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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. How to use Lync in Windows 8

    Microsoft have released a Lync Metro App – available free through the Windows Store – Lync in Windows 8. On first run – select if you want to run Lync in the background – this means that Lync will run regardless of whether you have opened it up first. You can also use this Lync Application to join as an attendee to an existing Lync Meeting. Type in your sign-in address – [email protected] It will then launch...…


  2. How to add videos on Windows Media Center

    From the Media Center Start menu, select My Videos. Select Find Videos. Select Add folders, and then select Next. Do one, or both, of the following: To add videos that are on the Media Center PC, select Add folders on this computer. To add videos that are on another computer on the network, select Add shared folders from another computer. Select the folder or folders that contain the videos, select Next, and then select Finish. …


  3. Connecting OSX 10.9 to Active Directory

    Connecting OSX 10.9 to Active Directory domain is very easy. Follow the quick guide below: Click on the Apple Menu Click System Preferences Select Users & Groups Click Login Options Click Join Click Add and type in the name of the Active Directory domain Enter in an Active Directory user credentials with domain rights to add workstations to the domain Click Ok …


  4. Common ITIL Abbreviations

    ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and IT (Information Technology) in general is filled with lots of abbreviations which sometimes get ahead of you – I have combined a useful list of ITIL abbreviations for quickly determining what something means. Use CTRL+F to quickly open the Find dialog of your internet browser and type in the abbreviation to display the meaning. ACD automatic call distribution AM availability management AMIS availability management information system ASP application service provider AST agreed service time BCM business...…


  5. Acronis 2014 – Validating Backup Archive

    Open Acronis 2014 Click on the Recovery tab Right-click a backup and select Validate Archive. To validate a backup automatically before recovery, on the Options step of the Recovery Wizard, select the Validate backup archive before recovery check box. …