Tag: Windows 2008

Domain Controller in Safe mode?  Marcos brings the Vet office back online.

Domain Controller in Safe mode? Marcos brings the Vet office back online.

Here is a guest post from my friend Marcos Velez.  He worked out a pretty perplexing issue involving a nonresponsive Domain Controller at his sister’s ... Read More

WinSxS and reclaiming space

WinSxS and reclaiming space

Written by Marcos Velez: So, some months back I ran into space issues with an internal web server and came across this monstrosity called the ... Read More

Hold your horses, Explorer!

Hold your horses, Explorer!

By Jacques Bensimon - We’re all familiar in our Remote Desktop Services and XenApp builds with the necessity of using the “Run logon scripts synchronously” ... Read More

Windows Update error 0x80243004

Windows Update error 0x80243004

By Jacques Bensimon - Got this error today trying to perform a Windows Update run on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine.  All the updates ... Read More

The Mystery of the Disappearing Pinned Shortcuts

Here is another great article by my Colleague Jacques Bensimon.  Be sure to follow him on Twitter. (@JacqBens)   I don’t know if many of ... Read More

Registry String Redirection / IPM Utility:  Get@String

Registry String Redirection / IPM Utility: [email protected]

Jacques Bensimon sent over a great little registry utility and whole lot of education!  Read on … Have you noticed that, starting with Vista/2008, some ... Read More

Quick Tip: Pin to the Start Menu or NOT…

Quick Tip: Pin to the Start Menu or NOT…

Here’s a quick tip I learned by sitting next to Jacques Bensimon today.  If you want to control whether an application is ‘allowed’ to be ... Read More

Windows Refresher; Renaming Multiple files.

Windows Refresher; Renaming Multiple files.

Here’s a quick note Aaron Silber sent over to me reminding me of the super useful F2 key when dealing with Citrix Provisioning Server image ... Read More

Installing VMware Site Recovery Manager : Please wait while setup is initializing…

Installing VMware Site Recovery Manager : Please wait while setup is initializing…

Does this screen look familiar?  Double clicking the SRM installation executable and you will be presented with this familiar initialization bar.  The issue is that ... Read More

64 bit Musings; aka Writing scripts in a 64 bit Windows Environment.

64 bit Musings; aka Writing scripts in a 64 bit Windows Environment.

I’m sure most of us will or have been installing 64 bit operating systems more and more so when I saw this note from my ... Read More