Remote Assistance in Windows 8

  Remote Assistance in Windows 8 With Shadowing concept removed from Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services, a lot of users want an alternative mechanism to be able to Remote Assist an RDS user. Please find the steps to request for remote assistance in Windows 8. 1. Either go to command prompt and type msra.exe…

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Upgrading to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Upgrading to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012   One of my Colleagues, Vimal Shekar, has written a great and detailed series around upgrading scenarios of Windows 8. He has broken it down into 5 posts for Windows 8 and 4 for Windows Server 2012. Please find the list here:  Windows 8 Upgrading to Windows…

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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…

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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: http://blogs.technet.com/b/infratalks/archive/2012/08/24/understanding-windows-8-client-hyper-v.aspx Happy reading!

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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….

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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…

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