Tag: Windows 8.1

Microsoft News Summary – 17 July 2014

This week’s Microsoft news has been dominated by the cryptic letter by Satya Nadella and the pending (and obviously required) layoffs after the completion Nokia acquisition. Let’s stick to the techie stuff: Windows Azure Pack – Active Directory Design Choices: A post on design considerations for Active Directory in a Windows Azure Pack environment. Azure…

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Microsoft News Summary-4 June 2014

A few bits and pieces from the last 24-48 hours: Steve Ballmer outbid Ellison, Oprah, and David Geffen to buy an NBA team for $2billion: He’s all in on the skyhook shot now. He’s not the first ex-Softie to buy a franchise. MSFT founder Paul Allen owns the Seattle Seahawks (*cough* *spit*) and the Portland…

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Microsoft News Summary-28 May 2014

It’s been a slow few days for news. Here’s what popped up overnight. Deploy a Windows 8.1 Image Using MDT 2013: This topic will show you how to take your reference image for Windows 8.1, and deploy that image to your environment using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT), and MDT 2013 specifically. Microsoft Surface-branded Miracast…

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Microsoft News Summary – 8 May 2014

Here’s the news for the last 24 hours. I suspect things will remain quiet until the keynote at TechEd. Even then, I’d expect news to be limited to cloud services. Avoiding Disk Performance Issues in Storage Spaces: One of my posts on the Petri IT Knowledgebase What Are Virtual Machine Manager Service Templates? An overview…

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KB2927313–Hyper- VM Won’t Start Because The Security ID Structure Is invalid (0x80070539)

Microsoft posted a new support article for when a virtual machine cannot start – The security ID structure is invalid (0x80070539). This affects Hyper-V on WS2012, WS2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Symptoms Starting an imported virtual machine under Hyper-V sometimes fails with an error message that states “The security ID structure is invalid…

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