August, 2012

  1. SCCM 2007: Setting the drive letter during an Operating System Task Sequence

    This is a quick post; primarily for my notes so that I can refer back to later. I recently was having some trouble getting the partition/format drive step in an OS Task Sequence to label the primary system drive as “C”, so after some reading of the TechNet documentation on supported variables that can be…

  2. Veeam Backup Free Edition for VMware and Hyper-V

    If you are looking for a professional back-up utility to backup your hypervisor hosts (VMware or Hyper-V) you are in luck. Veeam; who have led the industry in Virtual infrastructure backup solutions for some time now have announced recently a new free edition of their latest product offering called VeeamZIP. To learn more about it and to download a copy visit this URL:…

  3. Windows Server 2012 RTM

    Following on from my post a few minutes ago, it is also exciting to read the Windows Server 2012 released to manufacturing announcement which has also been posted over at the Windows Server team blog. There are so many new features that will be introduced with the release of Windows Server 2012, this release will be…

  4. Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

    Windows 8 Metro Interface Start Screen

    For some, the wait is finally over! The much-anticipated and talked about release of Windows in Microsoft’s history to-date is now at the release to manufacturing (RTM) milestone. I was only discussing with a colleague today that it seemed as though Microsoft was running late by a week to announce the RTM milestone, after making the commitment to…

  5. Welcome Back!

    Well, this is the re-ignition of my old blog now under a new address “rainesy.com”. Sorry it’s been a while; honestly I just haven’t had time to focus on this project. Fortunately, though I have finally got the new blog off the ground now and will be trying my best to write some articles and posts more often from…

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