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August 15, 2008  1:15 PM

Diskeeper Helps Customers Get Virtual with Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Virtualization



Posted by: Michael Khanin
App-V, Hyper-V, vmware, Win 2008 Core, Windows Server 2008

Diskeeper announced that its flagship Diskeeper 2008 automatic defragmenter achieved Certified for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V status from Microsoft. Diskeeper 2008 is one of the first three applications, out of 175 applications currently certified for Windows Server 2008, to earn the Hyper V designation.

August 14, 2008  7:40 PM

The Virtualization team is now on facebook



Posted by: Michael Khanin
App-V, Application Virtualization, Hyper-V, vmware

The Virtualization team will be utilizing Facebook to discuss their product and strategy with the broader community, and are inviting MVPs to participate in the conversation.

Ask to be our friend on Facebook :

http://www.new.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1341172571
http://www.new.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1346782204


August 13, 2008  1:16 PM

SecTor Conference is looking for speakers.



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Networking, Security, Securitychannel, Windows Security

SecTor 2008 is currently open to speaking proposals.  Visit http://www.sector.ca/ to learn more about the event. SecTor is all about the meat — The content that matters to Canadian IT Security Professionals today.  The key to SecTor’s success, and thus the primary objective of the Management Committee and Advisory Committee, is quality content and presentation for attendees.


August 13, 2008  2:59 AM

How to Sequence Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0



Posted by: Michael Khanin
App-V, Application Virtualization, Hyper-V, Networking, softgrid, Virtualization, vmware, Windows Server 2008

If you try to sequence Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 (I’ve tried to do this in SoftGrid 4.5 RC) you will get a error and inside error report you will find “Code: 0×0000000000000000” and a lot of other, not very usefull information about this error.

Full Story At Source, App-V.ca


August 10, 2008  1:04 AM

Join App-V.ca



Posted by: Michael Khanin
App-V, Hyper-V, softgrid, Virtualization, vmware

Last week I launched a brand new website dedicated to Virtualization Technologies and related technologies like System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Windows Server 2008 Core Installation, VMWare and Microsoft Application Virtualization, formerly known as SoftGrid Application. The website’s main-page contains news and blogposts that I collect from all over the Internet. I’m planing to implement there Download and Video sections where you will find related downloads and Videos.

This website called: App-V.ca

So if you are planning, piloting or deploying any Virtualization Technologies please join now!

Please join App-V.ca and ask to become news-poster. Contact me admin at admininfo.ca

And, PLEASE :) promote my new endeavor, App-V.ca  by spreading the word!


August 10, 2008  12:49 AM

SQL Server 2008 RTM now available on TechNet



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Microsoft Windows, SQL

Few days ago was announc about availability of SQL Server 2008 RTM as a part of TechNet subsciption downloads. These downloads are available on a worldwide basis. The related links are as follows:

Edition Language Download Location

SQL Server 2008 Developer (x86, x64, ia64)

English

MSDN Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Top Subscriber Downloads

SQL Server 2008 Enterprise (x86, x64, ia64)

English

MSDN Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Top Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Top Subscriber Downloads

SQL Server 2008 Standard (x86, x64)

English

MSDN Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Top Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Top Subscriber Downloads

SQL Server 2008 Web (x86, x64)

English

MSDN Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Top Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Top Subscriber Downloads

SQL Server 2008 Workgroup (x86, x64)

English

MSDN Subscriber Downloads

MSDN Top Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Subscriber Downloads

TechNet Top Subscriber Downloads


July 30, 2008  1:55 PM

Update for FTP Service for IIS 7.0 (KB955136)



Posted by: Michael Khanin
II7, Microsoft Windows, Windows Server 2008

This update for the Microsoft FTP Service for IIS 7.0 fixes several issues that occur when using the service.
Update for FTP Service for IIS 7.0 (KB955136) (x64)

Update for FTP Service for IIS 7.0 (KB955136) (x86)


July 30, 2008  1:54 PM

Update for WebDAV Extension for IIS 7.0 (KB955137) (x64)



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Microsoft Windows

This update for the Microsoft WebDAV Extension for IIS 7.0 fixes several issues that occur when using the extension.

Update for WebDAV Extension for IIS 7.0 (KB955137) (x64)

Update for WebDAV Extension for IIS 7.0 (KB955137) (x86)


July 30, 2008  1:45 PM

Windows Small Business Server 2008 RC1 released



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Microsoft Windows

Few days ago Microsoft released Windows Small Business Server 2008 RC1. Windows SBS 2008 is available in two editions: Standard and Premium.

Standard Edition includes the software to install the primary Small Business Server. To install Standard Edition, you will need to download:

  • SBS__RC1_DVD1_Installation.iso – Small Business Server Installation

Premium Edition includes software to install an additional Windows Server (either x86 or x64) for your domain, with the option of running SQL Server. To install Premium Edition, you will need to download:

  • SBS_RC1_DVD1_Installation.iso – Small Business Server Installation
  • SBS_RC1_DVD2_AddServerInstallationx86.iso – Additional Server Installation x86
  • SBS_RC1_DVD3_AddServerInstallationx64.iso – Additional Server Installation x64
  • SBS_RC1_SQL2008.iso – SQL Server 2008 for Small Business RC0

More information about Windows SBS 2008 editions is available here.


July 22, 2008  9:34 PM

Script for Changing the Screen Resolution in Windows Server 2008 Server Core



Posted by: Michael Khanin
Win 2008 Core, Windows Server 2008

I just finished with a script video_res.bat :). This scripts helps change the screen resolution in Windows Server 2008 Server Core. You can do this manually, but simple use Regedit, but you should know exactly what video driver is working right now in your system, my script does it for you, you just need to select the resolution and that it! Here is a content of video_res.bat:

@ECHO OFF
Rem ****************************************************************
Rem *                                                              *
Rem * Script to change display resolution in Windows 2008 Core     *
Rem *                                                              *
Rem * http://thesystemadministrator.com -  http://www.admininfo.ca *
Rem *                                                              *
Rem ****************************************************************

FOR /F “TOKENS=2 delims={}” %%a in (‘”REG QUERY HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video /s /f VolatileSettings”‘) do set VIDEOCARD=%%a

@echo Please select display resolution:

@echo 1 – 640×480
@echo 2 – 800×600
@echo 3 – 1024×768
@echo 4 – 1280×720
@echo 5 – 1280×800
@echo 6 – 1280×1024
@echo 7 – 1440×900
@echo 8 – 1600×1200

SET /P VRES=To set display resolution to 1024×768 type 1 :

IF /i %VRES%==1 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 640 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 480 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==2 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 800 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 600 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==3 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1024 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 768 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==4 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1280 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 720 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==5 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1280 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 800 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==6 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1280 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1024 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==7 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1440 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 900 /f&goto :EOF
IF /i %VRES%==8 REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.XResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1600 /f&REG ADD HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video\{%VIDEOCARD%}000 /v DefaultSettings.YResolution /t REG_DWORD /d 1200 /f&goto :EOF

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