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PowerShell Scriptomatic tool


Looks good. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/tools/psomatic.mspx

Windows 2003 Server R2 MMC Snap-Ins for XP ???


I wanted to be able to manage DFS using the newer R2 DFS Managment tools.  This is not included in the adminpak.msi from what I could find.  On the R2 media there is an admin folder with these such tools.  Find the media and find your tools.  Now I have the goodness running on my … Continue reading

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 update


A new version of MS Virtual PC 2007 just came out in order to support the following. Additonal Guest Operating System support: Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Business Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Server® 2008 Standard Windows XP … Continue reading

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope


You gotta check this out.  It’s an application to look at images from a telescope. http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

Mouse pointer integration with Virtual PC 2007 and XP SP3


I decided to install Windows XP Service Pack 3 in a Virtual PC 2007 session.  Everything came up fine but the mouse point integration breaks with XP SP3.  Mouse point integration is when you can simply drag your mouse from your host to guest and back out again without having to hit the ALT key.  … Continue reading

GUI Operating System Slipstreaming


The new version of nLite came out in support of Windows XP Service Pack 3.  This is an excellent tool to slipstream Service Packs, Hotfixes, drivers, etc.  Give it a shot.  I built my new XP SP3 bootable CD in about 10 minutes. http://www.nliteos.com/

Simple steps for setting up Hyper-V in a Core installation


You can setup a server to use Hyper-V with a Windows Server 2008 “Core” installation.  Use these easy steps. http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2007/12/26/installing-the-hyper-v-beta-in-a-core-configuration.aspx

Desktopfeedbag has been renewed


Today, desktopfeedbag.com renewed its domain name for another 5 years.  Keep reading.  🙂