Today, I delivered a session on Windows 10 features, benefits and a demo on the Windows 10 free upgrade offer which is to end on the 29th of July 2016. The session was filled with questions and demos.

The session was delivered at the National Institute of Business Management (NIBM) for approximately 100 IT  students.

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Today, I delivered a session on Windows 10 features, benefits and a demo on the Windows 10 free upgrade offer which is to end on the 29th of July 2016. The session was filled with questions and demos.

The session was delivered at the Vocation Training Authority for approximately 100 IT  students.

 

 

It is always easier to get the Wi-Fi password of a CONNECTED network using the GUI. But how do we retrieve a password of a disconnected or an old Wi-Fi connection? The following article will describe on how to use the Netsh command to view the password in clear text.

Open Command Prompt in Admin Mode

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Type in the following Netsh command to find all the Wireless LAN profiles stored and created in your computer

Netsh wlan show profile

The below picture shows the list of all the profiles and I have circled the profile of which I wanted to retrieve the password of.

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Once you have decided on the profile of which you want to retrieve the password, type in the following command

Netsh wlan show profile mvp2015 key-clear

In this command mvp2015 is the Wi-Fi profile name

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The text mentioned along side Key Content is the password f the Wi-FI connection

The newest version of Windows Server which is Windows Server 2016 is currently in its Technical Preview stage. a free e-Book has been released and can be downloaded from the below link

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/microsoft_press/2016/04/20/free-ebook-introducing-windows-server-2016-technical-preview/ 

One of the functionalities of Microsoft Azure is to work as a Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform where virtual machines can be created and hosted. In this post we will look at how to create virtual machines in Azure.

Sign in to https://portal.azure.com with your credential which has a Microsoft Azure subscription tied on to.

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Click on Virtual Machines and click on Add

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Select the type of virtual machine that needs to be created. In this case I will select a Windows based machine

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Select the version of Windows. I will be selecting Windows 10

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You can select a deployment model whether it would be managed by Resource Manager (VM v2) or Classic (VM v1) and click Create.

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Fill in the relevant details and click OK

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Select the machine size. You can view the pricing information from the same screen and click select.

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Optional settings are to be selected and click OK

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Verify the summary and click OK to create the Virtual Machine

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The deployment will start and the dashboard will display the progress

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By clicking the virtual machines link the status can be viewed of the machines that is being created

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To connect to the machine that is created, click on the machine name to view the detail page and click on connect

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The Virtual machine will be connected through remote desktop connection

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Once connected the machine can be accessed

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Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines

Posted: April 25, 2016 in Azure
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From a recent change in the Microsoft Azure Portal, when you try to create a Virtual Machine in Azure there are two options that are presented.

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  1. Virtual Machines
  2. Virtual Machine (Classic)

In this post lets see the difference between the both.

The virtual machines are the new IaaS v2 virtual machines that could be created using the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) features. Microsoft recommends all new virtual machines to be created using this.

The virtual machines (classic) are the v1 machines which were created using the old Azure portal which does not include capabilities from ARM.

The below article describes the detailed functionalities of ARM

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/virtual-machines-windows-compare-deployment-models/