Safe cleaning up WinSXS folder in Windows Server 2012

Posted on February 7, 2014 · Posted in Windows Server 2012
Delete unused roles in windows server 2012

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
replace DN

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.

How to delete default database in Exchange 2010/2013

Posted on February 3, 2014 · Posted in Exchange
delete exchange 2010 default database

During the process of mailboxes server Exchange 2010/2013 installation mailbox default database is created. If you try to delete default database you will get an error. The error appears because service mailboxes presence in the database.

How to clean-up system disk in Windows 7 SP1 by deprecated system updates deleting

Posted on January 31, 2014 · Posted in Windows 7
delete old updates in windows 7

Today we will talk about one update which was anticipated by Windows 7 fans for a very long time. The name of the game is KB2852386 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2852386) update which allows to delete deprecated updates (updates which were replaced with the newer ones) with a help of a new parameter of.. read more

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 KMS-activation

Posted on · Posted in Windows Server 2012 R2
KMS support of Windows 2012 r2 and Windows 8.1

Almost 4 months have passed since the official release of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, so its time for system administrators to update their IT infrastructure for full support of those OS. In this article we will discuss KMS (Key Management Service) activation issues for Windows 8.1 и.. read more

Activation of Data Deduplication in Windows 8.1

Posted on January 29, 2014 · Posted in Windows 8
windows 8 features: data deduplication

It is to be recalled that activation of a built-in functionality of data deduplication on disk partitions appeared in Windows Server 2012. The aim of deduplication technology is disk space saving on file servers by means of searching and deletion of duplicated data. I.E. the system is searching the same.. read more

Dynamic Resizing of Virtual Disks in Windows Server 2012 R2

Posted on January 28, 2014 · Posted in Hyper-V, Windows Server 2012 R2
Online VHDX Resize windows server 2012 r2

Hyper-V WindowsServer 2012 R2 came up with a new function Online VHDX Resize that allows dynamic VHDX resizing of the working virtual machine (i.e. online).  Online VHDX Resize allows both to extend and to compact a virtual disk. In this article we’ll deal with the features of this technology and.. read more