Microsoft News – 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quite bit of stuff to read since my last aggregation post on the 3rd. Windows Server Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell: For when you get the error “Unable to connect to the server using Windows PowerShell Remoting”. Hyper-V KB3031598: Hyper-V host crashes and has errors when [...]

Microsoft News Summary-28 May 2014

May 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s been a slow few days for news. Here’s what popped up overnight. Deploy a Windows 8.1 Image Using MDT 2013: This topic will show you how to take your reference image for Windows 8.1, and deploy that image to your environment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and MDT 2013 [...]

Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit To Deploy Servers

October 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’ve started using MDT 2013 Preview to deploy the physical servers and template VMs in the lab at work.  I’ve never really used this free imaging + task sequence solution for anything other than desktop OSs so this was a first for me. Note: In a larger environment, you should use System [...]

Windows 8 Deployment Resources

March 11, 2013 // 3 Comments

These resources apply to Windows 8 but you could also use them in a Windows Server 2012 deployment or cloud. Windows XP Support ends on 8th April 2014 AND THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIONS no matter what the penguin-hugging activation-fearing “genius” you know at the bar says.  This means no [...]

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Download

April 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has released the new 2012 download for the free task sequence based imaging solution for deploying Windows (and it integrates into System Center 2012 Configuration Manager). Deploy Windows 7, Office 2010 and 365, and Windows Server 2008 R2 with the newly released Microsoft Deployment [...]

Mastering Windows 7 Deployment is Published

February 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’ve just recived an email from Sybex to say that the third book that I’ve been involved with, Mastering Windows 7 Deployment, has just started shipping from their warehouse(s).  Right now, is still on preorder but that will likely change in the coming hours or days.  The [...]

Sample Chapter: Mastering Windows 7 Deployment

February 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last year was pretty busy.  Not only did I write Mastering Hyper-V Deployment (with MVP Patrick Lownds helping), but that project was sandwiched by me writing a number of chapters for Mastering Windows 7 Deployment.  That Windows 7 book is due out somethime this month. If you browse onto the [...]

P2V Migration for Software Assurance

November 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

This new solution is available for download now. Microsoft P2V Migration for Software Assurance automates the delivery of an updated and personalized Windows 7 operating system while backing up and converting the legacy Windows XP or newer desktop and its applications for seamless use within [...]
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