Admin Tips

Last Updated on 27 Sept. 2016, Total: 300 Knowledge Base Tips

53 Active Directory
123 Admin
1 Applications
3 Exchange
13 Migration
20 Miscellaneous
45 Network
22 Security
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
9 Virtual Platforms
  1. Troubleshooting: Changing the timeout on the WDS boot screen

    How to troubleshoot a problem where you try to change the default timeout value for the Windows Deployment Services boot screen but your change doesn't take effect... Read More

  2. Troubleshooting: Indexing is not running on Windows Server 2008

    Describes how to troubleshoot the issue "Indexing is not running" on Windows Server 2008... Read More

  3. Troubleshooting: Out-of-box driver deployment using WDS

    How to troubleshoot a problem where you try to deploy a driver to a computer using Windows Deployment Services and you get the message "Error 0xe0000228: There are no compatible drivers for this device"... Read More

  4. Troubleshooting: Remote Desktop connection to server fails

    An example of how to resolve a problem where you can’t Remote Desktop into a server using a saved .rdp connectoid that previously worked just fine... Read More

  5. Troubleshooting: Running 32-bit color app in a virtual machine

    A tip on how to run an application that requires 32-bit color in a virtual machine running on a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V host... Read More

  6. UAC and Remote Desktop Services

    Should you enable or disable UAC on a server that has the Remote Desktop Services role installed?... Read More

  7. Unintended Consequences of Server Hardening

    A tip about some unintended consequences of server hardening and how the issue was resolved... Read More

  8. Updating root certificates

    How to determine what root certificates are supported by Windows... Read More

  9. Upgrading other Windows Server editions to Data Center

    A tip about a super-speedy In-Place Upgrade of Windows Server 2008 Standard to Enterprise or Data Center... Read More

  10. Use Auditing To Track Changes to Shared Folders

    Changes to folders and files in shared folders can be logged in the Event Viewer... Read More

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