Category Archives: Microsoft Windows

Windows 8.1 GPO Setting – Why Configure "Search, Share, Start, Devices, and Settings don’t appear when the mouse is pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen"?

Does your user complains to you that the Search, Share, Start, Devices and Settings Edge User Interface (UI) keep appearing every time they try to close a Windows Explorer or Application Windows? This is the reason why you get this … Continue reading

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Group Policy Settings Reference for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is released!

The wait is over… The spread sheet that GPO administrator will NEED is out. Thank You Microsoft! Please follow the link below to grab it now! http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=25250 What to do after you download? HAVE FUN! I am going through one … Continue reading

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Remember to Update Your WMI Filter in GPOs!

Recently, after I successfully deployed a GPO for Windows 8, another of my team-mate told me that 802.1x GPO does not work for Windows 8 machine. So, fun time – troubleshooting begins! All settings looks fine on the GPOs from … Continue reading

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How to use netsh command to set the DNS dynamic update configuration for a specified DHCP server

I always wanted to blog about this. At last, I got the time now (after work). Have you ever been task to configure the DNS dynamic update configuration on hundreds of DHCP servers? For me, yes. To avoid possible mistake … Continue reading

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Plan to Implement IPv6 in your Windows Environment?

My environment is planning to implement IPv6 very soon. Of course, I went to read up on fundamental of IPv6 first. But those documents are purely on network portion. My environment is mainly Windows Server and Client. How? Glad that … Continue reading

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Encounter Error Code 0x80010643 when install a Role or Feature in Server Manager under Windows Server 2008 R2

1 month plus ago, when I was trying to DCPromo a Server to be a Domain Controller in my environment and I encountered an error that really freak me out! Fatal Error Code 0x80010643. Error Message is: “Attempt to install … Continue reading

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Deployment of TCPIP Printer via GPO & GPP

Finally, the approach is matured thanks to my team-mate – Lee Chung Ming and Lim Choon Seng. They found the way to inject the printer driver to the Windows 7 Client machine, overcome the UAC. Here, under my blog, I … Continue reading

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