Don’t be afraid of DNS Scavenging. Just be patient.

This is an excellent article from Microsoft TechNet on the navigating complexities of DNS scavenging.   DNS scavenging is a means of helping DNS clean up after itself. 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/networking/archive/2008/03/19/don-t-be-afraid-of-dns-scavenging-just-be-patient.

Include Volunteer Work On Your Resume

A brief article on the importance of listing your volunteer work on your resume or on-line profiles in addition to your work experience.

http://www.cio.com/article/689199/Job_Search_Why_You_Should_Include_Volunteer_Work_on_Your_Resume?page=1&taxonomyId=3123

Microsoft Discontinuing Windows Desktop Gadgets

Microsoft made a big deal about desktop gadgets when Microsoft Vista came out. I never really liked them because they took up too much space on the desktop for what they did. Now apparently Microsoft is going to discontinue them as well.

http://www.infoworld.

What IT should know about Windows 8

Microsoft has been introducing the world to what is coming next in Windows 8. This is a good article introducing what comes after Windows 7:

http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/what-it-should-know-about-windows-8-173881?page=0,0&source=IFWNLE_nlt_daily_2011-10-01

Setting Windows Desktop Wallpaper via Group Policy

This is a great tip for setting Windows desktop wallpaper from Jeremy Moskowitz at GPAnswers.com.  It is also a good example of leveraging the Group Policy Preference Extensions (GPPE) functionality on top of traditional Microsoft Group Policies.  GPPE is only found in a true Microsoft Active Directory domain and not alternative Group Policy management systems such as Novell ZENworks.

New Proposal Will Make Computer Tampering a RICO Crime

One of law enforcements most powerful weapons in combatting organized crime are the RICO laws.   Since there is a new breed of computer crime, they are proposing updating the laws to include computer tampering.  

http://blog.comptia.org/2011/09/12/new-proposal-will-make-computer-tampering-a-rico-crime/