Manage Windows 7 BranchCache Settings from a Command Line

Using peer-to-peer networking across LANs, BranchCache can reduce traffic across the WAN. BranchCache clients can be managed using either Group Policy or the Netsh command-line tool. Here is a look at how you can configure BranchCache using Netsh. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Use Group Policy to Configure BranchCache on Windows 7 Clients

BranchCache uses peer-to-peer networking across LANs to reduce file sharing and HTTP traffic across the WAN. When you enable BranchCache, client computers running Windows 7 keep a local cached copy of data that they copy from a file or Web server running Windows Server 2008 R2. If another computer running Windows 7 on the same…

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Free Tools for Managing Windows Server 2008 from Windows 7

Download and install a free set of tools that let you remotely manage Windows Server from a Windows 7 system. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Free Resources and Tools to Plan and Deploy Windows 7

Ready to roll out Windows 7 in your organization? Here are some essential tools and resources to help you plan, customize, and streamline Windows 7 deployments. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Disable Aero Snap (and Switch Among Open Windows More Quickly)

Windows 7 automatically snaps a window to a certain size and position when you drag its title bar across the desktop, but this feature can be disabled.  Here’s how to disable Aero Snap. (And discover another option that changes how open windows become active when the mouse hovers over them.) Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips•…

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Understand (and Get Rid of) the Mysterious Small Partition on Windows 7

You may have noticed that a small System Reserved partirtion is created when you install Windows 7. Here’s a look at what it’s for and a workaround to get rid of it. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Windows 7: Understand and Manage the RACAgent Scheduled Task

RACAgent is a hidden task that is automatically configured when you install Windows 7. Find out what RACAgent does, how to manage it, and how you can disable it. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Remote Active Directory Administration with Windows PowerShell

Get an overview of how to start administering Active Directory from a remote system using Windows PowerShell and Active Directory Administrative Center. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Create a New Partition on a Windows 7 Hard Disk

After you’ve used the Windows 7 Disk Management tool to shrink a volume. Here’s an easy way to use the free space to create a new partition on your disk. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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Easily Shrink a Volume on a Windows 7 Disk

 The Windows 7 Disk Management tool provides a simple interface for managing partitions and volumes. Here’s an easy way to shrink a volume to free up space so you can create a new partition on your disk. Follow our daily tips:• facebook.com/TechNetTips• twitter.com/TechNetTips• blogs.technet.com/tnmag

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