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Jeff James is the Editorial Director for the Petri IT Knowledgebase. He was formerly the editor-in-chief of both Windows IT Pro and Microsoft Technet Magazine, and has served as an editorial director at the LEGO Company. Jeff has nearly 20 years of experience as a technology writer and journalist, and started writing technology articles for AmigaWorld, Computer Gaming World, and other tech publications and websites in the early 1990's.

Jeff's Recent Posts

How to Fix Skype Not Displaying Full Screen During Screen Share

By Jeff James - April 23, 2014

Have trouble getting Skype to share screens properly? Check out this quick how-to on how to solve a common Skype problem.

Going to TechEd 2014? Meet your favorite Petri Authors in Person!

By Jeff James - April 16, 2014

Going to Microsoft TechEd 2014 in Houston this year? Register for our author meet and greet at the conference to meet your favorite Petri authors!

Who’s on First? About That Windows 8.1 Update

By Jeff James - April 11, 2014

Confused by the name of the recent Windows 8.1 Update, which is also known as Windows 8.1 Update 1 and the Windows 8.1 Spring Update? Join the club.

Microsoft to Bring Back Start Menu in Future Windows 8.1 Update

By Jeff James - April 4, 2014

Microsoft announced at Build 2014 that the Windows Start Menu would soon be returning for Windows 8.1 users.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update

By Jeff James - April 3, 2014

Microsoft took the wraps off Windows 8.1 Update at the Build conference this week. Does this upgrade have what it takes to convince Windows 8 skeptics?

Windows XP End of Support Guide

By Jeff James - March 27, 2014

Microsoft support for Windows XP ends on April 8th, 2014. Are you ready to see this OS ride into the sunset? Read our guide for some tips on the transition.

RSA Conference 2014: 8 Top Computer Security Trends

By Jeff James - March 20, 2014

Couldn’t make it to RSA Conference 2014? Read our summary of the latest IT security trends to make sure you’re armed with the latest information.

SQL Server 2014 Released to Manufacturing

By Jeff James - March 18, 2014

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 has been released to manufacturing, and customers can download the new version on April 1st.

RSA Conference 2014: 10 Security Companies to Watch

By Jeff James - March 14, 2014

What are some of the most promising companies in the IT security space? Read our RSA Conference 2014 round-up to find out.

What’s New in Windows 8.1 Update

By Jeff James - March 7, 2014

Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 Update release is just around the corner. So will this new update have what it takes to increase Windows 8 adoption?

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