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  • Blog Post: Re-awarded MVP ConfigMgr for 2013

    The first day of the year at roughly the same time of the day I get a very exciting email. It’s not guaranteed, this is an invite-only renewed award so when it does arrive it makes my day: 2012 was a notable year indeed, so much happened, System Centre Configuration Manager 2012 arrived, we got two updates...
  • Blog Post: Wally Mead back in the UK presenting on ConfigMgr 2012 SP1

    It’s becoming a regular annual feature now, and this year is no exception with Wally Mead joining WMUG for the day on the 10th of November 2012! We’re back in Reading for this event, at the Microsoft UK TVP Campus. We have the Chicago room and can seat a 100. Really stoked about this one, Service Pack...
  • Blog Post: WMUG (UK) Event: October 31st - TVP\Reading

    WMUG, the UK Systems Center User Group is happy to announce that Wally Mead will be attending the next event, which is taking place on the 31st of October 2008, at the Microsoft TVP Campus in Building 3, Chicago. Here's a snippet from the WMUG Event group page, it's a totally ConfigMgr loaded...
  • Blog Post: What's that box i'm holding? - The Answer!

    Well, only one person came back with the correct answer to what i'm holding in my profile picture ... Steve Thompson who guessed it was an SMS 1.0 retail box! I was tempted to tear the plastic seal on the box and load it on to WinNT, but, the realisation that i'd probably stop laughing and...
  • Blog Post: Whats that box i'm holding?

    I thought i'd raffle something, not sure what it is yet, but hey i've got some goodies and not letting on what! So, first 5 people to ping me a private email with the answer win! You can email me by visiting this URL and then clicking on Send an Email Now, the question: In my profile picture...
  • Blog Post: Event: UK Microsoft Messaging and Mobility user group meeting - 11th November 2008

    News of an up and coming UK based messaging and mobility event: November 2008 MMMUG Meeting: This event will be held in London at the MSFT offices in Cardinal Place near Victoria. This month we have a topical session led by Clive Watson, Brett Johnson and Julius Davies from Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V and ESX conference - London Oct 14 - 16 (UK)

    Looks like a interesting conference to attend: - London's ExCel, 14th-16th October, 2008 virtualization.info, the leading virtualization news and analysis site since 2003 today announced the launch of Virtualization Congress ( http://www.virtualizationcongress.com ),. The conference, to be...
  • Blog Post: NxtGenUG Silverlight Manic Miner

    The NxtGen User group put together Manic Miner running on Silverlight! Check it out, classic retro graming at it's finest! http://www.nxtgenug.net/ManicMiner
  • Blog Post: Looking for a UK based ConfigMgr admin

    Isn't it funny, as that saying goes, you wait around for a bus and three come along at once. Well I've not been waiting for a bus, instead I've been waiting around for some exceptional ConfigMgr projects to get stuck in too. I'm taken care of now, but wonder if there are any UK ConfigMgr...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Event on the 15th of July 2008

    I just cannot believe it was only last Tuesday that we had the WMUG meeting take place. The days since just seem to have slide by, with hardly a chance to come up for air and jump on to the WMUG site. A big thank you to all that attended. A good time was had by all it seems, with great feedback on...
  • Blog Post: Configuration Manager 2007 SDK (V4.0) - Part 2

    Doh, had to correct a URL in my previous post The Configuration Manager 2007 SDK link on http://www.microsoft.com/smserver/default.mspx is still pointing at an invalid address ... pinged customer services to let them know, but doubt i'm the first ;-)
  • Blog Post: SCCM2007 - Exam

    I passed the 70-401 - Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 exam yesterday (13th June 2008). Wasn't as easy as the SMS2003 exam I have to admit. But, I passed with a score high enough to make me buzz all day. I found some of the questions to be really challenging, a lot of NAP and Software...
  • Blog Post: WMUG Event - 12th May - Microsoft Reading Campus

