Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Microsoft Platform: Detailed walkthrough on Remote Control (Shadowing)...

Credit goes to Freek Berson

The Microsoft Platform: Detailed walkthrough on Remote Control (Shadowing)...: As you probably know the ability to Remote Control a user in RDS (shadowing) was removed from Windows Server 2012. Freek in this Blog post talks about how to use this in Windows 2012 R2

Thursday, September 3, 2015

If you ever wanted to know how the world is connected!! Click on the link below and be amazed!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Microsoft Platform: Microsoft Edge in Windows Server 2016 (Technical p...

I have been using Edge on Windows 10 for close to a month and have to say it is way quicker than Firefox and  catching up to Chrome, I do not usually see a need for using browsers on servers unless an update from Microsoft needs to be read an applied urgently, I have seen network administrators in the past carry out research on a problem using browsers to log on to the internet on the servers itself, I believe that the practice is a security disaster waiting to happen. I have not gone in to the technical depths of Edge but I believe it is a much more secure browser than previous incarnations.

Note to self; use client machines to research on the internet :-).

The Microsoft Platform: Microsoft Edge in Windows Server 2016 (Technical p...: As you might have heard, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is out and available in both Windows Azure IaaS, as well as in MSDN. One ...

Monday, August 3, 2015

Ola folks, it has been a long time since I wrote here and I have been promising you a change in the focus of this blog, well my first post for the change begins with a change of heart at Microsoft. From going app heavy on windows 8 and 8.1 they have realised one thing, they do the desktops / laptops way better than anything in the market (sorry Apple fans) and with the release of Windows 10 to folks the world over (see previous post),  Microsoft, I believe has found a winner on its hands. There are many new features which I would be discussing on this blog and as I get hold of Enterprise copies to test them I will do some demonstrations as well, till then All hail Windows 10!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Good news, Bad News, BIG News!

BIG news from Microsoft is that Windows 10 will be available for free for users of genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. So if you have not switched to Windows 8.1 and still stuck on XP, go ahead upgrade now!!!! For more on this story check it out at Windows 10 Free!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Desktop Upgrades

No matter how much technology goes forward with nano this and macro that, there is always that good old beast who everybody loves that big guy who might look out of place in today's world, but, still eats data for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Had an awesome time upgrading this one to 4 gigabytes of ram, well the customer swears by Xp and although without the registry hack can only use 3 gigs, still leaving some room for future doesn't hurt. Also added two Sata 3 500 Gigabytes hard disks and this baby will purr sorry roar!!!