Post Update: You can get the Final version of Windows Server 2012 from this link. While Windows 8 has been creating a lot of buzz since its release at the Mobile World Congress 2012, Microsoft has also released the beta version of the Windows Server 8 operating system. The final build of Windows Server 8 is expected later this year or in early 2013, however, IT professionals can now download Continue Reading →
To implement Domain policies for Active Directory users, it is first necessary for the client operating system to join a Domain. The policies are implemented after the client computer comes under the umbrella of the Domain itself and logs in from the Domain credentials. In this post I will tell you the two basic methods that can be used for joining a Domain from a Windows 7 client operating system.
Previously I provided you with a guide about “How To Create Windows Server 2008 Domain & Things To Consider”. In this post I will explain the procedure involved in creating Domain users from Active Directory in Windows Server 2008. It is worth mentioning here that the same method more or less applies in many pre-Windows Servers 2008 operating systems, for creating Domain users, (e.g. Windows Server 2003).
In this post I will tell you how to Troubleshoot Windows Server 8. You can also check out my previous post: Complete Guide To New Features Of Windows Server 2012. This post currently contains the troubleshooting information for the latest Windows Server 8 Developer’s Build. I will update this post with more guidelines for newer versions as they become available.
Post Update: You can get the latest Windows Server 2012 Build from this link. To start using Windows Server 8 (Windows Server 2012) you can download the ISO from the MSDN website. Windows Server 8 Developer Preview is currently available only for those developers who actually subscribe to MSDN and can access and download the Windows Server 8 Developer Preview. However, the Windows 8 Developer Preview Build 8102 Milestone 3 Continue Reading →
PS3 Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. PlayStation 3 Media Server supports a large number of other media renders, including smartphones, televisions, music players and many more. As it is written in Java, therefore, PS3 Media Server supports all major operating systems, with versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. This program streams or transcodes many different media formats with little or no configuration. It is powered Continue Reading →
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 →
The default Internet Explorer security restrictions in Windows Server 2008 can be quite annoying. After installing Windows Server 2008, one may be interested in downloading some important hotfixes, software and other required tools. However, the default Internet Explorer policies ask for access permission for the website that is to be accessed and also sub-domains, related links (such as banner-ad URLs), etc. In this post I will tell you how to 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 →
When sharing folders using Windows Home Server 2011, you can restrict access to specific or all folders from the Home Server. In this post I will tell you how to manage shared folder access for your Vail server to make sure that all users do not have unrestricted access to all files and folders. For instance, it might be a good idea to restrict access to important files for novice users (e.g. Continue Reading →