Tag: windows server 2008

Blog, Hyper-V, Windows 10

2 solutions for solving issue with Hyper-V Virtual Machine and Secure Boot on non-supported Operating Systems

INTRODUCTION I ran in to this problem the other day when trying to run Windows Server 2008 R2 in Hyper-V: Boot Failed. EFI SCSI Device. Failed Secure Boot Verification The reason for this was that I had created a Generation 2 Virtual Machines which uses Secure Boot which is supported in Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and later. SOLUTIONS SOLUTION #1 If you want to run an older operating system as a guest, select Generation 1 when creating the Virtual Machine:…

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Blog, Powershell

How to change between a Full Installation (GUI) and Server Core in Windows Server 2012

Server Core was introduced in Windows Server 2008, but was confusing to a lot of administrators. This was mainly due to the fact that you as an administrator was restricted to a command line and needed to know the commands for doing your tasks. One of the main problems with it, was that if you installed your server as a Server Core, you would need to reinstall it if you wanted the GUI. This has changed in Windows Server 2012….

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How to force specific sites to always run in Compatibility View using Group Policy

Add a site to Group Policy setting - Compatibility view GPO

INTRODUCTION If you have specific sites which do not work in newer versions of Internet Explorer, you can force them to always run in Compatibility View, meaning that they will run as if they were run in Internet Explorer 7. There are GPO settings to force specific IE Zones to always run in Compatibility View, but here’s how you set it for specific sites. SOLUTION Open Group Policy Management Create or edit the GPO that will be used to force…

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Blog, Configuration Manager 2007

How To Solve WDS Issue with DHCP Port Conflict

Regedit force WDS to not use DHCP ports

INTRODUCTION Have you ever installed WDS and DHCP on the same server? Usually this doesn’t cause a problem, but in some cases, you will have issues with starting the WDS server. Looking at the event log you will see this nasty error: “The Windows Deployment Services Server service terminated with service-specific error Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted” SOLUTION The solution to this problem is manually changing a registry value to force the WDS…

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