Admin Tips

Last Updated on 22 July 2015, Total: 221 Knowledge Base Tips

3 Active Directory
59 Admin
3 Applications
45 Migration
60 Miscellaneous
23 Network
26 Security
2 Virtual Platforms
  1. New Netsh WLAN Commands in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

    Review the new wireless networking commands for this command-line utility... Read More

  2. Change IP Address of Wireless Hosted Network

    Modify the default IP of 192.168.137.1 for the virtual Wi-Fi access point (AP)... Read More

  3. Troubleshooting Sleep Mode Device Wake-Up with Powercfg

    Leveraging sleep mode can have a very positive impact on both your network and your budget. However, there are some devices that may cause you grief when your computer wakes up. We can use the update powercfg utility to troubleshoot this... Read More

  4. Enabling Hibernation in Windows Vista and 7

    The hibernation feature goes one step beyond simply putting a system to sleep, but configuring this isn’t as easy in Windows Vista and 7 as it has previously been. This tip will show you how to enable it... Read More

  5. Deleting Recently Opened PST Files

    If you’ve ever tried to delete or rename a PST file directly after opening it in Outlook 2007 then you were probably shocked to find that you couldn’t do so for at least thirty minutes. This can become bothersome in certain situations, but we can fix that with a simply registry edit... Read More

  6. Changing the name of your MDT server

    If you change the name of your MDT server then you need to do a few other things to make your deployments continue to work... Read More

  7. Specifying the deployment type when running LiteTouch.vbs

    You can override the deployment type specified in the CustomSettings.ini file of MDT 2010 when you run LiteTouch.vbs from the command line... Read More

  8. Installing Windows 7 on a different partition or disk

    You can use MDT 2010 to install Windows 7 on a disk or partition you specify... Read More

  9. You cannot relocate the Windows directory

    An explanation of why Windows must always be installed in the Windows directory in Windows Vista and later... Read More

  10. Troubleshooting deploy from media method

    You are using the deploy from DVD media method with MDT 2010 and an error occurs when Windows files are being expanded... Read More

  11. Including software updates in a deployment

    You should be careful when adding software updates to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit... Read More

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