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Windows CMD commands in Win12 server core

2016-10-19T13:01:31+02:00Thursday, 25 July, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Since windows 2008, server core has become a valuable option for deploying more secure and more stable windows servers. Although it is quite easy, many administrators avoid to deploy such solutions because they feel unsure on how to configure and manage such systems using windows CMD commands in the windows command prompt. The main idea [...]

WinSXS cleanup in Windows 2012 and Windows 8

2016-10-19T13:01:32+02:00Wednesday, 9 January, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

WinSXS folder is the component store of Windows vista and later operating systems. Windows OS stores all its core components to WinSXS directory. The WinSXS folder is the only location that the core system components found on the system and all the system files you see in their usual locations, in the windows directory structure, [...]

Virtualization, Paravirtualization, whatever you say!?!?

2016-10-19T13:11:30+02:00Monday, 1 November, 2010|Categories: Technical|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s time to move on! It’s time to understand what is virtualization and why you need it. I know, it’s complicated to feel comfortable with something you don’t know, with something so complicated. But here you are reading my blog post and that means that you are considering the technology, that you care about understanding [...]

How to create a WinPE USB Drive

2016-10-19T13:11:32+02:00Monday, 11 January, 2010|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Windows preinstallation environment (windows PE) is a bootable tool that provides a minimal set of operating system features for installation, troubleshooting, and recovery. In this post I am going to explain how you can setup a windows PE environment to boot from a USB drive in 5 simple steps: Download and install windows AIK from [...]

The MOSS Search Saga: Modifying the advanced search page

2016-10-19T13:11:43+02:00Monday, 29 December, 2008|Categories: Technical|Tags: , , , , , |

In a previous post of mine I explained how to create managed properties and modify the search results page for a custom Protocol application. In this post I am going to continue from my previous example by modifying the advanced search tab. The idea is to modify the search page in order to include some [...]

The MOSS Search Saga: Modifying The Search Result Page

2016-10-19T13:11:44+02:00Monday, 24 November, 2008|Categories: Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The customization of the search experience in MOSS is crucial in many situations. You may need to add additional metadata to your display results, to modify the search result page layout or to add additional metadata properties to your advanced search page. In the paragraphs below I am going to demonstrate a simple scenario of [...]