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Running Windows on Xen

    

The NetBSD/xen port is able to run M$ Windows domU, since you have a CPU that features the IntelĀ® VMX instruction.

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Search Active Directory from the desktop

    

That day, at work, I had to check if an application has been implemented as it should have been. The application was supposed to use Active Directory groups to filter users access to some data. I’m no admin on my desktop ; but I had to find a “standard” way to query the corporate Active Directory. Here’s the trick.

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Remove NIC from Windows' registry

    

Here’s a support article that explains how to manually removing network adapter entries from the Windows registry.

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Force VMware (Fusion) tools installation

    

Last time I P2Ved a Windows 7 machine, I ended not being able to install the VMware tools on it. The menu was just not enabled no matter what I did inside or outside the VM. The solution to have the VMware tools installed is to manually mount the Windows drivers disk image.

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Windows 2008 R2 and Active Directory

    

On my way to install a Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2, I found a nice tutorial about configuring Active Directory (AD) on Windows Server 2008 R2 . I just tried it in my VMware sandbox and it works straight away! Thanks Thomas!

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