Server hangs, are you hitting the power button to recover? Don’t do it.

As an IT administrator, have you had your server hang?  The mouse might move, but the keyboard doesn’t work? Or you might be at a blue background, or black screen? You might be able to press the Caps Locks key and NumLocks key where they light up but that is about it? You might be…

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Bootvis on Windows XP…

Bootvis on Windows XP, a lot of folks are wondering why the tool was removed from the Microsoft site. It has been replaced with a much more robust tool called XbootMgr (X Boot Manager) which is a part of the “Windows Performance Toolkit”. You could find information about the different XbootMgr/XPerf versions here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/yongrhee/archive/2009/09/08/xperf-versions.aspx  …

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List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post SP2 for Windows Server 2008 SP2.

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) Service Pack 2] Windows Server 2008 SP2 [Windows Server 2008 (R1) SP2] W2K8 Service Pack 2 [W2K8 (R1) Service Pack 2 ] W2K8 SP2 [W2K8 (R1) SP2] Note: You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. List of Performance…

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List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post RTM for Windows Server 2008 R2.

  Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 Release To Manufacturing [Service Pack 0, No Service Pack] W2K8 R2 Release To Manufacturing Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM W2K8 R2 RTM List of Performance Monitor related hotfixes post RTM for Windows Server 2008 R2 as of October 21st, 2011: 2581359 The PdhEnumObjects function used together with the…

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List of Offline Files (CSC) related hotfixes for post RTM for Windows 7.

Applies to: Windows 7 Release To Manufacturing [Service Pack 0, No Service Pack] Windows 7 RTM [Service Pack 0, No Service Pack] Win7 Release To Manufacturing [Service Pack 0, No Service Pack] Win7 RTM [Service Pack 0, No Service Pack] Note:  You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. List of…

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List of Offline Files (CSC) related hotfixes for post Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 SP1.

Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Windows 7 SP1 Win7 Service Pack 1 Win7 SP1 Note:  You should check http://support.microsoft.com for the latest version of the different files. Note 2:  These are not available in Windows Update. Note 3:  You can download them without entering your e-mail address and captcha if you are a…

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List of DFS related hotfixes post Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2003.

Applies to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 SP2 W2K3 Service Pack 2 W2K3 SP2 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 R2 Windows Server 2003 SP2 R2 W2K3 Service Pack 2 R2 W2K3 SP2 R2 For the latest versions of the hotfixes search http://support.microsoft.com/ Note 1: Regular support of Windows Server 2003…

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List of DFS related hotfixes post RTM for Windows Server 2008 R2.

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM [Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 0, Windows Server 2008 R2 No Service Pack] An official KB article with a similar list is available at: 968429 List of currently available hotfixes for Distributed File System (DFS) technologies in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/?id=968429…

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