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Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7


  This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. Update for Windows 7 (KB947821) Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB947821) Update for Windows 7 x64 (KB947821)   Technorati Tags: Windows 7,Windows Server […]

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Configuring IIS 7.0 in a Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster


To configure IIS 7.0 in a clustered environment using Windows Server failover clustering, you have to use custom code (.vbs script) to enable such a high availability scenario. If this is something you are considering then this KB Article is a must read.  Microsoft still recommends Network Load Balancing (NLB) be used as the primary […]

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Windows Storage Server 2008 (WSS 2008) with the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.2 is now available to all MSDN and TechNet Plus subscribers


  This Microsoft product is offered typically via OEM partners, but a version for evaluation (TechNet Plus or MSDN), demonstration (MSDN), development (MSDN) or test (MSDN) is now being provided to MSDN and TechNet Plus subscribers for the first time. This opens the door for a number of interesting scenarios, especially when related to Windows […]

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Zune doesn’t support your current operating system (Windows Server 2008)


The new HDX laptop comes with Windows Vista x64, but of course if you’re a Hyper-V addict like me you will end up paving it and installing Windows Server 2008 x64 and adding the Hyper-V Role. While you stare at the dialog in disbelief, relax and open an explorer window to the temp folder the […]

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SCVMM 2008 Beta::.. Another Successful P2V


I have been using the SCVMM 2008 Beta for quite a few months now and attempted to do another Physical to Virtual but this time with a Vista machine. The SCVMM computer and the Vista desktop are on the same domain and initially when I started the process the agent install on the Vista machine […]

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Hyper-V RTM released yesterday on Microsoft Downloads


You can now officially use Hyper-V in a production environment, here is the link to the download to update the Role. Here are the downloads for the Remote Administration Tools: Windows Server 2008 (x32) Windows Vista (x32) Windows Vista (x64) Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2008,Hyper-V

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Say it like you mean it: Hyper-V Baby


I decided to dive into Hyper-V, I went to Future Shop and purchased an Acer Desktop with an AMD Phenom Quad Core processor, 8Gb of RAM and a 750Gb SATA disk (not bad for under a grand!).  I need to add another few SATA disks for my Virtual Machines but that will come later. AMD […]

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