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...

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue

Windows 2008 R2 backup issue   For windows 2008 R2 backup issue, you can try below steps: 1. Stop the Microsoft Shadow Copy Provider & Volume Shadow Copy Service (run net stop “Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider”) 2. Export the contents of the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem key to a .reg file (as a backup). 3. Delete the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EventSystem\{26c409cc-ae86-11d1-b616-00805fc79216}\Subscriptions key. (Just delete the Subscriptions subkey;...