When installing Windows Server 2012 you have the option to install a core installation or the full version with the GUI. If you make the mistake of installing the core installation rather than the full version with GUI. Don’t panic! You can install the GUI afterwards using powershell.
Powershell command for installing the Windows Server 2012 Graphical User Interface.
Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell, Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra
By default the Windows store is disabled on Windows To Go. However by using the group policy editor you can enable the Windows Store on Windows To Go.
1. Op the group policy editor for the Active Directory (gpmc.msc) or local computer (gpedit.msc)
2. Expand Computer Configuration > Administrative templates > Windows Components > Store
3. Set the value “Store to install apps on Windows To Go Workspaces” to “Allow”
4. Click “Apply”
5. Restart the computer to make the setting effective or run the command “gpupdate.exe /force”
There are many applications available that give you the ability to read and post tweets on twitter. But I never started using one on a regular basis. I think this is because all the applications I have tried are bound to a single desktop. You could say get a laptop (already got one) and that solves your problem, but my answer would be that I like to travel light.
So there for I’m a intensive user of google apps (more over that in the near future), including the free tools like Google Analytics and Google Reader. When I switched to Google Reader to read my rss feed subscriptions it took a while before I was completely sold.
Recently some folks at Google asked pedestrians on Times Square in New York if they can explain what a browser is. The result was quite disappointing, no one really could give a good explanation.
For the last year or so I’m using Gmail as my email client. It is a great pleasure to have all email conversation online and always available. But Gmail is not intended to be used as a archive for documents and files. For this I use google docs.
So my project files sit in google docs and my email conversations about a project are sitting in Gmail. This is fine, but when looking for information it’s more convenient to have everything in one place. Continue reading
When I signed up to Office Live Workspace I experienced some problems when logging on. The page kept reloading. The steps below solved the problem for me.
A few years ago I started using virtual machines for testing purposes and running none critical servers. All of these servers started there lives as a Virtual Machine. None of them have ever run on dedicated hardware. Last week we took a closer look at our dedicated servers and realized that some of them were more a sleep than awake. So we decided to virtualize these machines to Hyper-V.
In the sidebar I have added a gadget that shows “The Daily Dilbert“. Dilbert is a comic strip that appears on the internet and in numerous magazines. For the folks in the Netherlands, Dilbert appears weekly in the Intermediar magazine. If you are following a Bachelor or Master study you can register yourself on the site of intermediar and you will receive the magazine for free.
More about Dilbert over here
Have fun with the Dilbert strip.
PS. I’m using a widget for the Dilbert strip that can be downloaded here
When using your iPhone abroad you may experience difficulties when using GPRS/EDGE/HSDPA/UMTS. This can be resolved by entering the APN settings of your provider. The links below are from a dutch forum thread that points out how to resolve this problem.