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Entries from October 2012 ↓

HP microserver will indeed hold 16 gigs of ram

And it’s confirmed. An HP microserver will indeed hold and run with 16 gigs of RAM   Amazon.com: Corsair XMS3 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3 1333 MHz (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory (CMX8GX3M1A1333C9): Computers & Accessories: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006XB56VI $38 bucks a 8 gig stick.

Certain Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 installation scenarios are not supported

from  Stefan Goßner – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2012/10/29/certain-microsoft-sharepoint-server-2013-installation-scenarios-are-not-supported.aspx If you are planning to use SharePoint 2013 you should be familiar with the following article which outlines unsupported Installation scanarios for SharePoint 2013:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764086/en-us As summary the following Scenarios are unsupported: Installation on Resilient File System (ReFS) – only NTFS is supported Installation on a […]

The wizard cannot configure Remote Desktop Connection settings.

So you want to go from a Windows 8 to the RWW inside a network of a SBS 2008 server. …and you are hitting this? The wizard cannot configure Remote Desktop Connection settings.  Make sure that the client version of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 or later is installed on this computer. 1.  Ensure you […]

Windows 8 for IT pros jump start videos

The video recordings are posted! Watch the Windows 8 for IT Pros Jump Start on Springboard! If you missed the Joey Snow/Stephen Rose Windows 8 jump start the other day (or couldn’t log in as I broke the cloud) the recordings are now posted. I highly recommend watching and there’s a lot of tips tricks […]

Play box for HyperV

So want a play box for HyperV?  You can actually load up 16gigs on that Microserver. Loading Up Your HP N40L MicroServer With 16GB Of RAM | Wahl Network: http://wahlnetwork.com/2012/09/24/loading-up-your-hp-n40l-microserver-with-16gb-of-ram/Modified BIOS for Microserver N40L enables hidden features – HP Microserver – HomeServerShow Forums: http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/3397-modified-bios-for-microserver-n40l-enables-hidden-features/ I just ordered the RAM.. haven’t done the bios hack.

Disable SMB signing on Windows 2012 Essentials

Pulled out an old chestnut today… to be exact a 7 year old blog post to prove a point. Exceptions to the rule – When you may WANT to turn off SMB message signing – Jesper’s Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/jesper_johansson/archive/2005/11/22/414976.aspx So Windows 2012 Essentials is a domain controller … a domain […]

Migration links for Essentials are now live

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Migration Guides <javascript:void(0)> ———————————————————————— To avoid problems while migrating your existing server to Windows Server 2012 Essentials, read the migration guide that applies to your business scenario before you begin the migration. * Migrate Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 Essentials <http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj200112.aspx> * Migrate Windows Small Business Server […]

Bookmark these locations

So that I don’t rehash topics that are MUCH better served elsewhere – and fleshed out a lot more… here’s some resources you need watch, read, follow, dump into your brain From the wegotserved site – lots of images and content about installing Essentials 2012 http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/10/12/install-windows-server-2012-essentials-hp-mediasmart-server/ http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/09/24/windows-server-2012-essentials-simplifies-folder-redirection-security-settings-group-policies/ http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/31/installing-windows-server-2012-essentials-part-3/ http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/26/installing-windows-server-2012-essentials-part-2/ http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/21/windows-server-2012-essentials-release-candidate/ http://www.wegotserved.com/2012/08/18/installing-windows-server-essentials-2012-part-1/ 2012 Server Essentials with […]

Everyone is redecorating

Guess who else got a design UI change? QuickBooks 2013 R3 Released : QuickBooks and Beyond: http://www.sleeter.com/blog/2012/10/quickbooks-2013-r3-released/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+QuickBooksAndBeyond+%28QuickBooks+and+Beyond%29 Quickbooks 2013 is who

Why you may not want to do an inplace upgrade of a hyperV box to 2012

Unable to convert to Server with a GUI from Server Core on an upgraded Windows Server 2012 machine: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2775484/en-us?sd=rss&spid=16526 Assume you have a full installation of either Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2. You upgrade to Windows Server 2012 and choose option “Server with a GUI”. After the upgrade you convert the Server […]