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Upgrade to Windows 8.1 – Laptop and Tablet

Yesterday, directly after the new OS Version was available, I started the download. Unfortunately it took some time, as Microsoft Servers seemed to be a little bit overloaded. Anyway, after half a day I had the update on ready for

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Windows 8 Client Hyper-V – VMs Off-Critical

I am running several virtual machines on my laptop using Client Hyper-V. I don’t use them so much, but a few weeks ago I had to recognize that after starting my computer they are always shown as “off-critical”. My search

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Windows 8 and the APP Language

Recently I installed a Laptop with Windows 8 Enterprise. The installation Media itself is English, but as usual I configured it with German language settings. Later I gave it to the user, showed him how to use apps, etc. and

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Hyper-V 3.0 and the permissions

Recently I installed the first server with Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V. After creating the first virtual machine and a little testing, I continued with the setup. Domain join, Antivirus, the usual… Later on I created another VM and…: Hyper-V

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Posted in Virtualization, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

Windows 8 Volume License Activation

As introduced with Windows 7, the operating system is being installed without the need to provide a product key. Actually this is a good thing, because during the setup you needed to type the whole key, no copy/paste. In Windows

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Cisco VPN Client and Windows 8

Installing an old version of the Cisco VPN Client on a newly released Windows is usually not working like it should. I installed the client version 5.0.07.0440 on a Windows 8 Laptop and tried to connect. Following was the error

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