Installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

There might be requirements of installing .Net Framework 3.5 in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, and you will most likely run into problems while installing it. If you are trying to install .NET Framework 3.5 from the Server Manager GUI, you will see this when installing the feature: “Do you want to specify an […]

Microsoft Antimalware for Azure services available for free

The solution is built on the same antimalware platform as Microsoft Security Essentials [MSE], MicrosoftForefront Endpoint Protection, Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender for Windows 8.0 and higher. Microsoft Antimalware for Azure is a single-agent solution for applications and tenant environments, designed to run in the background without human intervention. You can deploy […]

IE 11 Out now for Windows 7

IE 11 for windows 7 is out now, it’s available for download. The tagline for IE 11 in Microsoft website is Fast and fluid for Windows 7 IE 11 System requirements A Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 PC/ Windows 7 Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with support for PAE, NX, and SSE2 RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) Hard disk space: 16 […]

Installing Oracle Virtual Box in Windows 8

I have installed Oracle Virtual Box in Windows 8 and it worked pretty Cool, and now I can create and experiment on all flavor of OS. And here are a few installation screenshots for Oracle Virtual Box version 4.3.0. This is the latest version available for download from Oracle Website, and here’s the link if […]

VMware Workstation 10 now supports Windows 8.1

With the release of Windows 8.1, VMware has added support of Windows8.1 to Vmware workstation 10. The Unity mode has been enhanced to seamlessly work with Windows 8.1 UI changes.Workstation 10 can now convert a Windows 8.1 physical PC to a virtual machine.   VMware Workstation 10 features Support for 16 vCPUs, 8 TB SATA disks […]

Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 are now available online and in the Windows Store.

The final versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows RT8.1 are available online and in windows store for download. Windows 8.1 preview is no longer available for download. You must install the final version of Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1 before January 2014 when the license the preview will expire. If you’ve been using the preview, you should update to the final edition […]

How to Set MaxPageSize in Active Directory

Certain LDAP clients can only receive the first 1,000 results when they make an LDAP query to Active Directory, when more results exist that satisfy the query scope.  If there are 1,200 results to be returned, the client will receive the “Size Limit Exceeded” error when the paging control is not used. Microsoft lists MaxPageSize […]

How to edit the password policy on Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 2012

It’s not possible directly to edit the password policies in AD setup both in Windows 2008 and 2012 environment. Before doing the changes have a look into the current settings, and backup if necessary. To check the currents settings, type ‘gpedit.msc’ in command prompt and then navigate to  ‘Computer SettingsWindows SettingsSecurity SettingsAccount PoliciesPassword Policy’ section. Most […]

Microsoft releases emergency update to patch Internet Explorer bug

Microsoft has released an emergency update to patch a security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is being exploited in attacks aimed at government contractors and other targeted organizations. The patch fixes a “use after free” bug in versions 6, 7, and 8 of the Microsoft browser and will be automatically installed on affected machines that […]

Windows Server 2012 Overview

With Windows Server 2012, Microsoft delivers a server platform built on our experience of building and operating many of the world’s largest cloud-based services and datacenter. Whether you are setting-up a single server for your small business or architecting a major new datacenter environment, Windows Server 2012 will help you cloud-optimize your IT so you can […]