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August 2010 Entries

Slides and Scripts from BuckeyeSPUG August 2010 Presentation

This month I had the pleasure of presenting at the BuckeyeSPUG (formerly Central Ohio SPUG) meeting here in Columbus, OH. This is the first time I was the main presenter at our user group, having done small presentations along with other presenters in past meetings. The attendees had some great questions and hopefully learned some new tricks to use on their SharePoint 2007 farms. Thanks to everyone who came out. Below are the slides and demo scripts for those interested. Slides and Scripts: click ......

Recap SharePoint Saturday Columbus 2010 with Slides and Demo Scripts

This past Saturday I am very pleased to say that SharePoint Saturday Columbus 2010 (SPSColumbus) was a success. I’m happy to say that for many reasons, not least amongst 1) I had an awesome team help me plan this event, 2) the session I presented went really well, and 3) the early feedback I’ve gotten from those who attended has been very positive. This marks the first SharePoint Saturday in Columbus and second in Ohio (SPSCleveland was last Novermber.) It’s great to see SharePoint Saturdays expanding ......

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Columbus 2010 and User Group

This coming Saturday Aug 14th I will be speaking at SharePoint Saturday Columbus 2010 and next Thursday Aug 19th I will be speaking at the local Central Ohio SharePoint User Group (COSPUG) monthly meeting. If you’ve been following me lately you may have overheard that I’m the lead event coordinator for SharePoint Saturday Columbus. That alone has consumed almost all of my time for the past 3 months, even more so the last month. It has truly been a wild ride so far but the event is coming together ......

Recap SharePoint Saturday New York City 2010 with Slides and Demo Scripts

This past weekend I gave my “Managing SharePoint 2010 Farms with PowerShell” talk at SharePoint Saturday New York City (SPSNYC) 2010. Thanks to everyone that attended my talk. They had a lot of great questions and seemed engaged. I’ve begun to lose track of how many SharePoint Saturdays I’ve attended or spoken at now, but it’s close to 9 and 7 respectively. This was a great trip as it’s been over 10 years since I’ve been to New York and this time around held it’s own set of stories to share. For ......

Dell E6410 Integrated HD Graphics Driver Update Causes Blue Screen of Death

If you’re not wincing already by see those feared words “blue screen of death” (BSOD) then allow me to detail how this story got even worse. This situation may affect you if you are running Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell E6400 or E6500 series laptop. If you’d like the solution steps skip down to the bottom, although you may not like what I tell you since (at the time of writing) it involves installing Server ‘08 R2 Service Pack 1 beta. Background Our story begins with me in Ney York for SharePoint ......