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Microsoft Download Center: Why Hyper-V for VDI whitepaper

This whitepaper demonstrates why organizations should choose Microsoft® Hyper-V™ as their hypervisor when designing and implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. Choosing a hypervisor for deploying a VDI solution involves a number of important considerations, each of which can be fulfilled by using Microsoft’s Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1 hypervisor-based virtualization technology. When implemented together… Read more

Coming up next…Microsoft IT Camps–India for IT Professionals.

Hello IT Professionals, Few months we presented IT Pro Roadshows in various cities in India. Now, we are back with IT Camps in India. Microsoft IT Camps are the in-person events. Is your core Windows Server Infrastructure outdated and clinging to the x86 server architecture? The time is now to move the critical services this… Read more

Slipstreaming Internet Explorer 9 with Windows 7/2008 R2 Service Pack 1 DVD/Installation Media…

Today’s blog post is around Windows 7/2008 R2 SP1 Installation along with Internet Explorer 9. As you all aware when you install Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1, the default browser is Internet Explorer 8. Now, when you want to install Internet Explorer 9, there are several steps involved depending upon how… Read more

How to disable IP version 6 (IPv6) or its specific components in Windows 7, in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008 R2, and in Windows Server 2008

This article describes step-by-step instructions for how to disable Microsoft Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) or its specific components in Windows 7, in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008 R2, and in Windows Server 2008. We do not recommend disabling IPv6. For more information, see the “What are Microsoft’s recommendations about disabling IPv6?” question in… Read more

Windows Internet Explorer 9 Installer Command Line Options…

Today, I will talk about installing Internet Explorer 9 using Command-Line Options. Internet Explorer 9 Installer supports installing by using Command-Line Switches. Note: This post is not about using Command-Line Switches for IEXPLORE.EXE In case you are expecting are there any Command-Line options available for Internet Explorer then visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee330728(v=VS.85).aspx  Anyways, back to our the… Read more

Microsoft India Webcast Series on ‘Private Cloud’: Reinvent your IT infrastructure…

As more and more organizations move to deploying services and applications in the Cloud, it is important that they have a common management experience for deployment, visibility and control in a manner that is abstracted from the underlying Cloud. From pooling computing resources, automating management, and improving scalability, provisioning, and agility – we can help… Read more

Best Practices Analyzer for Internet Information Services: Security

Best Practices Analyzer and security rules Security rules are applied to measure a role’s relative risk for exposure to threats such as unauthorized or malicious users, or loss or theft of confidential or proprietary data. Examples of conditions that can affect whether violations of security rules are found by a Best Practices Analyzer scan include… Read more

Microsoft Downloads: Public Key Infrastructure at Microsoft

Microsoft IT installed a public key infrastructure to implement a security-enhanced communications and remote authentication infrastructure. This enabled the use of S/MIME signatures and encryption, helped secure Web connections by using Secure Sockets Layer or Transport Layer Security, helped ensure the confidentiality of stored data by using Encrypting File System, helped ensure the confidentiality and… Read more

How to create & test Diagnostics & Recovery Toolkit (DaRT 7) Recovery Image–Part I

In the recently concluded 12th Edition of Virtual TechDays Event, I presented DaRT 7 to the audience. In this post I will show how to create DaRT Recovery Image. For this recovery you will need Windows 7 DVD & DaRT Tools to be installed on your machine with specific platform (x86/x64) First question would be… Read more

My first few articles in the Think Digit DevWorks on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Features & Windows XP to 7 Migration…

Hello IT Professionals, After long time I decided to write some technical articles for the Non-Microsoft sites. Often we write/discuss a lot in the Microsoft hosted forums. Now that I have got an opportunity to write technical articles, I decided to start covering Windows Server Technologies along with best of Windows 7 Client Platform. The… Read more