How to Capture Windows 7 Reference Image Using WDS

This article shows you how to deploy ready installed Windows system images to desktops on your network. This way, you can install your desired applications, drivers and latest updates on Windows 7, 8 or 10, then you can create an image of that setup and deploy it on multiple machines in your network. This will save ... Read more

How to Upgrade Active Directory Domain Services from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 has been released, so it's time to update your Windows 2012 servers now to benefit from the features of the new release. If your active directory is configured on server 2012 R2 and you want to upgrade it to Windows Server 2016, then this tutorial is the right one for you. Upgrade active ... Read more

Difference Between Hyper-V Checkpoint and System Restore Point in Windows

We all are aware of the existence of Hyper-V checkpoint and system restore point (a feature available inside every window's operating system). Apparently, they do the same thing but there is a small difference which I will explain in this article. Hyper-V Checkpoint vs. System Restore Point In a Hyper-V checkpoint, the state of the computer's entire ... Read more

How to Configure WDS on Windows Server 2012 R2 with DHCP Server Running on Linux

This tutorial describes how to deploy WDS when a Linux DHCP server is running on your network. I am using Linux Ubuntu a 14.04 server distribution for the DHCP configuration. Prerequisites Make sure: The administrator account has a strong password. A static IP is configured both on DHCP and WDS server. Latest Windows updates are installed ... Read more

How to Install VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro

VMware workstation 11 is one of the latest VMWare versions which supports many guest operating systems including latest Windows 10. System Requirements Please check the system requirements from this URL for your installation to work. Installing VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro Step 1: Download the copy of VMware workstation from this URL. Double-click ... Read more