    Yesterday evening, the latest WMUG event took place at the Microsoft Reading Campus. We had a great turnout, lots of questions asked of the MS Speaker (Paul Collins) who overviewed the System Center product range, and Gordon Mckenna who as usual, spent most of the Recap of MMS 2008 allocated time talking...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Technet On the Road - London venue - Jan 15th 2008

    If you live in the London area, or can easily commute in; then might be worth making some time to attend the day-long Microsoft event taking place, to promote the System Center range of products * System Center: Manage your core infrastructure from De sktop to Datacenter 15 January 2008 09:15 - 15...
  • Blog Post: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Product Feature Quizzes

    Steven Bink just blogged about this, thought it is worth reposting here: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Product Feature Quizzes Overview The System Center Configuration Manager 2007 User Assistance team has created a set of quizzes to help you assess your understanding of the dependencies...
  • Blog Post: Interview: The MS System Center Product Teams

    Members! We have a great opportunity to put together questions for the Microsoft System Center Product Teams, that will form the basis of a series of Interviews over the coming months. It would be great to get some questions put together that come from the Community itself, rather than just ones...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 wish-list leaked from MS?

    A link to an article provided by Triston McIntyre outlines some of the features users have been requesting The full list is featured at NeoWin here : though the list is quite extensive and references both features users would like to see in the next iteration of Windows, it also documents the gripes...
  • Blog Post: The Sea of Change - The great Purge

    Heads up people! We're about to start deleting all BOT created user accounts that where registered here on the WMUG site over the last year and a bit. If we happen to delete any accounts that are used by active members, then we apologise in advance, and ask you to re-register. No content will...
  • Blog Post: UK Events: 1E

    Rod from MyITForum pinged me an email about a UK 1E event thats coming up in November: The next 1E Roadshow is Thursday, November 8th at: Queens Tennis Club Palliser Road West Kensington London W14 9EQ Website : www.queensclub.co.uk http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/rtrent/archive/2007/10/29...
  • Blog Post: WMUG October Event

    What an event, I was pleased to see the turn out, and this time around it was mostly SMS engineers, compared to the Reading MMS Summit where we had mostly MOM engineers! My presentation wasn't very technical at all. It was real tricky for me, as I was trying to gauge the audience based on the...
  • Blog Post: SMS2003 MCP Exam 70-089

    I took the SMS2003 70-089 MCP exam today. 40 of the easiest questions i've ever had to answer! Got a score of 984 out of 1000 (that's worth some bragging rights surely?!?!), I must of missed a question :< I did hardly any prep-work for this exam . I use the product daily, and I think...
  • Blog Post: WMUG - System Center Configuration\Operations Manager presentation

    Hey there, Our first WMUG meeting has been confirmed, and we're busy putting together some good content for you! I'm especially looking forward to the day, as the first meet will be in the newly refurbished MS office at Cardinal Place, London . If you're interested in a unbiased and technical...
  • Blog Post: WMUG upgrading to Community Server 2007

    Folks, We're about to migrate the entire WMUG site to a new host, and upgrade to the latest release of Community Server, CS2007. This should be finished by the end of this week (23rd September), and going forward we're going to put in a lot of time reskinning, and enabling some add-ons to the...
  • Blog Post: Vista Squad next meeting on 6th September - Venue London

    Heads up!!! The Vista Squad are having their next meeting on the 6th of September, in London. They have Mike Taulty and Stephen Lamb presenting, so should be a really cool meeting! http://vistasquad.co.uk/blogs/announcements/archive/2007/08/10/vista-squad-3-0.aspx The location will be: ...
  • Blog Post: Using Outlook with connector to read Hotmail or Live mailbox

    Handy blog about using MS Outlook to get access to you're Windows Live\Hotmail inbox http://msmvps.com/blogs/petizme/archive/2007/08/15/use-hotmail-or-live-on-outlook-w-connector.aspx