Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Releases to Manufacturing

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Curtis Lee, Director, Server and Cloud Marketing] “Microsoft provides that forward thinking that I use in my company every day with our client design solutions.” –Stan Bovetz, President of Frost Engineering Service Co N.W Hello everyone, It’s customer feedback like that from Stan Bovetz that keeps the SBS… Read more

Microsoft and HP present a Windows Small Business Server 2011 webcast on December 9th

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Michael Leworthy from Windows Server Marketing] As we move closer to the launch of the Windows Small Business Server 2011 family, Hewlett Packard  and Microsoft want to provide you an opportunity to hear more about this product, how customers are using it, and how together with HP you… Read more

The SBS 2008 Migration Preparation Tool (Source Tool) keeps reporting that the server is in Journal Wrap error

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support ] As you might already know, the Migration Preparation Tool (Source Tool) was updated when SBS 2008 with Service Pack 2 was released. If your SBS 2008 media includes service pack 2, make sure you are using the correct version of the… Read more

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials – Update

When we first started designing Windows SBS 2011 Essentials (formally SBS Code Name “Aurora”), one of our initial focuses was to provide effortless support for multiple internal and external hard drives. Drive Extender provided the ability to take the small hard drives many small businesses may have acquired, and pool them together in a simple… Read more

Announcing Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Michael Leworthy from Windows Server Marketing] Building on the Windows Small Business Server 2011 announcements and adding to that exciting momentum – today on the Storage Server blog, Microsoft announced a new edition targeted at small business, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. Windows Storage Server 2008 R2… Read more

Case in the corner series: The crashing Add User Wizard

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Damian Leibaschoff from Commercial Technical Support ] The symptoms for this case were that after a few seconds of launching the Add User Wizard, the wizard would crash, without any user input. When we face a user mode crash like this we usually try to get our hands… Read more

Announcing Windows Small Business Server 2011

Since we announced the availability of the beta version of Windows Small Business Server Code name “Aurora” and Windows Small Business Server “7”, both products have been downloaded more than 9000 times through both our partner and customer community. Today as we move forward with these new releases, Microsoft is announcing the final names, licensing… Read more

Announcing Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Beta

Hi, I’m Dean Paron, Product Unit Manager for Windows MultiPoint Server and today I’m excited to announce the availability of the Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Beta. Back in February of 2010, we launched a new product, called Windows MultiPoint Server 2010, which is designed primarily for the education market to help schools increase computing access… Read more

Companyweb and SharePoint Central Admin not accessible after installing KB2345304

If you have found that you are unable to browse either Companyweb or Sharepoint Central Administration after applying KB 2345304 (MS10-072: Description of the security update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: October 12, 2010), then refer to the following blogpost for more information and steps on how to fix the issue: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/06/18/companyweb-and-sharepoint-central-admin-not-accessible-after-installing-kb983444.aspx… Read more

Folder Redirection in Small Business Server 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan from Commercial Technical Support] Folder redirection is used to centrally store a user’s documents in a network location that would otherwise be located only on their individual client machine. In SBS environments, administrators use folder redirection as a convenient method to store this information on the… Read more