Death to the MCSE

5 בנובמבר 2007

Well, this is it folks, our lovely king die. Probably from a hardware problem (that's the answer for most of the errors on Windows ;-) ). Anyway, the old MCSE style is no longer available in Windows Server 2008 certification track. You'll need to achieve the TS certifications first, and then to take the PRO certification, when MCITP Sever Administrator is the equivalent for MCSA and MCITP Enterprise Administrator is equivalent for MCSE. Note that the MCSA/MCSE Messaging/Security speciplization are no longer available if you wanna become specialist on Exchange Server 2007 for example, you'll need to pass a...
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How can I change my BIOS boot order?

4 בנובמבר 2007

If you want to install a new operating system from a CD/DVD, or to run a Live OS, or maybe want to use recovery tools from USB/Floppy disk drive you'll need to configure the BIOS boot order/sequence first. In order to perform this action follows these steps:   1. Enter to the motherboard BIOS, in order to do that check in the screen when you start up the computer for small line in the POST (Power On Self Test) screen. Most of the motherboards manufacturers provide a small line like this: "Press X to run Setup" or "Press X...
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How can I launch Windows Vista Remote Assistance utility from a command line?

2 בנובמבר 2007

Abstract This article will help you get familiar with the Windows Vista Remote Assistance utility from the command line view.   In order to launch the Windows Vista Remote Assistance utility from the command line follow these steps: 1. Click on "Start". 2. Type CMD at the new Windows Vista start menu, or click on Run at the classic menu and type CMD. 3. Type cd \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32. 4. Type MSRA.EXE in order to start the friendly user-interface remote assistance (see figure). 5. In order to know how to start specific action from the command line type...

How to create and deploy custom Windows Vista images using ImageX

Abstract This article will help you create and deploy Windows Vista Windows Imaging (WIM) images.   What's WIM and why should I use it? Windows Imaging (or WIM) is the new generation from Microsoft for imaging format; the newest operating systems (from Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs) are coming in single WIM file that ready to deployment. WIM is the new Microsoft imaging format, which have been in use since SMS OS Deployment Feature Pack (OSDFP) that may know WIM from the first version (1.0), today WIM is included in the new Windows Vista and Server 2008 installation media...

Everything you need to know about DHCP as a System Administrator

1 בנובמבר 2007

Abstract This article will help you to learn everything that you need to know as a system administrator (or SysAdmin) about this protocol and what can you do with him.   What's DHCP? And why it's recommended to use it? Imagine that you're working as a SysAdmin for a large company with 500 desktop computers; you need to set to each desktop computer IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, DNS servers, and other network settings. How could you do that? If you'll try to perform this task manually you're probably going to waste a lot of time on sitting...
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Moving from right-to-left (or moving from Hebrew to English)

Hi folks,  Well, after a long time of writing technical articles with my pal – Yuval, I choose to use this blog in order to publish some of them that relating to the Microsoft and some of the general IT field.  Hope to get help from my friend ASAP in order to customize the weblog design and other things here.  If you're asking why I'm moving from the holy-language (a.k.a Hebrew, and personally I love the official Hebrew that you can find at Kol Israel, but that's my little "fetish"…) to English, the answer is simple: it's easier to write technical...