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Microsoft Has 1 Million Servers. So What?

prandal Re:The maximum uptime for Windows is ~17 months (172 comments)

KB2775511 has substantially reduced the CPU load and improved file-sharing performance on one of our heavily-used Windows 2008 R2 file servers.

Microsoft recommends that it be applied to both servers and workstations.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/03/12/slow-boot-slow-login-sbsl-hotfix-rollup-for-windows-7-and-server-2008-r2-available-today.aspx

But there may be problems with it under some circumstances:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/winsdk/archive/2013/05/13/roll-up-update-kb-2775511-reports-with-smb-2-0-data-truncation.aspx

about a year and a half ago
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Microsoft Prepares Rethink On Windows 8

prandal Re:mature response to a corporate stumble (536 comments)

If they really want people to 'upgrade' from XP, shouldn't they make an in-place upgrade possible?

about a year and a half ago
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IPv4 Will Not Die In 2010

prandal Re:Panic Averted - Resume Doing Nothing (264 comments)

So the question we each need to ask, on behalf of ourselves and our employers, is how long will it take to transition my/our setup to IPV6?

If the answer is greater than 2 years, it would be prudent to start doing something about it now.

more than 4 years ago
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Microsoft-Novell Relationship Hits the Skids

prandal Re:You get serious (194 comments)

And good riddance to them too. Thanks for encouraging us all

more than 5 years ago
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State of Colorado Calls Firefox Insecure, IE6 Safe

prandal Re:firefox and mac (530 comments)

about:config

network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris

Yup, firefox supports NTLM authentication, and has for a long time, and it works for me.

more than 5 years ago
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Microsoft.com Makes IE8 Incompatibility List

prandal Re:Options (358 comments)

You can.... X-UA-Compatible. 10 mins on Microsoft's IE blog would have told you that....

more than 5 years ago
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Massive VMware Bug Shuts Systems Down

prandal Re:Patch Tuesday (410 comments)

Must check before posting next time. Rebooting a VM doesn't power down the VM.

more than 6 years ago

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