalability

Rejjee.com is a startup that is focusing on REVOLUTIONIZING THE WAY YOU PROTECT, MANAGE, AND REPLACE...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

GUI Form Using PowerShell Add Panel, Label, Edit box, Combo Box, List Box, CheckBox and More!!!

Demonstrate how create and work with GUI Forms using PowerShell. Shows how to create Forms, add...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/27/2016

Microsoft Tech Evangelist Job Opening–ITPro Audience

You can see the details of the post and apply online at:...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/25/2016

Step-By-Step How To Migrate users and user Data from XP, Vista, Windows 7 or 8 TO Windows 10 Using Microsoft Tool USMT User State Migration Toolkit

Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) for Windows 10 provides new and improved deployment...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/25/2016

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Deploying Windows 10: Deployment and Servicing Options

Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts kick off a new multi-part Windows 10 series today and in Part...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/22/2016

Windows Server 2016 Preview: Storage Spaces Direct Overview

Dan Stolts welcomes back Claus Joergensen to the show as they discuss Storage Spaces Direct –...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 01/15/2016

Inspiring & Insightful Story: How I got started in technical evangelism-by David Voyles

One of my friends and peers in Microsoft evangelism did a great post on his journey to evangelism....

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 12/16/2015

Mold Future Products Microsoft Cloud and Virtualization IT Pro Research Panel

Do you want to impact the future of IT products and services? Are you passionate about Cloud,...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 12/14/2015

Windows 10 And Office Launch in NYC Dec 1st

You’re Invited to Attend! Dec 1st, NYC, Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers 23rd Street and West Side...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 11/20/2015

Windows 10 and Office LAUNCH event Nov 10!

You’re Invited to Attend! CONNECT. LEARN. INNOVATE. Learn why Windows 10 is the best platform...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 11/04/2015

TechNet Radio – To the Cloud! Building and Running Servers without the Hardware (Part 6)

In Part 6 in our “To the Cloud” series, Blain Barton, Tommy Patterson and Dan Stolts, provide an...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 10/21/2015

Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA!

Watch the Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond,...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 09/24/2015

Working with Files and Paths Using PowerShell

Demonstrate Multiple Ways to Obtain and work with File path Information using PowerShell. Includes...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 09/03/2015

SQL Database Enable Geo Replication in Azure Portal

Designing your application for business continuity requires you to answer the following questions:...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 09/03/2015

TechNet Tour (IT-Camps) Coming

Using Microsoft datacenters as an integral part of your Disaster Recovery Plan: Free, hands-on event...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/31/2015

LogIt Function with PowerShell to Log to Screen and Log file – Super Simple and Elegant

Demonstrate how create and work with Log files using PowerShell. Shows how to create log files and...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/28/2015

Azure Certification Jump Start 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Azure Certification Jump Start 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions When: Friday, October...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/28/2015

TechNet Radio: Server Essentials – Client Backups with Windows Azure Backup

Dan Stolts walks us through the world of automatically backing up your data to the cloud with the...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/26/2015

Provision Storage Configuration with PowerShell-Part 2 of Using Storage Spaces Deployment Guide

ProvisionStorageConfiguration.ps1...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/24/2015

Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance with PowerShell Part 1 of Deployment Guide

This is the first of a two part series on “Automating and Testing Storage Spaces Performance...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/24/2015

Create A Virtual Machine Running Windows In The Azure Preview Portal

In this short video we will walk through the instructions outlined on the Azure Documentation site.

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/24/2015

TechNet Radio: How Shared Virtual Disks in Windows Server 2012 R2 can Impact Your Datacenter

Dan Stolts and Jose Barreto are back for this episode on Shared Virtual Disks in Windows Server 2012...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/22/2015

TechNet Radio: DFSR in Windows Server 2012 R2: Restoring Conflicted, Deleted and PreExisting files with PowerShell

Dan Stolts  and Ned Pyle are back for this week’s episode of TechNet Radio and in this show they...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/20/2015

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) To the Cloud! What the Cloud can do for your Business

Want a basic overview of the cloud and cloud services? Curious how to move from old-school,...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/19/2015

TechNet Radio: DFSR & PowerShell in Windows Server 2012

DFSR, PowerShell and live on-screen how-to demos! Can it get any better than that people?!?!  We...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/18/2015

North East US Events – Angelbeat

Upcoming Technology Events – Best technology showcases from top tech companies Boston Aug 10...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 08/06/2015

Free IT-Camp Training on Azure and Windows 10 Now Open To The Public

Free IT-Camp Training on Azure and Windows 10 Now Open To The Public Get the skills you need to...

Author: Dan Stolts ITProGuru Date: 05/27/2015

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