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Windows Server 2008 Disk Requirements

Do note that the disk requirement for the latest generation of Windows operating systems are extremely heavy. As usual for “minimum” requirements, the recommendation of 32GB for system partitions is far too small.† Perusing Microsoft’s MSDN forums lends credence to … Continue reading

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Fixing Windows 7 Network on VMware

Windows 7 couldn’t recognize the VMware NIC. Continue reading

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Venting On PowerShell

PowerShell intends to follow in the tradition of the Unix-style shells, but it will not be simple for Un*x users to pick up. Continue reading

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Resizing a Windows System Partition in a VMware Virtual Machine

How to resize a Windows system partition that resides in a VMware virtual machine. Continue reading

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WinXP SP3 Breaks Automatic Updates

Windows XP Service Pack 3 can break the automatic updates under certain circumstances due to a DLL that may not be registered. If the update system starts to fail with messages like “updates not installed”, do the following: Continue reading

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