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…


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…


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)

Sysinternals Live

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

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  When I ran the w32tm command ( w32tm /config / /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes /update found here ) to sync to the time peer list which…