Category: Windows

Difference between windows 2003 and 2008

Difference between Windows 2003 and 2008   As I have already discussed about: difference between 2003 & 2008 cluster, New features of DNS 2012, 2008 up-gradation, New windows 2008 R2 DNS features, Difference between Authoritative and non authoritative AD restore. Now, I am discussing difference between Windows 2003 and windows 2008.   Difference between Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 Full and...

Authoritative vs Non-Authoritative Restoration of Active Directory

Authoritative vs. Non-Authoritative Restoration of Active Directory  It is the absolute worst case scenario possible; your domain controller has crashed. So what type of restore do you do? It is any network administrator’s worst nightmare; your domain controller has crashed. So where do you go from here? Well, hopefully you have been doing your backups properly. If that is the...

Applying permissions to a Windows registry key

Applying permissions to a Windows registry key This article describes how to change permissions in the registry, in Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista computers. Do not edit the Windows registry unless you are confident about doing so. Before you edit the registry, you are advised make a backup: At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type ‘Regedit’ and press ‘Return’. On the ‘Registry’ menu, click...

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008

Upgrading your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 Here is in-place upgrading Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2003 R2 Domain Controllers to Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers. It will also help to installing Active Directory 2008 R2. Installing active directory 2008 might seem like simply feeding the DVD and pressing Next> until your server reboots into Windows Server 2008, there’s actually a...

How to check Windows Version remotely

How to check Windows Version remotely Oftentimes, we get the requirement to check the Windows Version remotely to reduce the manual work to login and check. So, here are some steps which can help you to check the windows version remotely.   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion With this you can get only following Versions:Microsoft Windows 2000 (No different between Pro and Server) Microsoft Windows...