Tag Archives: Windows Server 2008 R2

Using Disk Cleanup in Windows Server 2008 R2

If you ever have a need to run Disk Cleanup to free up space in Windows Server 2008 R2 then don’t be surprised when you can’t find it! It is actually installed as part of the Desktop Experience feature. So … Continue reading

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Providing Remote Desktop Connection to a private virtual LAN

We have a Sharepoint test lab spanning three virtual machines running on hyperV.  All three run on an internal virtual network totally isolated from the host’s network.  The first VM is the domain controller, the second VM hosts SQL server and … Continue reading

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Adding an assembly to the Global Assembly Cache (GAC) in Windows Server 2008 R2

Another one for my own reference really. It might just help you too! If you try and install an assembly in the Global Assembly Cache in Windows Server 2008 R2 by the old favourite method of drag’n’drop you will fail … Continue reading

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Add Internet access to a vmware team

If like me you develop for SharePoint within an isolated domain hosted as a vmware team then read on. To protect the hosts network the team is normally isolated using a virtual LAN.  The only problem is how to allow access … Continue reading

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Disable the Windows Server Shutdown Event Tracker

Ever get annoyed at having to always give a reason when you shut down or restart your Windows Server? Do you forget how to disable it? I do! Open the Local Group Policy Editor: Run > gpedit.msc Locate the node … Continue reading

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