VMware Fusion keyboard mapping: macOS <> Windows

VMware Fusion default keyboard profile maps (Swiss German keyboard configured on both macOS and Windows): Numpad Enter = Alt Gr Numpad Enter + < = \ Numpad Enter + 2 = @ Now, if you want to map a network drive using a password with e.g. special case you will fail to ever create a […]

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TAB completion in Windows

Tab-completion in Windows 2000 I might be the last one in the world to discover this W2K tweak, but just in case others are interested; here’s how to get “tab completion” (famous from the unix world and also (I hear) now default in Windows XP command prompts) in Windows 2000: 1. Hit the “Start” button […]

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remotely restart Windows 2000

Have you ever needed to remotely restart a Windows XP or Windows 2000 machine? Several scripted options exist (e.g., in the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit). However, you can accomplish the same task from the Microsoft Management Console (MMC). 1. Open a computer management console for the machine you want to restart. I usually […]

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Hyper-V within a VMware Fusion v5

When installing Microsoft Hyper-V within a VMware Workstation you cannot create virtual machines and the following error messages are shown in the event log. ‘Virtual Machine Bus’ driver required by the Virtual Machine Management service is not installed or is disabled. Check your settings or try reinstalling the Hyper-V role. ‘Virtualization Infrastructure’ driver required by […]

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SPS 2013, SQL 2008 R2, FIM 2010 R2

Working with IBM products for yearsĀ I thought let’s give Microsoft products a glimpse. The idea is to build a publicly facing, collaboration solution with content managed in an authoring system, workflows for publishing and users being able to self register.

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Hyper-V Windows Server 2012, Desktop GUI

In case you need to extend a Windows Server 2012 Core Installation with a desktop GUI do the following: start a powershell Get-WindowsFeature server-gui* Install-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell,Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra 2013-04-24_1745 To remove apply: Remove-WindowsFeature Server-Gui-Shell,Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra

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