Archive for 'Windows Server'

Recovering the MBR from a Windows machine

I was chatting with a friend the other day about recovering the MBR on one of my Windows systems. He is a seasoned admin and recommended the following: 1. Boot from the Windows XP CD (the UBC may also work) and select the recovery console. 2. Once the recovery console comes up you can run […]

A walk down DOS memory lane

This past weekend I started cleaning out a ton of old stuff. Like most geeks, I hate to get rid of things that may *one day* be useful. While reviewing the contents of one of my tech tubs, I came across some nostalgic DOS software and books from the early 90s. The first item was […]

Getting started with Windows Server 2008

This past year I finally took the plunge and started learning Windows Server. At first I was extremely apprehensive about this, but as I thought about it more I realized that a lot of companies are successfully using Windows Server for one or more reasons. In addition, most environments have a mix of Windows, Linux […]

Windows Server 2008 is a rather nice product

I’ve been crazy busy over the past few months. In addition to preparing for my RHCE exam in July, I have also been studying for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 MCITP certification. This is a huge change for me, and I wouldn’t have thought in a million years that I would be so focused on […]