Monday, June 30, 2014

Microsoft Details Sleep Study Tool for Windows

Microsoft this week detailed an obscure command line tool for Connected Standby (now InstantGo)-based PCs and devices that will help identify which applications are causing battery drain while the machine is sleeping. Dubbed Sleep Study, the tool is part of the powercfg.exe utility in Windows 8.1/RT 8.1 and will tell you how well the system slept and how much activity it experienced during that time.

Source : Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

Friday, June 27, 2014

Passwords in IE11 - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

With Internet Explorer 11, we’ve done work to make signing into sites faster and more reliable as well as give users more control when saving credentials. In addition, IE11 will now roam credentials to IE11 on Windows Phone 8.1!
We are giving control back to the user when deciding to save passwords on a given site.  IE11 will now prompt the user to save passwords even if the autocomplete=off attribute is set on login forms.

Source : IEBlog

Outlook 2013: Create an “Inbox All” button to view ALL of your inboxes at once

Excellent post with a step-by-step procedure to create a an inbox for all your accounts in Outlook 2013.

Ref : TinkerTry

The End is Nigh (for FRS)

We are removing FRS from Windows Server Today I’ll talk about what this means and how to get ready. We want this to be as easy as possible and I welcome any conversations that help you move forward with migrating to DFSR for SYSVOL replication.

Source : The Storage Team at Microsoft

Friday, June 20, 2014

InstantGo: a better way to sleep

You may have heard about InstantGo in Windows 8.1 (known as Connected Standby in Windows 8 and Windows RT), and how it has replaced the traditional sleep or standby function in many Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 systems. What you might not know is how fundamentally different—and better—it is, and why.

Source : InstantGo: a better way to sleep

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Announcing Internet Explorer Developer Channel

Today we’re excited to announce the release of the Internet Explorer Developer Channel, a fully functioning browser designed to give Web developers and early adopters a sneak peek at the Web platform features we’re working on. The Developer Channel is available for download today for both Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1 customers running Internet Explorer 11.
IE Developer Channel can run alongside and independently of IE11, and has all of the browser features that you love in IE11, as well as the latest platform features we’re working on. As you test drive these features, make sure to give us feedback through @IEDevChat or Connect.
Source : IEBlog

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Install Android on VirtualBox


Installing Android on VirtualBox is a bit more complicated than with Windows. I’ll give you a few tips on how to install and configure a virtual machine for your Android lab.

Source : 4sysops