ConfigMgr OSD – Enable .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 has the .NET Framework 4.5.1 enabled by default. If you need .NET Framework 3.5 which also includes support for .NET 3.0, and 2.0, then you must enable the feature as it is not enabled by default.However to enable it you need access to the content of the Sources\SXS folder that resides on the Windows 8.1 installation media. More details are described in the MSDN article Installing the .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8 Read More …

ReadTip: Life After Windows XP: Windows Vista and Windows 7

A nice presentation highlighting the key technology and feature improvements from XP to Windows 7. Download the presentation from here

Adding Games on Windows 7 Enterprise

When you run a default Windows 7 Enterprise installation, you will notice that by default no games are being installed. System administrators using the Windows Automated Installation Toolkit can use the image manager to enable games within their customized Windows 7 Enterprise installation, but here’s another trick how you can get the games enabled. Open a command prompt with elevated Administrative privileges and execute the following command: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:InboxGames when completed, you should Read More …

Windows7 Enterprise Videos

The Windows7 Enterprise videos provide a great high-level overview for the following features: DirectAccess BranchCache Enterprise Search Scopes BitLocker AppLocker Virtual Desktop Enhancements Language Packs Click here to access the videos

Windows Server 2008 R2 Documentation & Resources

Learn more about Windows Server 2008 R2. All documents can be downloaded from here