The Machine SID Duplication Myth

Mark Russinovich explains why he’s retiring “NewSID”. In short, he explains that he heard that people were having some issues with it on Vista, which made him do some research on whether SID changing is still necessary… Turns out he couldn’t find anyone in Microsoft who could tell him why duplicate SIDs could be a problem. Because it’s not a problem. And: It never was. Anyway for people that did OS deployment the correct way, Read More …

Windows XP Mode IT Pro Deployment Video

If you consider using XP Mode, then I recommend watching this video. This video contains a good tutorial on how to install and configure XP mode including a lot of additional hints. Furthermore the video explains how to create a customized XP Mode VHD for deployment on multiple clients. The video can be downloaded from here