Windows 7


Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Beta Start Planning Your Migration

The latest release from the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) team provides organizations with tools to accelerate their migration to the cloud.  The beta is available on the connect site. Download the beta materials on Connect: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=219165 Accelerate your Windows Server 2012 migration with Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit […]


Lab Guide – Windows 2012 RTM Install and Configure Windows and Hyper-V

The Word Version of this doc can be found at: http://itproguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/FY13H1-IT-Camp-Hands-On-Lab-Hyper-V-Quick-Guide.docx   Microsoft IT Camp Hands-On Lab Windows Server 2012:  Getting Started   Lab version:        1.0.0 Last updated:     8/15/2012   Original Post Location of this Guide: Lab Guide – Windows 2012 RTM Install and Configure Windows and Hyper-V   Contents […]


Create Bootable USB Thumb Drive Key with Windows 8 Media to Install Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 or Other Operating System–Step by Step

These procedures were written using Windows 8 Release Preview but will work with prior versions of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 and Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.  There is a video walkthrough of this process at the bottom of this post. If […]


How To Modify Timeout, Change Default or Delete Boot Menu Item From Windows 7 or Later Using MSConfig To Modify Boot Configuration Data

Change Default Selection and Timeout Using MSConfig 1)      Start | type msconfig | Press <ENTER> 2)      Click on the Boot tab 3)      Click to select the option you want to set as default 4)      Click the Set as Default Button 5)      Turn on the checkbox “Make all boot settings permanent” […]


Remotely Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 and More with Remote Server Management and Administration Tools for Windows 7

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 7 with SP1. […]


Part 2 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour–BIOS Settings

Step 1: Part 1 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour (includes sysprep images) You should have your server up and running. Step 2: Install your network drivers. If you need help with the network driver see: Network Trashed on […]


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TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda

Another Great TechNet Radio Broadcast from Blain Barton. Check it out!!!  TechNet Radio: IT Time–Tips and Tricks for setting up Windows Deployment Services (Part 1 of 3) with Blain, John and Rhonda Its IT Time and in Part 1 of this 3 part series, Blain Barton and John Baker welcome […]


Boot2VHD-Part 3-Load OS on VHD With OS Already Installed on Metal

Native Boot To VHD (Boot2VHD) – Everything You Need To Know Part 3… In this multi-part video series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD (AKA: Boot2VHD). This is the one […]