In a previous post I showed you “How To Install Windows 8 On VirtualBox”. While VrtualBox is a good option as a free virtualization software, VMware applications have better virtualization features which are even good enough to create virtual machines for professional and enterprise use. The initial builds of Windows 8 have seen a lot of issues on earlier VMware applications and installing Windows 8 on VMware Workstation, the VM Continue Reading →
Since long Windows Server 2012 has been anticipated by IT professionals, so that they can test out the extravagant new features that enable more scalable and robust server management, with integration of cloud based features. In this post we will walk you through each step involved in the installation of Windows Server 8, followed by an installation video created by us for our readers.
In this post I will tell you how to install Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 from a USB or DVD, as well as the procedure involved in creating a bootable USB and DVD for installing Windows 8 and Windows Server 8. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool is a free software from Microsoft which can create a bootable copy of your Windows 8 OS (from an ISO file). You can Continue Reading →
As Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot reaches an end to its development cycle, its time to install the all new glossy and stylish Ubuntu version. In this post I will walk you through the process of installing Ubuntu 11.10 on a physical and virtual machine. The below mentioned process can be used to install Ubuntu on a VM and physical machine (minus the virtual machine steps explained below). You can also Continue Reading →
Many Windows users find it hard to run features such as Unity 3D on virtual machines using VMware or VirtualBox for creating virtual machines. A better alternative can be to dual boot Linux operating system like Ubuntu with Windows. In this post I will tell you how to dual boot Ubuntu 11.04 with Windows 7. This procedure more or less can also be used with other versions of Ubuntu.
Installing a 64-bit operating system on VMware can be a bit tricky as it does not install unless virtualization is activated from the Bios settings. In this post I will tell you how to install Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 and x86 (32 bit) on VMware 7. When I first attempted to install a 64-bit Server on VMware and Virtual Box I got an error that the software was unable Continue Reading →
Microsoft often releases helpful software for Windows users to make numerous operating system tasks easier for them. Windows Server Solutions Find My Server Wizard is a free software from Microsoft which is designed to locate Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 on a network. Find My Server Wizard easily connects client operating system with Windows servers by redirecting the user to Continue Reading →
Adding roles is an important part of Windows servers. The Windows Server 2008 R2 based Vail, contains numerous roles that can be activated or deactivated (according to requirement). This can help in adding additional features to Windows Home Server 2011. In this post I will tell you how to add/remove roles to Windows Home Server 2011. In this example, I will add Printer and Document services, which enables creating a Continue Reading →
Windows Home Server 2011 is not that hard to install (provided your system meets the minimum system requirements). I previously showed you how to install Windows Home Server 2011. Now comes the tricky part i.e. how to connect a client PC or Mac to the Home Server. In this I we will tell you how to connect a client operating system (PC or Mac) to Windows Home Server 2011 (codename Continue Reading →
Installing Windows Home Server 2011 can be slightly tricky as it is quite distinct in nature as compared to other Microsoft based operating systems. For instance, it cannot be installed unless you have at least 160GB of hard disk space available on the host machine. Make sure you check out the system specifications (given below) before installing Windows Server 2011. Below is a walkthrough of the steps involved in installing Continue Reading →