Tag: Support

Microsoft support policy for large (4K) sector drives in Windows

Microsoft have just released this interesting KB article on large sector drive support in various versions of Windows. Over the next few years, the data storage industry will be transitioning the physical format of hard […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 – Beta Service Pack 1 (What else does it do?).

Yesterday (12th July 2010) at the Microsoft Partner Convention, Microsoft made publically available the beta of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 (in English, French, German, Japanese and in Spanish). […]

Active Directory Explorer v1.4 – Now Available

Microsoft have released version 1.4 of the Sysinternals tool “Active Directory Explorer “.  AD Explorer is an advanced Active Directory (AD) viewer and editor. You can use AD Explorer to easily navigate an AD database, define […]

Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP) not working.

Recently I had a couple of issues with Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP) and enabling it to work for IT teams who were not Administrators. One issue I had was that every time Resultant Set […]

Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) 3.2 Documentation

Microsoft have released ADMT 3.2  and this guide details how to use the Active Directory Migration tool to migrate users, groups, managed service accounts and computers between Active Directory domains in different forests (interforest migration) or between Active Directory domains […]

Install Office Professional Plus 2010 or Visio Professional 2010 before May 1?

MSDN and TechNet Subscribers who installed Office Professional Plus 2010 or Visio Professional 2010 before May 1, 2010 may not have all product features enabled. Last week when I logged on to the TechNet downloads […]

Microsoft Support Lifecycle – Service Pack Support Policy updated.

I have noticed that Microsoft on the 13th April updated their policy regarding service packs.  Under the old policy a customer would have to be running a service pack that was still supported before being eligible […]