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 […]

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. […]

Outlook 2013 slow to open

Outlook 2013 slow to open (FIX) If Outlook 2013 is opening slowly you can disable hardware graphics acceleration which may help speed things up by clicking: File > Options  Then select Advanced on the menu to the left then scroll down and check the box that says “Disable hardware graphics acceleration”. Now click the OK […]

Critical Windows Security Patch released today

Critical Windows Security Patch released today by Microsoft ( 7-20-2015 ) Released today at 10AM PST Microsoft announced another remote exploit that could target a font driver. You can read the security bulletin here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms15-078.aspx Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 – Critical said that a vulnerability was found in the Microsoft Font Driver That Could Allow Remote […]

How to add margins to Visio 2013

How to add margins to Visio 2013 First click on the design ribbon and then second click on the little arrow next to Page Setup. Now under the default tab “Printer Setup” click on the Setup button.  Now change the margins to your specifications and click the OK button. As you can see it’s pretty […]