Troubleshooting Windows Server Update Service (WSUS)

The creation of the Windows Update web site a few years ago revolutionized the way people with Microsoft products updated these products with the latest patches.  Windows Update made it possible for a “mere mortal” to determine exactly which updates they needed to install and install them automatically.  Windows Update greatly improved the the overall security of millions…

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Roaming User Profiles

A couple of my customers use Roaming User Profiles (RUP) so that a user’s desktop, files and settings follow them no matter which computer they happen to be setting at.  This is a very cool feature for users because no matter which computer they log onto they always have the look and feel.  I have…

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Enable Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop is one of the greatest features added to the Windows operating system.  It enables you to perform remote administration of servers from your desk or fix one of your kids computers from the couch.  Of course it’s only great if it is enabled on the computer you are trying to access.  If you find yourself…

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