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Windows Command-line Reference

The Windows command-line tools are used to perform various tasks related to Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. You can use the command reference to familiarize yourself with new and enhanced … Continue reading

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IIS and UNC paths

I installed a .Net 3.5 application onto a Windows 2008 Web R2 (64 bit) What makes this a little unique is that the ASP.Net code is stored on a UNC file share.  Because of this issue, I received the following error: … Continue reading

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Configure IIS Shared Configuration and site redirection.

I’ve recently started on a project that required IIS7.5 to be load balanced using windows network load balancing, part of the proposal was to describe how were the two web servers going to keep in sync, there were several options … Continue reading

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winmail.dat attachment

Recently vie had a problem with email contacts sometimes receive email messages with a strange file attached, called winmail.dat. When they attempt to open this file, either it can’t be opened at all, or it contains "garbage" data.  When an Outlook … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Essentials

Today Microsoft releae their Security Essentials suit that provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.     Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy … Continue reading

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Microsoft Partner program to get harder

  Microsoft Partner Program officials have announced plans to introduce some key changes over the next couple of years. Among the most significant are: New competency rankings that go beyond designating a partner as proficient in various specialties, instead rating … Continue reading

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Microsoft Operations Framework 4.0

Microsoft® Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 delivers practical guidance for everyday IT practices and activities, helping users establish and implement reliable, cost-effective IT services.  MOF provides question-based guidance that allows you to determine what is needed for your organization now, as … Continue reading

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