How to use Group Policy to remotely install software in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2003

Based on the article KB816102 How to use Group Policy to remotely install software in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2003


Windows Server 2012 R2 Update PowerShell Help

If one doesn`t return valid xml, you will see this error.

-module -listavailable  | select Name, HelpInfoUri


Enable Saving of Windows Desktop Layout in Windows

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Tips

How to Build a VMware vSphere VM Template for Windows Server 2012 R2

Install .NET 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

If you have an application that you want to run on Windows Server 2012 that requires the .NET Framework 3.5, you will most likely run in to a problem when trying to install it. If you are trying to install .NET Framework 3.5 from the Server Manager GUI, you will see this when installing the feature:

“Do you want to specify an alternate source path? One or more installation selections are missing source files…”

Windows Disable the "Open File Security Warning" message

Original article can be found here:


I really hate those "are you sure" security questions. They just dull your senses towards security and people just learn to click through them anyways.

So, lets just save the trouble and get rid of them altogether.

Adding a Windows 2012 Server to a existing Windows 2003 Domain

Step-By-Step: Adding a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller to an Existing Windows Server 2003 network

Original article can be found here:

Windows Server 2003 DHCP to Windows Server 2012 DHCP

Origianl article can be found here:

Step-By-Step: Migration of DHCP from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012


Windows 8 Shortcuts

IT professionals will perform most familiar tasks in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 the same way as they do in Windows 7. The same keyboard shortcuts work in Windows 8 (e.g., Windows key + E and Windows key + R), and Windows 8 adds some great new ones. The same desktop experience is there, including the taskbar, pinned desktop apps, thumbnail previews, and more. You copy files, manage tasks, and administer the computer with the same tools.


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