Configuring a static IPv4 addresses Windows Server 2012 R2

Configuring a Windows Server IP address hasn’t really changed much in the last 15 years, albeit Microsoft did try to make it super complicated to get to during the Windows Vista and Windows 7 period.  However the designers behind Windows Server 2012 R2 have made it a lot easier to update IP address settings. The […]

Internet Explorer JavaScript not working

On the Service Desk where I work had an interesting problem with Internet Explorer.  What was happening was that the user was able to visit a site, but items on the site, like roll-over images and pop-up windows did not work.  Another thing that didn’t work was the Users Applet from the Control Panel. At first we […]

The Ultimate Boot CD

For the past year or so, I have been using a magical bootable CD that enabled me to boot a computer into a working version of Windows XP so that I could recover files, run diagnostics or Ghost a hard drive to another machine.  What is this magical CD?

Group Policy Management Console

If you have been using Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 server platforms with Active Directory, you will already be aware of the power and flexibility that Group Policy can provide within the domain. Until recently Group Policy management was only available by using the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snapin’s at the server or workstations […]