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Install RSAT on Windows 10 1809

Recently updated to Windows 10, version 1809, removed the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) that were previously installed.  This is common with such updates, however, this time around I was unable to reinstall the tools.  After much digging, I discovered that this is because Microsoft has made the RSAT tools a part of the “Features on […]

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Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4041676 Fixed

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Microsoft released KB4041676 as an update that includes quality improvements. What many started to notice was that it was accompanied by an issue included systems unable to boot and those cause in boot-loops.   Jump to quick fix: for those of you who already installed this In the cmd line of the […]


In Place Upgrade Of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

If you have a need to upgrade a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to either the Enterprise, or Datacenter edition, it’s possible to do so online, without re-installing Windows. This not only a simple process, it saves you time. Open an elevated command prompt and type DISM /Online /Get-CurrentEdition. This returns the current Windows […]

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Server 2012 R2 Data Deduplication on Windows 8.1

Talking a late walk around features of Windows Server 2012 R2. One of the features that interested me was the deduplicaiton feature. Naturally I want to run this on my Windows desktop. So my journey began. Warning these steps and method are no way supported by Microsoft; use at your own risk. To pull this off […]

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Upgrade Windows Server without Re-installing

Like in my previous post, we will be using the DISM.exe command (Deployment Image Servicing and Management Tool), that is available in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. This time to change the version of Server 2008 R2 from Standard to Enterprise Edition. Click on the “Start Button” Type Power, PowerShell will then show under programs, […]