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Windows User Group November Tour – Newcastle

Windows User Group November Tour – Newcastle

The Autumn Tour is taking place across the UK at the end of 2013 and will take in Newcastle on Monday 25 November 2013 from 18:30 to 21:30. The Windows User Group invite you to join MVP’s Chris Rhodes, Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany as they talk about new features in Windows 8.1 , OS deployment, MDOP technologies such as DaRT and App-V. Also find out more about how Office 2013 can aid anywhere working and increase productivity when used with Windows 8.1...

Windows User Group November Tour – Manchester

Windows User Group November Tour – Manchester

The Autumn Tour is taking place across the UK at the end of 2013 and will take in Manchester on Tuesday 26 November 2013 from 18:30 to 21:30. The Windows User Group invite you to join MVP’s Chris Rhodes, Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany as...

Windows User Group 8.1 November Tour – London

Windows User Group 8.1 November Tour – London

The Autumn Tour is taking place across the UK at the end of 2013 and will take in London on Thursday 28th November 2013 from 18:30 to 21:30. The Windows User Group invite you to join MVP's Chris Rhodes, Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany...

8.1 New Features for Business in Windows 8.1

8.1 New Features for Business in Windows 8.1

Microsoft first major update to Windows 8 is now in the wild and offering more new and enhanced features than any previous update to a Windows version before it.  With this update Microsoft have put a great deal of focus...

Windows User Group November Tour – Save the Dates!

Windows User Group November Tour – Save the Dates!

We know that everyone's diaries start to get a bit hectic in November with Christmas parties and pre Christmas deadlines so we thought it would be a good idea to let you know the cities and tour dates for the Windows User...

10 Tips to get you started with Windows 8.1

10 Tips to get you started with Windows 8.1

The release of Windows 8.1 this week brings with some significant changes to Microsoft's latest operating system.  Here I thought I'd talk you through the biggest changes so you can be prepared when the update arrives. 1) How can I get Windows 8.1? Windows 8.1 will be released in the Windows Store, available from the Start Screen, on Friday October 18th. It will appear at the beginning of the store options.  When you download and install it the installation will take some time...

Windows User Group 8.1 November Tour – York

Windows User Group 8.1 November Tour – York

The Autumn Tour is taking place across the UK at the end of 2013 and will take in York on Friday 29 November 2013 from 18:00 to 20:30. The Windows User Group invite you to join MVP's Chris Rhodes, Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany as they talk about new features in Windows 8.1 , OS deployment, MDOP technologies such as DaRT and App-V. Also find out more about how Office 2013 can aid anywhere working and increase productivity when used with Windows 8.1...

Deploying Windows 8: Tips and Tricks

Deploying Windows 8: Tips and Tricks

by Andrew Bettany, Microsoft MVP, MCT, and STEP member, and Matt Hadley, Microsoft Student Partner and MCP At our University, we had a requirement to provision our "App Lab" with the latest version of Windows and Visual Studio so that our students could begin their learning and developing...

4 Videos to get you started with Windows 8

4 Videos to get you started with Windows 8

Microsoft have selected some of Windows User Group organiser Mike Halsey's help and how-to videos to feature on their new Small Business Website.  The Videos... Managing Power Consumption in Windows Using the Windows 8 Start Screen Searching in Windows 8 Get easy help with...

Windows Rock ‘n Roll with Joey Snow & Rick Claus

Windows Rock ‘n Roll with Joey Snow & Rick Claus

This exclusive event, recorded in June 2013 at the University of York, features two of Microsoft's most popular personalities—Senior Technical Evangelists, Joey Snow and Rick Claus—engaging in dialog, debate and demos shaped by a global audience of esteemed IT Pros. Rick...

Microsoft Launch Small Business Support Website

Microsoft Launch Small Business Support Website

Microsoft have launched a new Small Business support website to help those people who can't afford expansive (and expensive) IT departments with their computer infrastructure and software. The website includes articles, videos and tutorials to help you get started with your...

70-687 Configuring Windows 8 Exam Ref

70-687 Configuring Windows 8 Exam Ref

Prepare for Exam 70-687—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Windows 8 setup and support. Designed for experienced IT Professionals ready to advance their status—Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSA level. The new MCSA 70-687 Configuring Windows 8 Exam Ref book has been written by Windows User Group organisers Mike Halsey MVP and Andrew Bettany MVP. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Install and upgrade to Windows 8 Configure hardware and applications Configure network...