Aug 20

TechNet Radio: DFSR in Windows Server 2012 R2: Restoring Conflicted, Deleted and PreExisting files with PowerShell

Dan Stolts  and Ned Pyle are back for this week’s episode of TechNet Radio and in this show they discuss a new feature in Windows Server 2012 R2 DFSR which helps restore preserved files. Join us for this demo intensive … Continue reading

Oct 28

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Windows 8.1 Keyboard And Mouse – Shortcuts Galore

How do you navigate in a touch world without a touch device?  I am glad you asked.  This post will address that question in great detail but we will also look at all the other great things you can do … Continue reading

May 23

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 … Continue reading

May 15

How To Convert Physical to Virtual Machine (P2V) Migration – Step By Step – MUCH Easier Than You Might think!

I found a great article I wanted to share.  If you use the Disk2VHD, be careful of SCSI and Raid controllers.  Test booting and running the VM before you blow away the original disk; you have been warned :} … … Continue reading

May 15

How To Sysprep – Sysprep is a Great And powerful tool And Easy Too If You Know How (Step-By-Step)

Sysprep is a tool that is designed for system administrators, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and others who must automatically deploy an operating system on multiple computers. After you perform the initial setup steps on a single computer, you can run … Continue reading

Apr 28

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Keyboard And Mouse – Shortcuts Galore

How do you navigate in a touch world without a touch device?  I am glad you asked.  This post will address that question in great detail but we will also look at all the other great things you can do … Continue reading

Jan 28

Inside Windows Azure Online Backup Using PowerShell Step-By-Step

Prerequisites – before we get started! For a complete list of Windows Azure Backup PowerShell cmdlets see: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh770400.aspx To Install Windows Azure Backup see Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step To enable PowerShell for use with Windows Azure … Continue reading

Jan 28

Install Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets Step-By-Step Connect to Windows Azure Includes Importing MSOnlineBackup Module

There are two ways you can authenticate to Windows Azure.  You can store a username and password or you can use a certificate.  If you want to authenticate with a password see How to: Connect to your subscription My preference … Continue reading

Dec 10

TechNet Radio Series on Windows Server 2012 with Jose Barreto

ITProGuru announces the continuation of the TechNet Radio Series with Jose Barreto (Principal Program Manager on the Windows Server team responsible for SMB 3.0 feature set) covering Windows Server 2012 deployment scenarios leveraging SMB 3.0 is nothing new, but I … Continue reading

Nov 19

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager #WhyWin2012R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager helps simplify the task of delivering service availability. For organizations with two or more datacenters looking to protect vital workloads running in their private cloud, … Continue reading

Nov 12

What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Lessons Learned Week 3

More great stories from Microsoft Technology Evangelists…   Backup Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Azure #WhyWin2012R2 – If you have a small number of servers to protect and you currently have no backup solution, you are using the in … Continue reading

Nov 06

Windows Server 2012 R2 Backup Full Integration with Windows Azure Backup #WhyWin2012R2

If you have a small number of servers to protect and you currently have no backup solution, you are using the in box Windows Server backup tool on these servers, or use a third party backup solution, Windows Azure Back … Continue reading

Nov 04

Get Mobile With Windows Server 2012 R2 Using Work Folders #WhyWin2012R2

This post is part of a series “Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series” Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Work Folders is a feature built into Windows Server 2012 R2 that offers hosted sync shares for user files. The shares being used … Continue reading

Nov 01

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

Build your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 … Continue reading