Reminder: Certifications Will Not Get You the Job

If you’re new to IT, or relatively low-level in your career, certifications can be a valuable way to establish that you’re interested enough in this domain to pursue an exam, the work ethic to follow through on that exam, and the interest in that domain to...

SCCM 2012 R2: Windows PE Reboots Immediately After Loading

I have been working with System Center Configuration Manager to image a new model computer, and I ran into an issue that hit me when I set this up in my home lab too: The client computer PXE boots into WinPE fine, but when WinPE loads, it reboots the computer before...

Moved to a New Web Host!

My intro year of web hosting was up this month, so I decided to move away from Bluehost and try out a Windows host. There wasn’t much to migrate over, and the database import process didn’t exactly go smoothly, so I’m just cleaning things up. Pardon...

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Retooling My Blog: New Job, New Focus

This is now, more or less, a PowerShell-focused blog. About two months ago, I landed myself a new IT job. I’m still in the public sector, now working for a state agency instead of for a county. It’s a lateral move so far as the level is concerned;...

Two MS Courses on EdX Start Today

Microsoft has partnered with EdX.org to offer two free courses, taught by Microsoft employees, which start today. One course teaches Bootstrap, the other programming in C#. New Courses DEV203x: Introduction to Bootstrap (Chris Harrison) DEV204x: Programming in C#...