Office 365–Connect to MsOnline using PowerShell

The administration and configuration of Office 365 can done using PowerShell. To connect to the Office 365, you need the appropriate modules installed. These modules are available from Microsoft website. This article describes how to connect to Office 365 provider….




Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX in Windows 7 64bit

Today I bought a Logitech Anywhere Mouse MX. I didn’t expect, that it can be so complicated to install and configure that mouse. Well, it was the so called USB Receiver which made problems – The Windows 7 64bit System didn’t find a suitable driver for that micro-device….




WerFault.exe – Windows Error Reporting Shortcomings

Today I’ll write about Windows Error Reporting on Windows Server 2008 R2 / Windows 7, a set of Windows technologies that capture software crash and hang data from end users. See this post as a summary of what I’ve learned when analyzing Windows Error Reporting feature and it’s ‘shortcomings’…




Configure Jumbo Frames on Hardware iSCSI HBA in ESX 4

Before you begin, check the names of the vmhba adapters on your ESX server. From the vSphere Client go to Configuration tab and click on Storage Adapters. Now, to set Jumbo Frame support (MTU 9000) on your hardware iSCSI HBA, follow these steps:…




Disable “No Internet Access” notification on Windows Server 2008 (R2)

The “No Internet Access” notification on the network connection icon usually appears when you’re not connected to the Internet or you probably behind a proxy server. However, when you setting up your servers in an isolated environment without Internet access and you want to disable this notification then:…




Export and Import Mailbox data to a PST file on Exchange Server 2007

This procedure describes how to export all mailboxes from one Exchange Server to a PST files and how to import the PST files to another Exchange Server in a different domain. Before you begin make sure that:…




Modify the Computer icon text to show logged on username in Windows Server 2008 (R2)

Changing the text on the Computer icon on your Remote Desktop Services Session Host is handy when a user calls you and you want to know which Session Host the user is logged on. The procedure to do this has changed since Windows Server 2003….



Synchronize time with external NTP server on Windows Server 2008 (R2)

Time synchronization is an important aspect for all computers on the network. By default, the clients computers get their time from a Domain Controller and the Domain Controller gets his time from the domain’s PDC Operation Master. Therefore the PDC must synchronize his time from an external source. I usually use the servers listed at…




Windows 7 Magnifier Shortcuts and Features

Today I was reading thru the news and found an article about the Windows Magnifier. A brilliant Windows 7 Tool that I’d pretty much ignored in the past….




Windows Recovery–Load Registry

Ok, today I locked-out myself from one of my dedicated servers.. how? I changed the RDP-Port in the Registry:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp And then, I FORGOT to add the new Port to the so called ‘Windows Firewall with Advanced Security’ .. it was like a lighting strike in my body when I clicked ‘restart Server’…