Windows 7 Remote Desktop Client

I just found a really cool, yet subtle, feature of the Windows 7 Remote Desktop Client! If you open a remote desktop (terminal services) session to a remote system, and go into full-screen mode, you can now click and drag the title bar at the top of the screen! It’s quite convenient if you didn’t … Read moreWindows 7 Remote Desktop Client

[Lack of] .NET Support in WinPE 3.0

So, I downloaded the Release Candidate of the Windows 7 Automated Installation Kit (AIK) this morning and installed it on one of my spare systems. I was excited to see that a new version of WinPE was available! I hope that they have made improvements to it, much as WinPE 2.0 was a huge improvement … Read more[Lack of] .NET Support in WinPE 3.0

IIS 5.1 (Windows XP) Error Message

You may see an Error icon appear in the IIS 5.1 Management Console, and a message stating “Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred“. This can occur on Windows XP if WinRM (Windows Remote Management) is running. WinRM is Microsoft’s implementation of the DMTF’s WS-Management standard, and runs on port 80. This can cause a port conflict, and … Read moreIIS 5.1 (Windows XP) Error Message