Russell Smith Contributor

Editorial Director at Petri IT Knowledgebase. Russell has more than 20 years' experience working in IT. From small business to large government IT infrastructure projects. Russell started his writing career for Windows IT Pro magazine in the early 2000s. Since then, Russell has contributed to a variety of publications, including Petri, CDW's list of publications, and various industry blogs including Netwrix, BeyondTrust, and others. In addition to more than 1000 articles Russell has authored, he has also written a book on Windows security and co-authored another for Microsoft's MOAC series. Russell has also authored several courses for Pluralsight.


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Windows 11

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Top 5 iOS 16 Features (If You Don't Use Apple Services)

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Russell Smith, Editorial Director of Petri, talks to Maurice Cote...

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In this video, I explain the justifications behind Microsoft’s decision...

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Would you like to never be bothered by Windows Update...

Sep 9, 2022

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