Monthly Archives: February 2013

Disabling the Office 2010 Security misery

Sure, Security is something we all must take into account. Especially a system administrator. But we need to find a balance between security and workability. Office 2010 is a good example of a suite which regularly returns to lower security. … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services – Failed to SnapShot

When converting a Master Target Device to a vDisk using XenConvert or the Citrix Provisioning Services Imaging wizard the error “Failed to snaphot” can occur:   When pressing on the Log button, the following log becomes visible: Take a look … Continue reading

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Using the VMXNET3 driver with Citrix PVS and VMware vSphere 5.1

The VMXNET3 driver for vSphere 5.1 is the driver with the best performance, the highest throughput and the least CPU utilization in comparison with the E1000 driver. But when using this network card with Citrix Provisioning Services 6.1 it brings … Continue reading

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.NET Framework cumulative?

If you use unattended deployment of operating systems and applications you notice that there are a lot of versions available of the same product. The .NET framework is not different. There is version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and last … Continue reading

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Unattended installation of a language pack in Windows 7 SP1

When deploying an unattended installation of an operating systems from SCCM, Altiris, RES Automation Manager or any other deployment mechanism and you want to add some languages, this is not so easy because Microsoft advises that when you want to … Continue reading

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