Exodus

My time at Microsoft has now come to an end, and I start my new job next month – meaning that this TechNet blog will become a read-only resource with no further updates possible (I am not sure about approving comments). I have set up a new blog and the following URL under my personal…

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RDP8 + Ribbons + RemoteApp = Known Issue

If you have Windows 7 SP1 and install the Remote Desktop Protocol 8.0 update (KB2592687) then you may find you encounter an issue with “ribbon” applications running as RemoteApps.   The scenario is this: A user on a Windows 7 SP1 + KB25292687 launches Wordpad as a RemoteApp on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1…

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SQL Server 2012 may fail to install on Windows Server 2012 under VMWare

I was recently asked if I knew of any reason for SQL Server failing to install if the one of the folders was set to a volume other than C: – the installation logs and Process Monitor traces pointed to “access denied” but it was not clear why this should be failing. It turns out…

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