UEFI and Windows 8

Posted on February 26, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
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In this article we explore the concept of UEFI notion and with appliance of this technology in Windows 8. What is UEFI technology? UEFI abbreviation is short for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. This technology is designed for traditional computer boot system modification and should replace obsolete BIOS system. But it.. read more

Installation of Windows 7 or Windows 8 on a Virtual Hard Disk

Posted on February 20, 2014 · Posted in Windows 7
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General Information About Installation of Windows on a Virtual Hard Disk From time to time you have to install Windows 7 or Windows 8. It’s ok, but you’re not always able and willing to provide a whole partition for it and then fiddle around with different loaders. Fortunately, Windows 7.. read more

Wireless Network Management in Windows 8

Posted on February 17, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
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In Windows 8 (like in previous Windows versions) the system automatically creates a separate Wi-Fi profile for a network in case of a successful connection. This profile contains all information necessary to set a wireless connection: a network name (SSID), an authentication method, a password key and some other data… read more

MS Office 2013 Volume License Activation

Posted on February 14, 2014 · Posted in MS Office
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Like other Microsoft products, MS Office 2013 is available under the VL program (Volume License). We remind that Volume License is a licensing option for corporate products that allows to purchase one registered license which can be used to activate a limited (or unlimited) number of copies of a software.. read more

How to create a UEFI bootable USB flash drive for install Windows 8 / Server 2012

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In this article we will discuss how to create special UEFI USB flash boot drive (disk for the further Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 installation on equipment in native UEFI mode).

How to Convert VHD into VHDX

Posted on February 12, 2014 · Posted in Windows Server 2012
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VHDX is a new format of virtual hard disks that appeared in Windows Server 2012. Disks in VHDX format have a number of advantages and today I will describe several methods of converting a disk from VHD into VHDX.

How to reduce the size of the WinSxS folder in Windows 8 and 8.1

Posted on February 10, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
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WinSxS folder haunts users since Windows Vista. Indeed, if you go to Windows folder on the system drive and look at the size of the WinSxS folder, you will be greatly surprized. What is stored in this folder, why is it so big and how to reduce its size? Let’s.. read more

Hewlett-Packard restrict access to ProLiant Firmware, Drivers and Service Pack

Posted on February 7, 2014 · Posted in News
hp restrict access to ploliant firmware and PSP

Yesterday, many partners and users of Hewlett-Packard received an newsletter, which I was not very happy. In fact HP notifies that since February 2014 changed the procedure for access to updated firmware and drivers included in the HP Service Pack for ProLiant so that now access these files on a.. read more

Safe cleaning up WinSXS folder in Windows Server 2012

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Before talking about safe cleaning up WinSXS Folder in Windows server 2012 let’s try to understand what is WinSXS folder, what is saved in this folder, and why its size is constantly increasing in course of time.

Restore deleted objects in Active Directory (Ldp.exe)

Posted on February 5, 2014 · Posted in Active Directory
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In this article we will clear out how to recover individual deleted objects in Active Directory with a help of Ldp.exe utility. This way of recovery can be used when Active Directory Recycle Bin function is disable for some reason or AD scheme is lower than Windows 2008 R2.