System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool

March 30, 2013

“The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Upgrade Assessment Tool provides administrative users with information that they can use to determine if the computers that are managed by System Center 2012 Configuration Manager can run Windows 7 or Windows 8.The Upgrade Assessment Tool provides the following functionality:-Retrieves device driver compatibility information for installed peripheral devices and creates reports that you can use to determine which device drivers need to be upgraded to support the Windows operating system. -Allows you to see which computers meet the recommended system requirements for Windows operating systems and to customize these requirements for your environments....

Update Rollup 13 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (KB 2791312)

March 28, 2013

“Microsoft has released Update Rollup 13 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Language Packs, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 E-mail Router.For more information about this release, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2791312:Update Rollup 13 is available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011To maintain parity between the application components of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, this update rollup includes packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Language Packs, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM E-mail Router.”Update Rollup 13 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 (KB 2791312) can...
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SQLIO, PowerShell and storage performance: measuring IOPs, throughput and latency for both local disks and SMB file shares

March 27, 2013

Mr. Jose Barreto (MSFT) wrote an intresting article on “measuring IOPs, throughput and latency for both local disks and SMB file shares”.The article “SQLIO, PowerShell and storage performance: measuring IOPs, throughput and latency for both local disks and SMB file shares” can be review from the following link.
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WMI Errors May Appear After Deploying SCCM 2012 SP1 Agent on Windows 2003 Servers

March 26, 2013

After upgrade System Center 2012 Configuration Manager agent to SP1 (build 1000), the following error may appear in the client side:“The hardware inventory on a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003 R2 may cause the Wmiprvse.exe process to exit unexpectedly. Additionally, when you view the results of the fault, the details of the fault resemble the following:Faulting application wmiprvse.exe, version 5.2.3790.4455, faulting module msvcr90.dll, version 9.0.30729.6161, fault address 0x00056b1d”To resolve this issue, upgrade to Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. The  Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012...

Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0

March 19, 2013

“The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0 (OCAT ) has been replaced by the Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OffCAT). The OffCAT tool provides all of the same functionality as the OCAT tool, but it also allows you to scan more Office programs (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word).”Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0 can be download from the following link.

Leap Motion Controller

March 18, 2013

Usually, I don’t cover gadgets due the fact that most of the time this gadgets don’t provides real value. However, I got to knowa new gadget - Leap Motion Controller, that may change our life and I would like to write a short introduction to it.Leap Motion Controller become the next generation of the Human-Computer interface and may replace the traditional wayto work in the computing world.Don’t change who you are… The computer would adopt to you!Video - Leap Motion Controller in actionPicture  -Leap Motion Controller in action  For further information please review the following link.

Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tool (MCA) 2.1

March 14, 2013

“The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) Tool is a downloadable client program that is used to identify connectivity issues that occur between email clients and a server that is running Microsoft Exchange Server. The tool can also be used to identify connectivity issues between email clients and Office 365. The tool can be used both by email users, to identify common problems, and by IT Administrators, to troubleshoot issues that are affecting their Exchange Server deployments.The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer Tool simulates several client logon and mail flow scenarios. When a test fails, many of the errors message provide troubleshooting tips...