Monthly Archives: November 2011

Get the Most Out of Your Windows 8 Hyper-V Experience

So those of us on the Windows Developer Preview (a.k.a.) Windows 8 and who love our virtual machines have probably already tried the built-in Hyper-V of Windows client. This is really nice toolset, but the Hyper-V console is so feature … Continue reading

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Case of the Broken Website when Redirecting Desktop

In the middle of a Windows 7 deployment a customer was using an older version of a document management tool “Documentum” The client side relies on Java heavily and worked fine in IE8’s Compatibility View…until we redirected the desktop to … Continue reading

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Zune Music Pass Australia Review

For those of us who were early adopters of Windows Phone platform in Australia…while we could enjoy the quick, clean & simple metro UI of Windows Phone and the tight social networking integration, there was a serious lacking of music … Continue reading

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Case of the SCVMM 2012 Console Install Fail on Windows 8

In my quest for testing software on the Windows Developer Preview x64 release (a.k.a Windows 8) I had to test Microsoft’s System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Beta console. So I had the product downloaded from MSDN and was ready … Continue reading

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Windows Debugging Notebook–Essential User Space WinDbg Commands (Book Review)

I was excited to receive my fresh copy of the Windows Debugging Notebook today. As someone who spends most of my debugging time in user mode code without source code…any additional ideas for user mode debugging can’t hurt, it’s a … Continue reading

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Customizing Default Start Menu in Windows Developer Preview

For those of you trying out deploying Windows Developer Preview via MDT or SCCM (a.k.a. Windows 8) one big annoyance may the Start Menu layout. If you have any applications installed into your image you will find a new user … Continue reading

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