Creating Multiple Partitions on a USB Drive in Windows 10

Posted on September 22, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10
second partiotion on usb flash drive - windows 10 v1703

In the release Creators Update (1703) for Windows 10 the in-built support of reading and creating multiple partitions on any USB storage device (no matter if it is a USB drive or disk) appeared. Previously, when connecting a USB stick with several partitions (e. g., created in Linux) to a.. read more

How to Upgrade Windows Server 2016 Evaluation to Full Version

Posted on September 21, 2017 · Posted in Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016: This edition cannot be upgraded

If you have installed Windows Server 2016 StandardEvaluation or DatacenterEvaluation (you can download it here after signup) to try the features of the new version of MSFT server platform, you have 180 days to test it. During this period, all features of Windows Server 2016 are available to you. After.. read more

Using PowerShell Behind a Proxy

Posted on September 15, 2017 · Posted in Powershell
Invoke-WebRequest: Unable to connect to the remote server

If you access the Internet in the organization via the proxy server, by default you won’t be able to access an external webpage (Invoke-WebRequest cmdlet), update help using Update-Help cmdlet or download an application package from an external package repository (using PackageManagement or NanoServerPackage) from your PowerShell session. In this.. read more

Converting MBR to GPT with MBR2GPT in Windows 10

Posted on September 14, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10
mbr2gpt utility in WIndows 10

In Windows 10 v1703 (Creators Update) a new console tool, mbr2gpt.exe, appeared that allows to convert an MBR (Master Boot Record) disk to a GPT (GUID Partition Table) disk without loss of data and deleting partitions on a disk. The tool can convert both a system disk with the installed.. read more

Package Management in Nano Server 2016

Posted on September 8, 2017 · Posted in Windows Server 2016
Nano Server packages

In Windows Server 2016, in addition to familiar Server Core and Full GUI, there is another installation option called Nano Server. Nano Server is a more compact version of Windows Server installation designed to run cloud containers and apps. To reduce the size of the system, all roles, components and.. read more

How to Find Blocked, Disabled or Inactive Objects in AD Using Search-ADAccount

Posted on September 6, 2017 · Posted in Active Directory, Powershell
Search-ADAccount out-gridview

Quite an often task of an Active Directory administrator is to make a list of disabled or inactive accounts and computers, or a list of accounts with expired passwords. To do it, you can use either the saved LDAP queries in the ADUC console, or already familiar PowerShell cmdlets, like.. read more

How to Check Trusted Root Certification Authorities for Suspicious Certs

Posted on August 31, 2017 · Posted in Windows 10, Windows 7
sigcheck: list cert not rooted in Microsoft Certificate Trust List

Windows users need to pay more attention to certificates installed on their computers. Recent incidents with Lenovo Superfish, Dell eDellRoot and Comodo PrivDog certificates evidence that users have to be both attentive when they install new applications and aware what software and certificates are preinstalled in the system by the.. read more

VMware vSphere 6.5 Licensing Guide

Posted on August 30, 2017 · Posted in VMWare
vmware vsphere 6.5 licensing faq

Sometimes even experienced administrators get confused of VMware licensing peculiarities, available options and features. Regular changes (from one vSphere version to another almost every year) in VMware licensing policy add some extra mess. Let’s try to consider the available VMware vSphere editions, their features, differences, licensing costs and procedures on.. read more

Configuring Hyper-V Live Migration without Failover Clustering

Posted on August 29, 2017 · Posted in Hyper-V, Windows Server 2016
Use Kerberos as the authentication protocol for live vm migration

Live Migration technology in the Hyper-V virtualization system allows to move a running virtual machine between Hyper-V hosts without stopping it or without any impact on the availability of services. In earlier Hyper-V versions, using Live Migration you could move a virtual machine only between the nodes of the Failover.. read more

Error 0x8004010F: Outlook Data File Cannot Be Accessed

Posted on August 24, 2017 · Posted in Outlook
Outlook Error 0x8004010F: Outlook Data File Cannot be Accessed

If the error 0x8004010F appears while sending or receiving an e-mail in Outlook 2010/2013/2016, this article will help you to solve this issue. As a rule, error 0x8004010F is caused by the corruption of Outlook profile or appears when trying to access a moved PST file.