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Last Updated on 24 Jan. 2013, Total: 63 Blog Posts

  1. Vmware vs Microsoft: 4-2?

    An interesting 'Virtualization market match' is going on between Vmware & Microsoft. And its giving administrators lots of benefits and freebies too! Vmware is aggressively defending its virtualisation patch: Even though it is the undisputed virtualization leader, Vmware, in a brilliant move to preempt Vista, released the free Vmware player: 1-0. Microsoft responded by including the Windows license with virtual... Read More

  2. WD(R) Expands Line of SAS Hard Drives for Enterprise Applications

    IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 - Western Digital(R) (NYSE: WDC) , a leader in the desktop, mobile, high-capacity enterprise and consumer markets for hard drives, today announced the availability of its second-generation WD S25 SAS drives (photo) and its latest WD RE SAS 3.5-inch drives for the traditional enterprise market. Shipping now, the 2.5-inch, 10,000 RPM, WD S25 with SAS... Read More

  3. WD(R) Now Shipping the World's Largest Capacity SATA Hard Drives

    LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct 19, WD(R) (NYSE: WDC) today announced that the company is shipping the world's largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar(R) Green(TM) family of SATA hard drives (photo), the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the... Read More

  4. WIPFW: Efficient and simple firewall for Windows operating systems.

    Firewall software became standard software used in any modern computer system. And due to a big number of vulnerabilities Windows computers which are not protected by firewalls are likely to be remotely exploited. Windows XP and 2003 are shipped with a basic firewall which is quite sufficient for most uses. However, sometimes more features is required from firewall software. For... Read More

  5. WPUT FTP upload utility

    Sometimes it is needed to upload a number of files automatically without any user intervention. WPUT utility might be a solution in this case. wput is a powerful ftp upload utility supporting resumed uploads, rate-limiting, TLS. wput is modelled after the famous UNIX download manager wget and has simple command line interface. Here is the the list of options available... Read More

  6. Windows 2003 Server and Windows firewall

    Great tip from Kevin Attard Compagno, AcunetixSometimes Windows firewall integrated in Windows 2003 Service Pack 1 is not functioning and it is impossible to get its properties. This condition might be caused by viruses or other malicious applications.Kevin suggests reinstalling Service Pack 1 over the existing installation in this case. It should solve the issue.Thanks Kevin!!! Technorati : Firewall, Windows... Read More

  7. Windows 2003\Vista virtualization – Licensing advantages...

    Server virtualization has big advantages and more and more companies are deploying virtual servers to more effectively manage their server infrastructure. In fact at Windowsnetworking.com we run many of our servers virtualized. VMware is the de facto ‘standard’ in the virtualization market. Microsoft entered the market in 2004 with a virtualization product, but it was largely inferior to VMware and... Read More

  8. Windows Home Server Bugs and Suggestions report

    Here is an interesting post on Windows Home Server development blog: http://blogs.technet.com/homeserver/archive/2007/03/22/entomophobia.aspx 2385 bugs, almost half is fixed already. There is still a long way for WHS to go before it is ready for public... Read More

  9. Windows Server 2008 Timing Update

    Some updates on the release date of Windows Server 2008 on the official blog: http://blogs.technet.com/windowsserver/archive/2007/08/29/windows-server-2008-timing-update.aspx... Read More

  10. Windows on Mac

    Public Beta of Boot Camp makes Windows available on Intel based Apple computers (please see official press release and official homepage) .What would Windows on Mac bring to average users and administrators?This is definitely good news for average users as Windows has all these applications that are missing on Mac OS.Another point is that Apple products look more attractive for... Read More

  11. Windows privilege escalation bug in DOS VM

    In case you are not aware of this bug please read the full advisory here: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-01/0346.html The bug was reported to MS long time ago. Unfortunately there is still no patch available. Therefore it is advised to use the workaround available in the article... Read More

  12. [STICKY] Networking Central: Microsoft Windows tips, tweaks, updates and information for administrators

    Within the Networking Central section you will find Microsoft Windows networking product tips, adminstrator tricks, tweaks to the OS, such as Windows Server 2003, and other information necessary to maintain an Enterprise networking system. It discusses: technologies such as server virtualization and thin clients, network protocols such as IPv6 and FTP, and network interoperability; new server based products and tools;... Read More

  13. vLite v. 1RC

    vLite reached version 1 Release Candidate Here is the changelog: new: More compatibility options new: 'Manual Install' new: 'Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)' new: 'Distributed Link Tracking Client' new: 'Computer Browser' new: 'Sample Pictures' new: 'MSN Installer' new: 'Malicious Software Removal Tool' new: 'Multimedia Class Scheduler' upd: 'Performance Counters' (SQL Server installation dependency) upd: 'Screensavers' (PhotoScreensaver removed if Gallery kept) upd:... Read More

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