Remote Desktop Services Gateway configuration for RDS farm

   Remote Desktop Services Gateway configuration for RDS farm     Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012 has undergone tremendous changes. Right from the installation options (where you get Role-based Installation and Scenario-based Installation), to the view of the environment in Server Manager.   One of the biggest concerns in Windows Server 2008 R2…


Changes in App-V 5.0, MDOP 2012 now available!

MDOP 2012 is now available with an upgrade on all the products present in the suite. The download for the product suite can be found here. The most popular product in MDOP suite is App-V, and with MDOP 2012, App-V 5.0 is getting released. It has undergone a lot of advancements. Let’s try and list…


Delivering a great Technical Talk

Sharing with you a great talk delivered by two of the biggest names in Tech Industry, Mark Minasi and Mark Russinovich.    It talks about the simple tips and tweaks that you can use to make a Tech Talk much more interesting and relevant.   The Secrets of Effective Technical Talks: How to Explain Tech…


List of Windows 8 Shortcuts

List of Windows 8 Shortcuts   With a paradigm shift in how we look at a Start screen, Windows 8 has added a lot of shortcuts for easier navigation. Check out a loooooong list of shortcuts for Windows 8 to make your life simpler.     Windows key: Switch between Modern Desktop Start screen and…


Windows Server 2012 Launch!

The wait is over . The biggest change in the Server Operating System history is ready for launch. And it is on September 4th. Be a part of it by registering at the following location:    Be a part of this milestone. See you there!


Understanding Windows 8 Client Hyper-V

Understanding Windows 8 Client Hyper-V   Hi Dear reader. Cross posting one of my posts in my team blog. In the blog, we talk a little about Windows 8 Client Hyper-V, how you can enable it and some of the scenarios: Happy reading!


Enabling Windows Store on Windows To Go machines

Enabling Windows Store on Windows To Go machines   Windows To Go is a new feature that is introduced in Windows 8 Enterprise version. It enables users to boot directly into an enterprise level Operating System from their external hard-drives. Windows To Go is not intended to replace desktops, laptops or supplant other mobility offerings….


Microsoft announces a new range of keyboards and mice

Microsoft adds a few more weapons in its hardware armor by the release of a new range of keyboards and mice. There are five new devices thatthey announced, Wedge keyboard, Wedge mouse, Sculpt keyboard, Sculpt mouse and Touch Mouse. These devices look like they are primarily designed for tablets, but look equally elegant with desktops and laptops as well….


Disabling User Account Control in Windows 8

Disabling User Account Control (UAC) in Windows 8 With the new User Interface of Windows 8, accessing simple panels and doing easy tasks can be a pain. This blog post is for one such simple task, which has changed from the previous versions.   User Account Control (UAC) is a security component that enables users…


One stop shop for Windows 8 features

With Windows Surface launched and Windows 8 being the next generation Operating System, Dr. Z has published a great series of blogs on how to configure various features in Windows 8 Client. Here is a list of all the blogs in the series: Windows 8 How To: 1. Switch Between Metro UI and Desktop Mode…