Tag Archive: Microsoft Windows

Mar 27

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker

Resolved: How to recover an accidentally deleted volume (partition) in a Virtual Disk protected by BitLocker I am going to have to start with a confession, “Resolved” might be a bit of a stretch. For starters, the best case scenario looks like recovering the information but you’ll need a temporary place where to store it, …

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Mar 01

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012

How to: “Change product key” in Windows 8 or in Windows Server 2012 I’ve learned over the years to not activate a Windows product until I am confident it is stable. I say that because I used to activate Windows right after installation and either because of third party update, malfunctioning hardware, etc. I had …

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Feb 17

How to: Enable Shadow Copy or Previous Version in Windows 2012 R2?

How to: Enable Shadow Copy or Previous Version in Windows 2012 R2? I recently had a bit of an issue with a program. It uses an access database and one of the employees modified it but we needed to revert the changes. Seemed simple enough, just reach out to pick a previous version from the …

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Oct 26

How to: Change your activation product key in Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server and MultiPoint Server 2012

How to: Change your activation product key in Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server and MultiPoint Server 2012 When you try to activate your Windows 8, Windows 2012 Server or MultiPoint Server 2012 sometimes you have a pre-set key (trial, etc.) which won’t let you activate your windows installation. There are other scenarios where you might …

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Mar 02

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version

How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office 2013 version Here you can find the Office 2016 version/instructions: How to: Install Office 365 ProPlus / Business on a RDS Server (Terminal Server / MultiPoint Server) using Shared Computer Activation – Office …

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Mar 02

How to: Create a Self-Signed SAN Certificate on PowerShell

How to: Create a Self-Signed SAN Certificate on PowerShell In the past I have wrote about creating self signed certificates on different architectures as well as creating SAN (Subject Alternative Name) Certificates. The main twist is always how to create SAN certificates as the need for them seems to be on the rise. In case you …

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Nov 19

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM) As most of you know, a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine is generally reserved for Windows 2012 or 64 bit versions of Windows 8 as the New virtual Machine Wizard specifies: Generation 2 This virtual machine generation provides support for features such as …

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Nov 15

How to: Create an SSH connection using Terminal on Mac OS X & save the configuration for later use / shortcut

How to: Create an SSH connection using Terminal on Mac OS X & save the configuration for later use / shortcut So now that I bought myself a new Mac I decided I would try to avoid by all means installing Windows on it. I use a lot of applications (and some games) that either …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.4.7 – High

Changes with NginX 1.4.7 Below are the list of changes from the 1.4.6 release of NginX to version 1.4.7 This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update addresses a bug fix and a security issue. Because of the security issue we rate this update of high priority. Changes with nginx 1.4.7 18 Mar …

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Mar 28

Resolved: Exchange 2013 SP1 readiness check failing with AD errors (User permissions and connectivity)

Resolved: Exchange 2013 SP1 readiness check failing with AD errors (User permissions and connectivity) Recently I’ve been having issues with our storage array for which reason I decided to deploy our Exchange Server 2013 SP1 server on the cloud instead of onPremise. As I tried to install the system I came across multiple readiness check …

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