Windows Server Archive

Applications deployment by Make and Model using MDT 2013 with SQL

In this article we will show you guys how to configure your SQL database within MDT 2013 Update 1 and configure it to start using the Make and Model section of the database to push out applications by make and model during your deployment. The only way that we know

Add, modify and delete Registry keys using Group Policy

The settings of most applications and a lot of Windows features do not require centralized management by using Group Policy (GPO). But you have to know, that you can customize their settings through the registry. In this article we will show you how to use Group Policy to manage,

How to remove the Welcome to your new Office screen using Group Policies

Hey guys! Today we are going to show you a little bit about MS Office 2013 and Group Policies. We have been deploying MS Office 2013 to some clients and a lot of them have been complaining about this. As soon as you first start Excel, Word or Power

How to Install and Configure phpMyAdmin on IIS in Windows 8/Server 2012

PHPMyAdmin is a web-based open source tool written in PHP designed to help manage MySQL database through the Web browser. Because of this PhpMyAdmin facilitates the management and maintenance of the MySQL database. PhpMyAdmin provides an easy way to use graphic interface to write and execute queries, manage users

How to Install and Configure IIS Web Server with PHP support on Windows 8/Server 2012

This guide will show you how to deploy your own IIS Web server, and enable it to run PHP on Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012. Thereafter this platform can help you run most of modern CMS, written in this popular (but not the best) web development language. How

Changing expired password via RDS in Windows Server 2012

This article shows how remote users themselves can change their expired passwords through RDP-connection to the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) farm on Windows 2012/2012 R2. Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are enabled using a default authentication mechanism known as NLA or Network Level Authentication that does not allow

Active Directory auditing: No simple road to success

Auditing Active Directory almost always finds place at the top of the administrator’s to-do list. There are a number of pressing needs that make auditing indispensable. For instance, a single unwanted change such as user deletion or access right modification may have monumental effect on the health of the

Windows Server 2008 – “Printer Driver Is Not Installed On This Computer…”

We ran across this issue today on a Windows Server 2008 print server. The issue seems to be with some of HP’s various printer model drivers. We have also seen reports of the same issue on Windows Server 2003. When going into the properties of the printer you receive

Windows Server 2008 Print Job Stuck in Queue

This tutorial will show you how to manually clear out a job stuck in the print queue in Windows Server 2008. The first thing to try is obviously restarting the printer/computer. You can also try right clicking on the job in the queue and selecting delete/cancel. If those things

ISA Server 2006 – RRAS Failing, 806 GRE Errors

If your ISA server 2006 is having problems with any of the following, than I would suggest looking to see if you have the KB2509553 Windows Update installed. ISA Server 2006 Issues Slow DNS Lookup times Remote desktop not working after clients connect to VPN VPN server is stuck