Task Scheduler "A task or folder with this name already exists"

Hello AskPerf! Blake here with a quick blog to discuss an issue I’ve seen more frequently over the past few months. Here is the Scenario: When you try and create a new Scheduled Task via the command line (schtasks.exe), the following error appears: "WARNING: The task name "PERFTEST" already exists. Do you want to replace… Read more

WMIDiag 2.2 is here!

Hello AskPerf blog readers! Jeff here from the Windows Performance Team once again. I am happy to announce that the new version of WMIDIAG is finally here. It’s now compatible for Windows 8/8.1 as well as Sever 2012/2012R2. Some of you may have been aware that the previous version used to also show a lot… Read more

Multiple per device RDS CALS are issued the same device issue…

Hello AskPerf! Ishu Sharma here again from Microsoft Performance team.  Today I will be discussing an issue where multiple per device Remote Desktop Services CALS are issued to the same device. Before we dive into this topic, I would like to recall the below facts about RDS Per Device Licensing. If an unlicensed client connects… Read more

Migrating User Profile Disks in Remote Desktop Services

Good morning AskPerf!  This is Sree Krishna and Ramesh from Remote Desktop Services Team. Today we will discuss User Profile Disk migrations. As you may know, Microsoft released a new feature to manage user profiles in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) deployments called User Profile Disks. User Profile Disks (UPD) store user and application data on a… Read more