Tag: Windows XP

User State Migration Toolkit 4.0 Guide

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P2V Migration for Software Assurance

This just appeared in my inbox, regarding a new beta available on Connect: “P2V Migration for Software Assurance uses the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Sysinternals Disk2VHD to convert a user’s existing Windows XP or newer client environment to a virtual hard disk then automates the delivery of an updated and personalized Windows 7 operating system…

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End Of Life Coming Soon

Folks, this summer the following products will be end of life, i.e. no support of any kind for the following products: XP SP2 – upgrade to a newer service pack Vista RTM – upgrade to a newer service pack Windows 2000 – upgrade to Windows XP SP3 or later, Windows Vista SP1 or later, or…

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European Union Windows Browser Choice

KB976002 describes what operating systems will receive a choice of Internet browser and how this process will work.  This will bring Microsoft into compliance with the much discussed demands of the European Union on this subject.  Affected OS’s are: Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3 All editions of Windows Vista…

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MS10-015 / KB977165 Causing BSOD For Some – How To Deal With The Issue

I came home tonight to see reports of blue screens of death and failed boot up/reboots for XP machines that had installed the MS10-015 security patch or hotfix.  There is a long thread on Microsoft Answers. After installing the patch you have to reboot.  You are then greeted with: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Technical Information: STOP: 0x00000050 (0x80097004,…

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Publish Internet Explorer From XP Mode

Do you want to use an older version of IE on Windows 7?  You cannot install an older version natively; you have to use IE8.  Compatibility mode may fix most things but there’s possibly that LOB application that won’t play nice.  You can do things like get the app vendors to update it (maybe they…

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Lots Of Operations Manager Updates

Microsoft released lots of updates for Operations Manager over the last couple of weeks.  There are lots of updates to management packs, too many for me to go posting them at this time of night.  Have a look on the catalogue and you’ll see them.  Or check your console if you’re using OpsMgr 2007 R2.…

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