Performing a SYSVOL FRS to DFS-R Migration

A few months ago, I made a post talking about the new guide released by Microsoft for a DFS-R migration. I’ve gone through the guide and used it in my production environment to actually migrate my DC’s over to DFS-R. Here is a general rundown of what you can expect to see using excerpts from …

How to Backup System State only in Server 2008

Ntbackup is deprecated in Windows Server 2008 and is replaced by Windows Server Backup. To backup the System State in Windows Server 2008, you have to use the command line “WBADMIN” Here is a little visual guide on how to backup your System State using a command prompt. The exact command like this: C:\>WBADMIN START …

Eyefinity Setup

For those of you that have never seen an Eyefinity setup before, it’s pretty awesome. My friend just got his set up. Here are a couple of quick videos of it. Sorry about the poor quality. Monitors: Left/Right – Acer 24″, Center – Vizio 32″ Resolution: 5760×1080 Graphics Cards: ATI 5870, Nvidia 210 (Physix processing)

Google announces its own experimental fiber network

Neowin: Google announced on Wednesday that it plans to create and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in a small number of trial locations across the United States. The network connections will deliver Internet speeds of 1 gigabit per second with fiber direct to the home connections. Google says it plans to offer service at a …

Imagining The Fate Of Data After The Apocalypse

Here’s a cool article about an apocalypse scenario and what would happen to all the worlds data. We don’t really have anything in place currently that would bring us back to where we are now technologically if humanity re-entered the stone age. IO9 – If modern civilization collapsed, could the survivors hope to rebuild using …

Windows 7 RC expiration prompts begin in two weeks

Just a reminder. If you’ve got the RC of Windows 7 installed still, you’re going to start being nagged. Neowin: Windows 7 RC does not expire until 1 June 2010 but from February 15 users will begin seeing expiration notifications in the task bar one time per day and then a Notification Wizard one time …