Category: Windows Server 2008

How To Fix Your Remote Desktop Connection For Mac

Have you ever wondered why your Remote Desktop Connection on your Mac works well on one system but not on another? I was testing out my connectivity to some of my customers’ network using Remote Desktop Connection on my MacBook Pro. This used to work on one of their environments but now it doesn’t. I […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 May Disable Your Hyper-V Network Bridge

In a previous blog post, I talked about configuring my laptop to run Hyper-V and enabling my wireless network adapter to work within a virtual machine. While it may have worked for me in the past, I noticed one day that my wireless no longer worked inside my virtual machine. I tried to figure out […]

Enabling wireless on Windows Server 2008 – and eventually allowing Hyper-V guests to use it

A lot of you may probably ask why the need to enable wireless on a server operating system. Well, if you’re like me who runs a server operating system on a laptop for testing purposes, there’s a thousand and one reason why you would like to have it enabled. Now, since my Windows XP work-machine […]

RELOG tool in Windows Server 2008

I was configuring one of our customer’s Windows Server 2008 to capture PerfMon counters for our analysis when I accidentally ended up storing the log file in binary format. Now, I didn’t like the idea of reading the binary file as I will be importing it in a SQL Server database for Reporting Services to […]

Want to free up disk space on your Windows Server 2008 system partition?

Here’s one idea I got from this blog post. It came from KB 920730: How to disable and re-enable hibernation on a computer that is running Windows Vista. It certainly was not Windows Vista, but who would want to let their servers hibernate? Besides, Windows Server 2008 is listed on the Applies To section of […]