How does Last Known Good work?

There are a few places (including Windows Internals) which loosely describe the “Last Known Good” feature of Windows, but as I wasn’t familiar with the specifics I decided to dig into it a bit with a Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 virtual machine in my lab environment. Here is what I found, not relying on source…

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Internet Printing Protocol (IPP), Legacy Windows & 64-bit Windows Server

The Internet Printing role service in Windows Server 2008R2 is under the Print and Document Services role, and has a requirement of the IIS service (with ASP) to function. What it provides is a method to install "web printer connections" on client machines via HTTP, including pacakging the print driver and downloading it from the…


Post-SP1 hotfixes recommended for W2K8R2 Hyper-V hosts

Here is a quick round-up of post-SP1 hotfixes that it is good to know about, if you are running Hyper-V – I have summarized the file(s) updated and their version details for quick reference so you can see if they are applicable for you.   KB2263829 The network connection of a running Hyper-V virtual machine…

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