Category: Windows

Brazilian laptop and the ?/ᴏ key does not function.

It always happens on a Sunday. Whilst working on a rollout on the outskirts of Rio, I discovered that the ?/ᴏ key was not working on the laptops I was deploying. The machine did not have an […]

MaxTokenSize – Change of recommendation from Microsoft.

  Microsoft have stated for numerous years that anyone with Kerberos authentication issues often due to users being in multiple groups and commonly known as Token Bloat should increase the MaxTokenSize to 65535 bytes. Whilst […]

Sound stopped working on laptop and the error message ” No audio output device is installed”.

Today I was presented with a Windows 7 Home Premium laptop, that until a couple of days ago had sound and LAN connectivity. The sound worked when diagnostics were run, but would not run when […]

Threats and Countermeasures Guide: Security Settings in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

  If you are looking to understand what the security policies in Windows 7 and 2008 R2 mean and how they can impact your environment, then this guide is a must read. Threats and Countermeasures […]

Microsoft is back in the US for another Springboard Series Tour

May 2 – Toronto | May 4 – Detroit | May 6 – Chicago | May 9 – Indianapolis | May 11 – Dallas | May 13 – Columbus The Springboard Series Tour is back! […]

Clean up after installing Service Pack 1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

After installing Service Pack 1 on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, by default you have the ability to uninstall the Service Pack and rollback to the previous state. If you are confident that […]

Windows 7 SP1 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) are now available.

Microsoft have released the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1): Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that […]