Items of Interest

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Misc

01 C# Master Doc   Studies

02 PowerShell Studies

03 Algorithms

 

Packaging & Tools

01 Application Packaging: Basics and Benefits

02 Advanced Installer

03 InnoSetup

04 InnoSetup_Switches.doc [pdf]

05 Packaging Process.pdf

06 Windows Packaging Presentation by me

07 Notepad++ (freeware, for editing code)

08 Orca (creating transforms and modifying tables)

09 WinINSTALL Pro (creating MSIs)

10 Prism Deploy Packager (creating snapshots and packages)

11 VBSEdit (contains template code)

12 HTAEdit (contains template code)

13 ExeScript (for compiling/securing scripts)

14 WinRAR (file compression)

Notes: To learn (re)packaging, I recommend picking up a few scripting languages, learning task automation, studying basic AI principles (like branch logic, pattern determination, optimization, and probability), digging into MSI architecture, and purchasing good tools, i.e. Prism Packager, WinINSTALL, EXEScript, VbsEdit, and WinRAR.

 

Windows 8

01 Introducing Windows 8.pdf

02 Dell Windows 8 ebook.pdf


03 70-687 Windows 8 Study Guide.doc

 

Windows 7

01 Windows 7 Sysprep.doc [pdf]


02 70-680 Study Guide.doc  [pdf]


03 Creating Windows 7 Image.doc [pdf]


04 Remove Watermark.doc


05 Fix Corrupted Firewall Error 5.zip


06 Windows PE_Scripting.png   files (845MB)


07 Windows PE.doc [pdf]


08 Repair Profile.doc


09 Fix Boot Issues and MBR.docx

10 70-685 Study Guide.doc [pdf]

 

Server Admin

01 SysAdmin Cheat Sheet.doc [pdf]

02 WDS 2008.doc [pdf]

03 AD Taskpad Document.doc

04 Skipping F12 when PXE booting from a WDS.pdf

05 DirectAccess 2012 Lab Setup.pdf (compiled by me)     web page

 

Ubuntu

01 Getting Started with Ubuntu 12.10

02 Linux_Virtual_Environment (by me)

03 My Bash Page

 

SCCM

01 Setup SCCM 2012 (compiled from windows-noob.com)

02 Setup Primary Server  (compiled from
windows-noob.com)

03 SCCM page

04 My own docs coming soon…

 

Training Guides

01 Automating_Windows_7_Installation_for_Desktop_and_VDI_Environments

02 Effective_Windows_PowerShell

03 Desktop_Virtualization_and_Evolving_Strategies_for_IT_Service_Delivery

04 Mastering-PowerShell

05 The_Administrator_Crash_Course_Windows_PowerShell v2

06 The Definitive Guide to Windows Software Deployment

07 The_Essentials_Series_Important_Questions_in_Implementing_Virtual_Desktops

08 The_Administrator_Shortcut_Guide_to_Patch_Management

09 The_Administrator_Shortcut_Guide_to_User_Management_and_Provisioning

10 The_Shortcut_Guide_to_Data_Center_Energy_Efficiency

11 The_Essentials_Series_Automation_Tools_for_Windows_7_Migration

12 The_Shortcut_Guide_to_User_Workspace_Management

13 The_Administrator_Shortcut_Guide_to_VB_Scripting_for_Windows

14 The_Definitive_Guide_to_Cloud_Computing

15 The_Essentials_Series_Optimizing_Your_Win_Server_2008_Active_Directory_Investment

16 The_Definitive_Guide_to_Windows_Desktop_Administration

17 The_Essentials_Series_VDI_or_Desktop_Virtualization_What’s_Right_for_You

18 The_Definitive_Guide_to_Windows_Installer_Technology

19 The_Essentials_Series_Virtualization_and_Disaster_Recovery

20 The_Definitive_Guide_to_Windows_Software_Deployment

21 The_Shortcut_Guide_to_Optimized_WAN_Application_Delivery

22 The_Essentials_Series_Active_Directory_2008_Operations

23 The_Shortcut_Guide_to_PC_Restoration_and_Disaster_Recovery

24 The_Tips_and_Tricks_Guide_to_Windows_Administration

25 The_Tips_and_Tricks_Guide_to_Active_Directory_Troubleshooting

26 WMI_Query_Language_via_PowerShell

27 PowerShell_LangRef_v3