Enable Terminal Server on a remote machine

Date June 25, 2009

Well, sort of. This is an old howto that I apparently missed. I really know so little about Windows administration that finding gems like this makes me really excited :-) Anyway, it’s possible to connect to a remote machine’s registry, alter the data in it, then remotely reboot the machine so that it can come […]

Windows Desktop Automated Installations

Date June 24, 2009

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had the idea in the back of my mind to build an infrastructure for automated Windows installs, for my users’ machines. I’ve been doing some research (including on ServerFault), and have created a list of software that seems to attempt to fill that niche. First up is Norton […]

Remote Desktop Shortcuts

Date January 29, 2009

Many thanks to Ryan Nedeff for this blog entry! I love remote desktop, I really do. It’s lightweight, it’s rather secure, and it just plain works. It’s one of the few things that Microsoft really got right. The only problem with it is the issue of keyboard shortcuts.I’m not a mouse guy. I hate taking […]