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Posted by | August 3, 2015
Turn off Automatic Updates on Windows 10 Professional

Call me weird, but when I create and maintain virtual machines for demonstration and training, I like to be in control of if/when Windows updates are installed. This is fit...

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Posted by | July 3, 2012
TFS #loc.MinimumNetFXVersion and Windows 2012 0x0000005D

A tale of two error in the path to RC install. I wanted to install the RC of TFS2012 to do some upgrade proving. To  keep up to date the...

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Posted by | December 29, 2008
Using 64-bit Windows Server 2008 as a Workstation OS, Part 3

This article lists the steps I used to setup Windows Server 2008 (WS2008) Standard Edition as a workstation operating system on two different laptops. First, if you plan to use...

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Posted by | December 27, 2008
Using 64-bit Windows Server 2008 as a Workstation OS, Part 2

Way back in July I wrote a blog post explaining why I switched from Windows Vista to Windows Server 2008 (WS2008) as the primary OS for my laptop. Well I’ve...

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Posted by | December 22, 2008
Virtual Networking in Hyper-V

Getting a virtual machine connected to the outside world in Hyper-V is a non-intuitive process. I had to bumble around with it a bit before finding the secret combination that...

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Posted by | July 14, 2008
Using 64-bit Windows Server 2008 as a Workstation OS, Part 1

I just replaced Windows Vista Ultimate x64 on my laptop with the 64 bit version of Windows Server 2008. What prompted the change? Well, I was hoping to improve the...

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Posted by | April 26, 2008
Problem downloading from Sharepoint to Vista

I recently ran into a problem with our new Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 instance running on Windows Server 2008. I'm running Windows Vista x64 on my laptop, which has...

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Posted by | April 19, 2008
Can''t print locally when using remote desktop to my server

This is a very popular question on various forums, but none of them exactly answered the problem for my situation, so I wanted to share my approach. Scenario Windows Server...

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Posted by | January 2, 2007
My Vista, My Office!

What a better place to run Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 than at the 50 yard line of the Boise State University Broncos. If you haven't heard, we...

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Posted by | December 17, 2006
Ready for Launch?

Mark your calendars! Microsoft's Boise launch of Windows Vista, Office 2007, and Exchange 2007 will be on January 30. The event is broken-down into two, half-day events, one for develpers and one...

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