Admin Tips

Last Updated on 9 Aug. 2016, Total: 298 Knowledge Base Tips

52 Active Directory
122 Admin
1 Applications
3 Exchange
13 Migration
20 Miscellaneous
45 Network
22 Security
10 Terminal Servers and Thin Clients
9 Virtual Platforms
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. UAC and Remote Desktop Services

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

  5. Unintended Consequences of Server Hardening

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

  6. Updating root certificates

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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Using GPLogView

    Some tips on using the GPLogView.exe command-line tool for troubleshooting Group Policy issues... Read More

  10. Using Group Policy vs. Registry Tweaks

    Why is it better to use Group Policy to modify the registry than to use Registry Editor itself?... Read More

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