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How to Check for Missing Updates in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Microsoft has updated the Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) to version 2.3, allowing IT administrators to scan networks for missing patches on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1. While you can check for missing security updates on individual servers ...
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Delivering Windows Store Apps without the Windows Store Video 2:55

Ken Hilker, Product Manager of Installation Solutions at Flexera Software, discusses scenarios where software producers may need to deliver Windows Store applications to enterprise customers without using the Windows Store. Ken explains how using traditio ...
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Windows 8.1 vs. OS X Mavericks: Free Upgrade Showdown

Microsoft's Windows 8.1 and Apple's OS X Mavericks both have grabbed market share quickly, according to Net Applications, but that doesn't mean they're on equal ground.

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Easily Change Windows 8.1 Edition Without Reinstalling

Like previous Microsoft Windows versions, Windows 8.1 has several editions: Windows 8.1 RT (form ARM-based devices), Windows 8.1 (called just "8.1"), Windows 8.1 Pro, and Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Each edition of Windows has several enhancements when compar ...
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PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Verify Windows Search Settings

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 4.0 in Windows 8.1 to verify Windows Search settings.

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What’s New for Group Policy in Windows 8.1

I have to admit. It’s hard, as a ten-year Group Policy MVP, to write “what’s new” articles around GP these days. The hard truth is that Microsoft has underinvested in this technology for years. That said, with the release of Windows 8.1 (and Server 2012-R ...
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BTDR - Can't Find The Windows 8.1 Update? - YouTube 6:45

BJ's Tech Daily Report - Earlier today, Microsoft released Windows 8.1, the successor to its controversial Windows 8 operating system. Many folks appear to be having issues updating.

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Activate converted Windows XP VM

Issue: After visualizing a physical Windows XP machine, Windows requires activation.

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Disabling/Hiding/Restricting "Administrative Tools" from Start Menu for non-admin domain users

A quick trick: is to restrict access to non-admin users to below path that way they don’t get it working. 

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Mount a VHD or ISO file in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8

Windows 8 and Server 2012 are the first versions of Windows where it’s possible to natively mount an .iso file, i.e. without needing to download any third-partysoftware. ISO files are used to distribute images that can be burned to removable media. It’s c ...
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When and what to expect for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 in ConfigMgr products

There’s always been a bit of a delay in providing new platform support in Configuration Manager. But, thanks to the new chunky release schedule (all products released at once), Microsoft is promising the updates to come much quicker. Much of the support w ...
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Rufus takes 7 minutes to create a UEFI bootable USB 3.0 flash drive for Windows 8.1 installation

Using an 8GB USB 3.0 Transcend drive, which is a moderate performer, the super speedy Rufus took just 7 minutes and 4 seconds to complete the job. You’ll see from the simple UI screenshot below that using this tool is rather straight forward. For r ...
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VMware Workstation 10 runs Windows 8.1 just fine, here’s how to make it VM-friendly Video 15:31

Today, Microsoft pleasantly surprised the world by getting Windows 8.1 out to current MSDN and TechNet subscribers, early than expected. Excellent, I’m ready, with VMware ESXi 5.5 (likely the GA code) already running in my home lab. Of course, I just had ...
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New Security Features in Windows 8.1

With the end of support for Windows XP fast approaching (April 8, 2013), it’s time to consider migrating to a modern desktop operating system like Windows 8. As I outlined in my previous post here on the Petri IT Knowledgebase, there are some compelling s ...
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Case of the Unexplained 2013: Windows Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich Sysinternals tools - YouTube 79:56

Come hear Mark Russinovich, the master of Windows troubleshooting, walk you step-by-step through how he has solved seemingly unsolvable system and application problems on Windows. With all new real case studies, Mark shows how to apply the Microsoft Debug ...
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How to Bypass the Start Screen in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2

The Modern UI interface (previously Metro) in Windows 8 and the new Start screen have been quite controversial, and the inclusion of the same interface in Windows Server 2012 comes as no surprise, because Windows client and server releases share the same ...
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VMs From Logical Volumes – Turning Logical into Physical

I’ve had a few requests to explain how we can create a Windows VM from an image of a logical volume, as opposed to an image of a physical disk.  While I don’t think that it’ done frequently, there are instances when an examiner must image the Windows ...
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