Year 2008

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – the better together features

There are quite a few new features in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that can only be used if both operating systems work together. Microsoft markets these features as better-together-features. They did something similar with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. However, this campaign just listed features that both operating systems have in […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, December 8, 2008 - 12 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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Hyper-V in Vista SP2 and other confusions about Service Pack 2

If you’ve read your RSS feeds yesterday, you probably noticed that Vista SP2 Beta is now available for Technet Plus and MSN subscribers. Quite a few news sites mentioned that Hyper-V is included in Service Pack 2 for Vista. Some sites corrected this mistake today. Of course, Hyper-V RTM is only included in SP2 for […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Thu, December 4, 2008 - 5 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Windows Server 2008 R2 new features – the complete list – Part 4: Administration

With Windows Server 2008, Microsoft introduced the most important changes regarding administration. The role model and the new Server Manager were the main changes. Also in Windows Server 2008, R2 componentization is a bit more fine-grained and Server Manager supports remote administration. Other highlights are the new power management features, the PowerShell support for Server […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Wed, December 3, 2008 - 0 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

How to cancel a print job that hangs under Windows Vista and XP

Have you ever had a local print job hang and were not able to cancel it in the print job queue? I have experienced this problem several times recently. It is quite annoying because usually one can’t print as long as the erroneous job is in the queue. I am guessing that your helpdesk often […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Tue, December 2, 2008 - 20 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

Microsoft DPM 2007 SP1 new features

Some days ago, the IT forum published a presentation from Jason Buffington, Senior Technical Product Manager for storage solutions at Microsoft, about the new features of Data Protection Manager 2007 Service Pack 1. The video also introduces DPM 2007 and the recently released Feature Pack. The most interesting part is certainly about the enhancement that […]

Michael PietroforteMVP By Michael Pietroforte - Mon, December 1, 2008 - 3 comments google+ icon

Michael Pietroforte is the founder and editor of 4sysops. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with more than 30 years of experience in system administration.

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