How to add your preferred Topics to your TechNet Forums profile

Not too long ago Microsoft introduced a new look and feel of the TechNet forums. I am not going to comment here whether this was a good move, but do know that lots of folks have challenges in getting to their preferred forums. While attending the System Center Universe conference last week, someone again mentioned having trouble finding their content in the new TechNet forums. Reason enough to provide a brief explanation how things work. Read More …

ToolTip: Adding your AD stored picture to your profile picture with ADUserTile

Back in august 2011 I wrote about a utility called AD Photo Edit which allows you to upload your personal picture into Active Directory. Today I want to share with you another utility I came across called ADUserTile. ADUserTile checks if you have a picture stored within the Active Directory thumbnailPhoto attribute and sets that picture as your profile picture within Windows 7 so it becomes visible at the logon screen and the Windows Desktop. Read More …

Reducing size of WinPE

Today I have been looking into the new “Profiling” options for Windows PE 3.0. Using the profiling options allow you to reduce the content of Windows PE to an absolute minimum without removing any boot critical content. I am not going to re-write a step by step process here, as it is all described within the Windows PE User Guide for Windows 7 but here are the basic things First build your PE boot.wim the Read More …