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MDOP DaRT: Reset forgotten Windows Account Passwords

We have users who use Windows as our primary operating system and most of them are using Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and now lot of users have shifted to Windows 7 Beta. Often when users install Windows, generally they setup a local user (administrator) and then they configure the domain account. After configuring the… Read more

Connecting to Office Corporate Network (CorpNet) using Windows 7 DirectAccess on TATA Photon+ & RELIANCE NetConnect Broadband Internet Services

We have released Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 last year. One of the features that we had deployed internally was DirectAccess. You must have heard about DirectAccess many times during our New Efficiency and similar set of launch events. We have been telling Better Together story with Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008… Read more

Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2: Case of Missing Playback/Recording (Disabled) Devices

You are using Windows 7 on daily basis and of course you enjoy. I have been using Windows 7 almost on every system except my demo machine where I run Windows Server 2008 R2. But that’s not a concern as the both the operating systems share a same code base. I use USB headsets or… Read more

ImageResizer for Windows XP & Windows Vista/Windows 7 (both 32-bit/64-bit)

These days everybody has digital camera with high resolution. Typically users click hi res with image sizes ranging from 2 MB to 10 MB depending upon the Megapixels supported by the Camera. Many of them use these for sharing with their friends and families. Often users try to mail these pictures over the email or… Read more

Microsoft Office Live Meeting using Internet Explorer 9 Beta

In my previous post I covered how can you access Office Live WorkSpace from Internet Explorer 9 Beta On the similar note I have experienced some of the challenges while connecting to the Live Meeting using Internet Explorer 9 Beta. Last week I was about to attend an internal meeting using Live Meeting and since… Read more

Microsoft IT Camps–My Session Resources…

Hello IT Professionals, Thank you very much for attending the first ever Microsoft IT Camp in Delhi. Like I said during my session I am sharing my presentations & resources with you all. Session 01: Get out of Dodge – Migrating to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 IT Camps Windows Server Migration Session 02: Turbocharge… Read more

Windows 7: Boot from VHD First Impression: Part 1

Hello, As you all know Microsoft released the Windows 7 BETA build 7000 for testing. Many of you must be excited about the much more enhanced version of the operating system. Windows 7 is much more faster that the Windows Vista and utilizes the resources more efficiently improving end user performance. We have seen many… Read more

Text Messages (SMS) Synching with Exchange 2010 and Rule to move Text Messages (SMS) to a folder using Outlook 2010

If you have Exchange 2010, you can leverage synching Text Messages (SMS) with the help of new Outlook Live for Windows Mobile. Open up this link in your Windows Mobile Web Browser https://update.outlook.com/cabs/OutlookLiveSetup.cab After installing you will get option to select Text Messages in your ActiveSync Settings. Now, that we have Outlook 2010 available for… Read more

Windows Server 2012: Convert VHD to VHDX using Hyper-V Manager

As you are all aware Hyper-V is Microsoft’s Virtualization platform and we use VHD as the file format for installing operating systems. VHD stands for Virtual Hard Disk. Windows Server 2012 features new file format known as VHDX. You can read more about it over here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831446.aspx  As enterprise workloads for virtual environments grow in… Read more