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Technical Overview of DirectAccess in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Brief Description Covers the functional and architectural aspects of DirectAccess, a technology introduced in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to enable mobile workers to seemlessly connect to enterprise network resources when connected to the Internet. Overview Describes DirectAccess in technical detail, covering why the technology is useful to enterprises with a mobile workforce… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2: Download BranchCache Early Adopter’s Guide

Introduces BranchCache, a new feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that reduces WAN link utilization and improves application responsiveness. Provides an overview of the BranchCache feature introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. After a thorough introduction of BranchCache and its modes of operation, the document describes BranchCache configuration. It… Read more

Dual Boot: Windows 7 with existing Windows Vista

Most of our users are using Windows Vista as the primary operating system and a lot many of them now looking forward to upgrade to WIN7 Beta. The Windows Vista image loaded on the laptop often creates only a single big partition that has all the Windows files/folders and users data. Now, if a user… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2: What’s New in Remote Desktop Services and Deploying RemoteApp and Desktop Connection Step-by-Step Guide – VDI

What’s New in Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta Brief Description This document describes changes in Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services) functionality that are available in this Beta release of Windows Server 2008 R2. Overview This document describes changes in Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services) functionality that are available in… Read more

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

Windows Server 2008 R2: Active Directory Recycle Bin Step-by-Step Guide

This guide provides step-by-step instructions and background information for enabling and using the Active Directory® Recycle Bin feature in the Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system.  Active Directory Recycle Bin helps minimize directory service downtime by enhancing your ability to preserve and restore accidentally deleted Active Directory objects without restoring Active Directory data from backups,… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2: Offline Domain Join Step-by-Step Guide

Offline domain join scenario overview Offline domain join is a new process that computers that run Windows® 7 or Windows Server® 2008 R2 can use to join a domain without contacting a domain controller. This makes it possible to join computers to a domain in locations where there is no connectivity to a corporate network…. Read more

Hyper-V Live Migration Overview & Architecture AND Hyper-V: Step-by-Step Guide to Using Live Migration in Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft released the the documents required to test out the Live Migration using Windows Server 2008 R2.   Hyper-V Live Migration Overview & Architecture With Hyper-V™ live migration, you can move running VMs from one Hyper-V™ physical host to another without any disruption of service or perceived downtime. Live migration is integrated with Windows Server… Read more

Windows 7: Boot from VHD First Impression: Part 2

Hello, In my previous post i.e. Windows 7: Boot from VHD First Impression: Part 1 we seen creating and attaching the VHDs. Using the Disk Management or Diskpart utility we can attach the existing VHDs. In this part we will actually cover the boot from VHD feature. We will cover the different ways by which… Read more

Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 Beta released to test

Hello, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is stand-alone product for virtualization for better utilization of your hardware reducing cost. Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 comes with lot of new features like Live Migration, Expanded Processor and Memory support for host machines. Along the ways single solution for all of your consolidated virtual servers running on single… Read more