Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Windows 8 Shortcut Keys

I recently upgraded my Dell XPS 13 to Windows 8 RTM.  As most of you are probably aware, Windows 8's primary UI is significantly different than the "desktop" we're all used to working with.  So I will be honest and say that it has taken some getting used to.  One of the things that has helped greatly with adjusting are shortcut keys.  I've started compiling a list of these below.  If you find any are missing, please let me know and I will get them added.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Installing Lync 2013 Preview Prerequisites

While getting the Lync 2013 Preview installed in my lab, I followed the instructions for installing the Front End server prerequisites on TechNet exactly as stated.  The differences between Lync 2013 and Lync 2010 are not nearly as great as they were between Lync 2010 and OCS 2007 R2, so I thought nothing of it when I noticed the stated OS Roles/Feature prerequisites were identical to Lync 2010.  (You can find the article HERE.)  However, when the Lync Server Deployment Wizard ran through the pre-installation checks, it kicked out the following error.