How To: Connect a Client Computer in Essentials 2016

After configuring your Microsoft Windows Server Essentials environment, you will want to connect your client computers to the domain so they can be centrally managed and backed up. This guide will show you how to connect your client computers to the Essentials server. Prerequisites A Windows Client Computer Connected to the network A user created […]

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Users Connect to Local Exchange Server Instead of Office 365

Issue: During a migration to Office 365, a user’s computer connects to the local Exchange Server when configuring an Outlook profile instead of connecting to the Office 365 server. Cause: The AutoDiscover Service is running in the local Exchange environment, causing the clients to connect locally. Fix: To repair this issue, perform the following: Log […]

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How To: Enable NIC Teaming in Windows 8, 8.1 and 10

———————————————————————————————————————————— UPDATE: According to Microsoft, this was never supposed to work. We will need to rely on third party NIC teaming software for client operating systems. See the Technet thread here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/936e8936-810c-434f-9e06-525daafa50b8/teaming-not-possible-in-win10pro-insider-builds-10565-and-10576-error-87?forum=WindowsInsiderPreview Intel NIC Teaming Software: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products/000005667.html Broadcom Downloads: https://www.broadcom.com/support Be sure to check and make sure any NIC you are purchasing is compatible with Windows 10 and […]

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Essentials Series: Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

 Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials   This is part one of a series of guides on Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. In this series, I will guide you through many of the core functions of Windows Server 2012 Essentials, Including Installation, creating and managing users, adding devices for users, enabling anywhere access and more. […]

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How To: Enable Remote Desktop in Windows 8 (Server 2012)

Enabling Remote Desktop in Windows 8 (Server 2012) When working with multiple computers, it is important to be able to easily access a remote computer or server to manage its functions from your desk. This will save you from physically accessing the console to perform a simple task. This is also very useful when working […]

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