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October, 2008

  • Help! I’m stuck at “Applying Computer Settings” …

    Perhaps one of the most frustrating issues to troubleshoot is a system that sits at the “Applying Computer Settings …” screen for what seems like forever before (eventually) getting to the point that you can log in. Interestingly, although...
  • Task Scheduler Changes in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 – Part Two

    Hey there!  Blake here with my long overdue post (I know, I’m sorry!) on the new Task Scheduler for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  In Part One , we discussed the new User Interface, Triggers and Task Conditions.  Today we’re going...
  • Why PrintMig 3.1 is Retired

    Hey folks, it’s Yong Rhee once more.  Today’s post is a short, but an important one for Print Server administrators.  If you’ve ever administered a Print Server, the chances are that you’ve probably had to perform a print server migration as...
  • Troubleshooting a DLL Redirection and SideBySide Assemblies issue

    Hey folks, it’s Sakthi Ganesh again.  Today we’re going to talk a little bit about an interesting issue I recently worked on with one of our customers related to MMC Launch failures.  The problem itself had little to do with the MMC’s themselves...
  • “Unknown Publisher”??? Part Two

    Hello AskPerf readers, it’s Don Geddes again and I’m back with that post that I promised you about that pesky dialog box that we all know so well. In this post, I’m going to walk through some common client/server scenarios and explain the technical details...
  • Two Minute Drill: Five Things to think about regarding Anti-Virus software

    Hello AskPerf readers!  My name is Leena Nair, and I am a Support Engineer on the Performance team.  Over the last couple of months, I’ve had some very interesting discussions with customers regarding anti-virus software selection, and I thought...
  • Windows Printing and Network Load Balancing

    Hello, my name is Yong Rhee and I’m a Support Escalation Engineer on the Windows Server Core-Performance team.  Every now and then, we work with a customer whose administrator is trying to deploy a printing solution on Windows Server 2003 (or Windows...
  • A New Look & Feel

    As you can see, we revamped the look and feel of our blog last night.  As a result, the page load times should be improved.  In addition the new look presents a cleaner, more appealing appearance.  We hope you like the new layout. ...
  • Catching up with our fellow MS Bloggers

    It occurred to me that with so many technical blogs out there, that it might be useful to bring you some posts from our fellow bloggers here at Microsoft that have been published recently … If you haven’t been keeping up with our colleagues over at the...
  • Microsoft Virtualization Readiness Launch

    Get hands-on with virtualization – FREE! Attend the event that lets you touch, talk about, and experience Microsoft virtualization solutions.  Hear from Microsoft virtualization experts on how Microsoft uses virtualization in its own data centers...