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August, 2007

  • Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services - Device Redirection Framework

    Today we're going to talk about the Plug & Play Device Redirection Framework in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 which the folks over at the TS Team Blog have covered in a three part series. I'll go over the highlights of the first part here...
  • Terminal Server and Printer Redirection

    A common issue we work with is Printer Redirection issues with Terminal Services on Windows Server 2003. Although printer redirection seems fairly simple on the surface, the issues that we work on can get somewhat convoluted. So today we're going to look...
  • Under the Hood: WinINet

    We often have to work with customers to understand why a specific IE scenario fails. In some instances we may have to enable some custom logging and data collection to get to the root cause. However, understanding why we are doing what we are doing is...
  • IE7 Security Guide and other resources

    There have been several requests for good IE resources - especially resources pertaining to Internet Explorer 7. The majority of these requests are in reference to three areas - Security, Deployment and Developing for IE7. Bearing in mind that the folks...
  • WMI Troubleshooting: Permissions

    Back in June, we published our post on Basic WMI Testing . Today we're going to go over some common issues and ways that you can troubleshoot and recover from them - specifically rights and permissions. We're not going to get into troubleshooting scripts...
  • Windows Server 2008 - Terminal Services Server Drain Mode

    One of the new features in Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services is Server Drain Mode. When a terminal server needs maintenance, the administrator may want to prevent users from logging onto a server which is about to be taken offline. In Windows Server...
  • Windows 2003 Print Clusters - Part Three: Troubleshooting Missing Print Queues

    Many a times after a failover occurs on a clustered print server, a chill runs down the IT Administrator's spine when he notices that there are print queues missing. Today we will discuss a few basic things to check. Before doing ANYTHING however, get...
  • AskPerf goes to TechReady 5: Wrapping Up

    Three days down, three to go. After the madness of Tuesday, was there any way to keep the adrenaline pumping at the same high levels for the second half of the conference? Plus, since I (CC) had never been to Seattle before - what did I think of Seattle...