INFO: What I’m Running

Every now and then I like to update folks on what I’m running on my hardware.  Below you’ll find information on what my hardware is and what I choose to run on it. Here is my newest rig info: Hardware Lenovo T61P 4 GB of RAM SATA Optical Bay Adapter with 160 GB laptop hard…

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HOWTO: Grant users Logon as Terminal Service Right

Because I am running Windows Server Enterprise 2008 on my Laptop with Hyper-V enabled, I continuously Remote Desktop to my Virtual Machine.  Even for a domain admin in the guest, you have to have group policy configured to allow the Remote Desktop Users group to allow logon through terminal services.  Here is where you do…

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RELEASED: Windows Search 4.0

Here is a link to grab the bits for Windows Search 4.0 for all editions of Windows (including Windows Server 2008, Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Home Server) http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=940157

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Sysinternals Live

An Internet connected machine can now run all the sysinternals tools. Sysinternals Live

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The Windows Time Service and Hyper-V

Recently a domain I had a domain running inside Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008.  The challenge was that the domain’s clocks were running behind the time being reported at time.windows.com.  When I ran the w32tm command ( w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:time.windows.com /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes /update found here http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/library/92a73b00-12b7-49d0-b6be-007e626f387d1033.mspx?mfr=true ) to sync to the time peer list which…

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