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    Hi, Dorian again here with another post regarding how to simply add the Country List in the 32 Bit Registry Hive on Windows 7 64 Bit Operation System. The list will be used by 32 Bit Applications that are installed on a 64 Bit OS. This should work on Windows 8 64 Bit OS as well. If we open Control...
  • Blog Post: Which minimum Share & NTFS permissions do you need for the use of Offline Files and Folder Redirection in Windows 2008 / 2008 R2

    In Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, as an administrator, you can share Folders which can be mapped as Network Drives on a Windows Vista or a Windows 7 Client. Also you can customize desktops by using Folder Redirection. Those mapped Drives you can make available offline...
  • Blog Post: Using Offline Files on DFS Shares / all shares are going offline!

    What happend? You only made 1 DFS Target available offline, but all of the shares are offline when Slow Link is detected or the File Server is down. Consider the following Scenario: You configured a DFS Root in the \\Domain Contoso.com\Public the Targets are: Offline on the File Server \...
  • Blog Post: TCP/IP Stack hardening in Operating Systems starting with Windows Vista

    In Windows Server 2003 you could change the following TCP/IP parameters to harden the Stack against Syn Attacks. This protection has been accomplished by the TCP/IP stack in the following way by dropping new connection requests when the threshold values are met, regardless of how much system memory or...
  • Blog Post: How to schedule Synchronizations in Windows 7

    Hi, After the introductory article to offline files synchronization, i will present now a step-by-step procedure to schedule a synchronization. - In the Synchronization Manager, right click on Offline Files and select "Schedule for Offline Files": - Select the offline files to synchronize...
  • Blog Post: Arguments against disabling IPv6

    Hello! Dorian again with a blog article regarding IPv6. The main background of writing this blog post is that until now best practice says “ If you aren’t using it, disable it! ” or our customers see lots of talk on message boards saying “ Your Internet is slow? Disable...
  • Blog Post: Web client does not use stored credentials when using Basic Authentication

    Hi if you wondered why you always get a Credential Prompt when connecting to a SharePoint Site using Basic Authentication, here is the explanation why. consider the following scenario: On a Windows 7 Client you map a Network Drive to a SharePoint site using the assistant: you will get...