Another one of my “How Do I?” videos makes it onto the Microsoft TechNet website

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A couple of days back, I noticed that another one of my videos has made it onto the Microsoft TechNet website – this one looks at backing up a Hyper-V host using System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 SP1.

Those who’ve watched earlier videos may notice that the sound quality on this video is much improved as I finally bought myself a half-decent microphone. I’ve also dedicated a PC to the task of recording these videos (recommissioning my old Compaq DeskPro EN510SFF, which has been upgraded with a 250GB disk and 2GB of RAM, and more recently gained a Matrox Millennium G550 dual-display video card picked up for a few pounds on eBay). This machine is certainly no screamer but, as the videos are only recorded at 5 frames per second it’s perfectly capable of keeping up, although TechSmith Camtasia Studio falls over from time to time and the 2.4GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor does take a while to render the final output.

There are some more videos on the way as I’ve submitted three more that have yet to make it onto the TechNet site but, if you’re looking for step-by-step information on perform some common tasks with Microsoft products, then there are a whole bunch of guys working on these TechNet How Do I? videos and they’re definitely worth a look.

3 thoughts on “Another one of my “How Do I?” videos makes it onto the Microsoft TechNet website

  1. That’s gotta make you a little proud to get your vid into a microsoft site. Good work man. I also wondered what nifty little tidbit I’d have to know to get onto one of microsofts site.

  2. Full disclosure required I think: I was on a contract to produce these videos… just wanted to flag up their existence via the blog! Still something nice for the CV though…

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