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Automatically login to Windows Server 2008 R2 when started

November 10, 2012


When I enabled RDP access on Windows Server 2008 R2, I found it annoying to login every time when Window is started up. The solution below helped me to bypass the step of entering my password every time when I turn on my server. 1. In the Start menu click “Run” and enter “control userpasswords2”. […]

Enable Hyper-V and create a virtual machine in Windows Server 2008 R2

September 2, 2011


Recently I want to try the new Windows Home Server 2011, but I don’t want to re-format my entire harddisk, therefore I have to give a try on the virtualization technology provided in Windows Server 2008 R2. Daniel Petri has written two articles (Preparation and Installation) explaining how to install and enable Hyper-V for Windows […]

Make SkyDrive a Windows local drive

September 1, 2011


SkyDrive is among the best online storage service, and it provides 25GB space with the following limitations: File size must be smaller than 100M, and Directory structure can’t be over 9 levels deep. It is ideal for backup purpose and the above limitations can be compromised by using 7-Zip or WinRAR to chunk big files […]

File-level backup in Windows Server 2008 R2 by using robocopy command

January 1, 2011


Microsoft has added better support for both block-level backup and file-level backup in Windows Server 2008 R2 comparing to its predecessor Windows Server 2008. The new features including: Better support for file level backup: you can now choose folders and files to be included or excluded without backup the whole partition which makes the backup […]

Configure remote desktop service for Windows Server 2008 R2

November 28, 2010


In this article I will try to explain how to configure remote desktop service for Windows Server 2008 R2 in order to get both Aero and audio redirection at client side. Please follow the steps below: 1. Make sure that you have set password for Administrator user, otherwise login as Administrator and change password at […]


November 21, 2010



Change LaunchCondition of an MSI package

November 4, 2010


If you have a MSI installation package which prevents you from installing the software on a particular operating system, you should continue reading this article. As an example, many personal software such as Nero 10 Multimedia Suite do not allow you to install them on Windows server operating systems which is in my opinion ridiculous. […]