Hyper-V

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Generation 2 Linux VM’s

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Generation 2 Linux VM’s Microsoft is starting to support Hyper-V Generation 2 VM’s for Linux. This alone would speed up any compatible Linux OS quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. This performance bottleneck was caused by the VM only being able to […]

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Windows Server 2012 Disable IPv6

Windows Server 2012 Disable IPv6  It seems in the latest 2 iterations of Microsoft’s latest Server releases (Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2) Microsoft has not really documented well how to properly disable IPv6. One would think you could just uncheck the protocol box on the adapter(s) but that be problematic at times. […]

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How to retrieve your Dell Service Tag from DOS

Retrieve Dell Service Tag from DOS If you ever needed to retrieve Dell Service Tag from DOS, this works remotely or if you are unable to read the tag on the case below is the syntax to retrieve the Dell service tag by querying Windows WMI service via the DOS command line using the WMIC […]

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KB2920189 won’t install on 2012 R2 VM

KB2920189 won’t install on 2012 R2 VM I had several Windows Server 2012 R2 VM’s keep getting errors every time it tried to install KB2920189 which after further research found out that it was due to secure boot being enabled on the VM’s. Luchily this fix is only a few reboots away when KB2920189 won’t […]