Windows Server 2012 is the best Windows Server system ever released… Yada yada yeepee teepee hey! Nevertheless, things have changed ; quite a few. And here’s a summary of what I keep in mind regarding Edition and Licensing.
I had to install an HP HDX18 laptop for a friend. It ships with Vista and two internal disks. The challenge was to get rid of Vista, install Windows 7 on it, keep system and programs on the first disk and user’s documents on the other disk.
I found a really nice tutorial on some Win7 forum that explains how to do it. This will just sums up the directions to achieve it but one really should read the whole document.
On my netbooks, I have to install (too often) Windows 7 from the USB port. I usually use the “Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool” but today it just didn’t want to build the USB stick properly.
Here’s the manual way to prepare a USB stick that allows installing Windows 7. The directions worked from a Windows 7 virtual machine running on my Mac.
Last time, I had a look at storing stuff on Nexenta using VMware ESXi and iSCSI. This time, I’m gonna try the same thing but Windows Server 2008 as the iSCSI client, aka initiator. Should this matter, the Windows Server is 2008R2 SP1, 64-bit, Standard Edition.
This article will present three ways of backing up the e-mails stored with Thunderbird. This could be needed for safety or to recover from a computer outage.
The examples will use Thunderbird 3 on Windows XP. But this should apply to any Thunderbird version. The files location may vary according to the OS you’re running.