Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 – Disk Protection

Today’s post comes from Ratnesh Yadav from the Windows MultiPoint Server team. (Updated March 8th, 2013 with additional instructions for using alternate disk partitions at the end) Windows MultiPoint Server (WMS) 2012 has a very cool new feature called Disk Protection.  This feature allows an administrator to protect the system volume (that’s the drive where Windows…


Windows MultiPoint Server creating digital opportunities in developing countries

One of the most rewarding parts of being on the Multipoint Server / Remote Desktop team is seeing the products we build bring access to technology to those most in need. This often involves partnering with Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work in the most challenging environments in the world. In the linked post below Anthony Salcito, our Vice President…


Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 released to manufacturing, available for evaluation today!

Hi everyone, James Duffus here with some more big news from the MultiPoint Server team. Today, we’re excited to announce that Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 is released and an Evaluation version is available for download here. Note that you can start your deployment with the Evaluation version and then convert it to perpetual product with…


Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 Beta is live!

Hi everyone, James Duffus here with some big news from the MultiPoint Server team. Today, we’re excited to announce that the Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 Beta is live and available for download at our Connect site. In February of 2010 and in March of 2011, we released the first two versions of MultiPoint Server with…


MultiPoint Server at TechED 2012

Hey everyone, It’s been a busy time on the MultiPoint Server team, but we’re excited to be at Microsoft’s TechED North America conference in Orlando this week! The conference kicked off with STB President Satya Nadella’s keynote speech this morning and runs through Thursday. David and Clark from the WMS team are there at the…

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Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 – Common Questions and Answers Part 4 (Virtualization)

Hey folks, since we posted the “MultiPoint and Hyper-V” blog post last month, we’ve gotten some follow-up questions specific to virtualization which are answered here: Q:  Can I use Windows MultiPoint Server as a Hyper-V host?  How is it different than using Windows Server Standard as a Hyper-V host? A: Yes, you can run Windows…


How to Install Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

Hey everyone, Livi here again! I bring you a much-anticipated video on how to install Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. We get a lot of questions about different parts of the installation process, so we’ve made a short video as a step-by-step walkthrough on what to do when you’re installing for the first time. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_piIGct1Iw] Enjoy!

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