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VMGuest.iso for older Windows OSes in Win10/2016

If you’re playing around with older OSes in the latest versions of Hyper-V, you’re missing one thing, the Integration Components (IC).

With Win10/Server2016 they no longer include this ISO as the current “supported” OSes all get their IC viaWindows Update. 105 more words


Windows 2012 R2 C:\Program Files (x86)\PHP\v5.6\php-cgi.exe – The FastCGI process exited unexpectedly whilst running PHP on IIS 8.0

This problem has been talked about extensively around the forums, but no one is being clear on how to fix it. The issue first appeared after installing new Windows 2012 R2 Release.   117 more words


Troubleshooting IIS after removing WSUS Role on a Windows 2012 Server

Several months ago, for one of my customers, I needed to remove the WSUS role from a server where AD and Exchange role were also configured (Windows 2012 + Exchange 2013).  453 more words


DFS - Deleting Orphaned DFS Share

Often stuck with an orphaned shared folder?

I did, many times. Moreover when I go ahead and try to delete it, I am hit with an error message saying “The share must be removed from the distributed file system before it can be deleted” 102 more words

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Converting Windows 2012 GUI Mode to Core and Vice Versa.

Microsoft released  Gui and Core Modes from Windows Server 2008, how ever there was no option to convert Core Operating System to GUI and Vice Versa. 229 more words

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Windows 2012 - RDP password change even when NLA is enabled

If NLA is enabled on 2012 and your password expires you will be unable to login

To be able to reset your password add the following to default.rdp in your user profile\documents folder… 62 more words


The DNS management console fails to update or gets "stuck"

Another quick tip here.  I recently had a DNS (Domain Name System) console that was failing to update.  I knew that DNS was functioning properly and that all the records were there.  80 more words

Windows 2012 R2