Windows Server 2008 R2


Announcing: Microsoft Events and Thought Leadership in your Inbox Now Available – Now You Can Get LUCKY!

Keep up with industry trends, how we should be thinking about our business, how technology changes coming will likely impact us and our business and plenty more.  Gain access to shortcuts in keeping up with technology, preparing yourself and your business for the future and much, much more. Did you […]


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 […]


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 […]


TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 2)

  Abstract: In Part 2 of our Systems Management & Private Cloud series, Dan Stolts, Kenon Owens and Stephen Baron dig deeper into how applications are packaged, deployed and managed across multiple cloud environments within System Center 2012 and how service templates, and the self-service concept is valuable to organizations of […]


TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 1)

TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Systems Management & Private Cloud (Part 1)       ITProGuru Dan Stolts welcomes Sr. Product Marketing Manager Kenon Owens and Sr. Program Manager Stephen Baron as they discuss why systems management is such a concern for IT organizations and how private cloud environments fit into […]


IT-Pro Tech Update 2012 Event Coming May 2nd To Providence–Great Lineup!

IT Pro Tech Update 2012 On Wednesday May 2nd 2012, the IT-Pro User Group is hosting Tech Update 2012 an all day FREE event. Come join us for this FREE event and discover the next phase of Information Technology as we discuss Windows 8 in the business environment, Virtualization, Security, […]


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 […]


Part 1 – Build a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cloud Foundation Test Lab in Less Than an Hour (includes sysprep images)

Overview: In this series we will teach you how to setup a cleanly installed Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine to run Hyper-V. We will create a new virtual machine and make that machine a domain controller. Then we will make the host a member of the newly created domain. […]


Private Cloud Chat–Plenty of Chances To Ask The Experts Your Tough Questions About Private Cloud

To successfully face the IT challenges of today and tomorrow, we know we need to understand the cloud. However with so much fluff it is hard to decipher what is important. Get your questions answered by the Cloud Experts!  You will learn where to spend your time learning and what […]


Private Cloud Is The Future of IT, Free Training Coming Soon–Registration Open

Private Cloud is the future of IT, and the future is now. Spend the day at our IT Camp and learn about Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V, the first step on your path to mastering Private Cloud. You’ll embark on an interactive journey as you learn the foundation of cloud services, […]


Event VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management–Resources Posted

VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management High quality, high availability, simple to use and full virtual and physical management at a fraction of the cost of the alternatives. That is what you get with Hyper-V and System Center. In this session, we will look […]