Create a Local Administrator User from Command Prompt

To create a new local administrator user on a Windows machine, you must be logged in as an admin user, or have remote access using something similar to PSExec running under an administrative account.   Click Start and in the Start Search, type CMD. Right Click on CMD and choose Run as Administrator. In the Command Prompt window, type net […]

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How To: Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Using Powershell

If you’re using the free Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Server download from Microsoft, you will have noticed that the GUI interface is missing. You also may have opted to use the Server Core installation of Windows Server to save resources. Either way, you may want to manage your virtual machines using Powershell. This article […]

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How To: Create a Virtual Machine in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

  Once you have Hyper-V installed on Windows Server 2012 R2, you will want to create a new virtual machine. This guide will step you through creating a new virtual machine using the Hyper-V Console, Connecting it to a virtual switch and changing some of the options like processing cores and memory allocation. Creating a […]

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How To: Install Hyper-V Role on Windows Server 2012 R2

There is a good chance that if your company has a need for a multiple amount of servers, that virtualization will become part of your organization. There are two major players for virtualization, Microsoft Hyper-V and VM Ware ESXi server. This guide will step you through the installation process for Hyper-V Server on Windows Server […]

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Managing Server Folders in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

 Managing Server Folders in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials This guide will show you how to add and remove server folders in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. Adding a Server Folder If you have not completed the initial setup, you can start adding server folders from the Get Started tab on the Windows Server Essentials Dashboard 1. Open […]

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