Erik Moreau

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MVA: What’s New in System Center 2012 R2 Jump Start

Join us a full day Jump Start where you will learn what is new with System Center 2012 R2. Are you ready to discover the new capabilities in infrastructure provisioning and monitoring, automation and self-service, IT service management and application monitoring? Get ready for Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist Symon Perriman and several presenters as they go …

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Windows Server 2012 R2

New in Hyper-v 2012 R2: VM Replication to 3rd location VM Replication with 30s increments Faster live migration thanks to compression of SMB Direct Online vm export / cloning Online VHDX resizing Server 2012 R2 improvements: Automated Tiering ( store frequent accessed files on SSD and archives on standard HD) … source: http://www.cio.com/article/734509/Windows_Server_2012_R2_Bulks_Up_on_Storage_and_Networking

“Windows Blue” will be called Windows 8.1 and will be a free update

Windows Codename ‘Blue’ to be called Windows 8.1 will be a free update through the windows store. Release date is set for the end of the year, public preview will be available in June 26th. source: http://blogs.windows.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2013/05/14/windows-keeps-getting-better.aspx

Microsoft releases KB2839011 to address Windows 7’s infinite reboot bug caused by KB2823324 update

During April 2013 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an update for Windows 7 (KB2823324) which was a security update for the Windows 7 file system kernel-mode driver. Unfortunately for some users, this update has resulted in an infinite reboot loop. Microsoft is aware of this issue and has issued a formal statement. “We’ve determined that the …

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Windows 8: What IT Pros Should Know

Learn about apps, virtualization, deployment, advancements in security, managing devices, and more in this virtual roundtable featuring deployment experts from the IT community, IT pros who have been through the Windows 8 deployment process, and members of the Windows product team. Topics covered by the panel also include end user p… More Learn about apps, …

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New Microsoft Virtual Academy Course: Windows Server 2012 Essentials

https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/tracks/Windows-Server-2012-Essentials

.Net Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 Fails to Download

This occurs when your 8 / 2012 is behind a WSUS, to fix this you need to set an extra policy. Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/Specify settings for optional component installation and component repair This can be set to either bypass the wsus for there components or to use a local share to retrieve them. (In Windows …

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Infected PC? use Defender Offline!

This tool will let you create a bootable USB-stick/CD/ISO to boot your infected pc and do an offline scan for malware http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline

Display / Export Wlan Profiles in Windows 7/8

To display all wireless profiles on your windows start a dos-prompt an type the following command: netsh wlan show profile To export/backup all profiles: create a backup folder md c:profiles netsh wlan export profile folder=c:profiles (This will export all profiles in separate .xml files) To export specific profiles add name=”profilename” netsh wlan export profile name=”profilename” …

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Windows 8 Shutdown / Turn Off

By default shutting down windows 8 will log you off and partially hibernate your os to make faster start-ups possible, on some systems this will cause the standby light to stay turned on when the system is down. To completely turn off your pc instead, the easiest way is: on the keyboard type windows + I …

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