TAB completion in Windows

Posted Posted in Microsoft, 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 […]

remotely restart Windows 2000

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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 […]

Hyper-V within a VMware Fusion v5

Posted Posted in VMware, Windows

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 […]

Hyper-V Windows Server 2012, Desktop GUI

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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