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Windows – Issue when enabling .Net 3 in unattended installation mode on Windows 8

As Microsoft has recently released to MSDN/Premier/TechNet customer, I started to create unattended installation file to use with WDS. After multiple try with error when feature were enabling (error in offlineservicing), I finally discovered this was due to NetFX3 feature I tried to enabled. Already during the beta stages, there was lot of issue while […]

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Windows – Windows PowerShell 3.0 and Server Manager Quick Reference Guides

​Quickly learn tips, shortcuts, and common operations in the new Windows Powershell 3.0, Windows PowerShell Workflow, Windows PowerShell ISE, Windows PowerShell Web Access, Server Manager for Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate, WinRM, WMI, and WS-Man. This should be still applicable with RTM (at least for the most part) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30002

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Windows – Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have hit RTM

Today, Microsoft has announced that the next version of Windows, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, have hit RTM (Release To Manufacturing) and is now provided to OEM partners. This means the new Windows is coming. More date information: August, 1st: Windows RTM August, 15th: available for TechNet/MSDN subscribers August, 16th: available for Volume License customers

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Windows – Availability date revealed for Windows 8

This is it. After confirming RTM date and timeframe fro General Availability, Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will be available on October 26th, 2012. This Steven Sinofsky, PM on Windows, which announced it. http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2012/07/18/windows-8-will-be-available-on.aspx

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Windows Server 2012 – SKU and licensing

Windows Server 2012 will be available in 2 edition only: Standard Datacenter Both are identical in terms of features, the only difference is related to virtualization: Standard edition includes only TWO instance while Datacenter edition includes UNLIMITED instance of Windows. Regarding hardware consideration, Standard edition is able to support up to 4 TB of memory

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Internet Explorer – Define site to zone assignment by GPO

You may want to define an Internet Explorer setting called Security Zone using a group policy. This settings allows you to assign some specific URL’s to an Internet security zone; each security zone has specific settings such as automatic authentication, Active X control behavior… So, to define this settings using GPO, you have to open

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Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012 – RTM Release date

Today, at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft has announced the availability date for Windows 8 (client) and Windows Server 2012 (server). RTM date: first week of August Windows Server 2012 General Availability date: september Windows 8 General Availability date: end of October The general availability is later than RTM as manufacturers need time to

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Windows 8 – Add a Restart and Shutdown to the Metro interface

As you know, with Windows 8 there is a change to shutdown or restart your device. Indeed, you have to go to various menu and sub menu before being able to shutdown or restart. In case of you want to simplify and use the Metro interface, you can add button on the Metro to perform

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