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A Message of Congratulations to New Technology Graduates

I am proud of you!!! I know your family and friends are proud of you to.  You should also be proud of yourself and the accomplishment of graduating.  It takes drive and commitment to continue your education.   You made it this far.   This accomplishment marks the beginning of a very […]


How To Enable Snipping Tool, Windows Media Player and more Desktop Experience Tools on Windows Server 2008-2012 R2

Are you annoyed that you cannot play videos or use some of the cool windows tools like snipping tool with windows server?  Well, you can, they just have to be enabled before you can use them.  Below are instructions for enabling these features in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows […]


Advanced Memory Management in a Virtual World – Not All Memory Management is Equal #VMWOrMS #VirtExpert Step-By-Step

Welcome to another of our series of “VMware or Microsoft?” articles. Hyper-V 3 which is built into both the Free Hyper-V Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter) which you can evaluate for free (free ISO, free VHD), has some really awesome capabilities.  You can read more about […]


Migrating Servers, Including VMware Virtual Machines to Hyper-V Easily and Automatically Many Tools Available including MVMC Automation Toolkit (MAT)

Do you have VMware servers that you would like to migrate to Hyper-V.  Well, that is easy.  There is a “Solution Accelerator” that makes it very easy.   the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) is a simple GUI tool that gets a list of VM’s from vCenter and allows you to […]


Hyper-V LIVE! TechNet Radio, ITProGuru vs. And Virtualization Series Experts #VirtExperts brings you Hyper-V LIVE (Part 2 of 2)

TechNet Radio, ITProGuru vs and Become a Virtualization Expert with 20 + Days of Server Virtualization #VirtExpert (part 6b of 20+) have teamed up to bring you Hyper-V Live!  Dan Stolts and Microsoft MVP Rob McShinsky are back for part 2 of their Hyper-V Live series and in today’s episode […]


Hyper-V Replica Step-By-Step #VirtExpert Virtualization Experts (Series Part 22)

Hyper-V 3 which is built into both the Free Hyper-V Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter) which you can evaluate for free (free ISO, free VHD), has some really awesome capabilities.  You can read more about Hyper-V in the overview of the Server Virtualization Expert Series: Hyper-V […]


Solution To UEFI issue Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 installation may fail with error message The product key entered does not match any of the Windows images available for installation. Enter a different product key (Unable to install OS)

In the coming weeks, I will add step by step instructions and a video walk-though as well as more information as to what is going on and why.  For now, I just want to get the information out in the wild.    The quick fix to this problem is use […]