March, 2007

  • Winlogon, What Do You Have to Say for Yourself?

    If you are having issues with slow startup, logon, logoff or shutdown, it is possible to enable extra status messages from Winlogon to help pinpoint the cause of the problem. Enabling this verbose output for Windows 2000/XP/2003 is described in these...
  • Vista Link Extravaganza

    Following on from my last post on vitualisation, I've compiled a similar "one-stop-shop" list for an up-coming session I'm delivering on Windows Vista, except this time you get to see the information before the workshop attendees (unless, of course, you...
  • (Virtually) Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft Virtualisation Technologies

    For a recent customer presentation on Virtual Server, I created a handout CD that contained a lot of tools, documents, script, etc related to Microsoft Virtualisation technologies. Having everything (more or less) in one neat little package proved quite...
  • Windows Installer Best Practices

    As a first post on my shiny new blog, I thought I'd post something old! Here is a set of Installer best practice guidelines I posted last year on the Windows Installer Team blog : Tao of the Windows Installer Fundamentals Packaging Deployment Patching...