How to license Windows server using command line utility

Error in Server manager: “Installation of the Proof of Purchase from the ACPI table failed. Error code: 0xC004F057” PS: Even after performing the below steps user use to get the same message in server manager event log. To resolve this, we have to enter the below registry settings: Using Regedit, traverse to the following location: …

Windows Server: How to Repair the Boot Files in Windows Server 2008 or 2008 R2

Description: There are a number of possible causes for the failure of a server to boot into Windows. This article deals with a problem in the boot files and demonstrates how to repair them. When booting to the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE), the drive letters are assigned on a firstcome, firstserve basis. For example, the …

Installing an OEM branded Windows OS in VMware

Installing an OEM branded Windows OS in VMware If you try to install an OEM branded Windows operating system you will likely have issues activating or installing because it cannot check the BIOS/hardware make. This is pretty common with Dell, HP, or IBM branded media. To resolve this issue you will need to add “smbios.reflecthost=”TRUE“.” …

How to Configure NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2016

NIC Teaming a built-in feature in Windows Server 2016 How to Configure NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2016? The NIC Teaming feature is now the built-in feature to Configure NIC Teaming in Windows Servers. NIC Teaming is provide network availability and network performance. It act as a bonding network adapters to form one logical network …

How-To: Install & Assign RDS CALs on Windows 2012 R1/R2

How-To: Install & Assign RDS CALs on Windows 2012 R1/R2 1. Launch Remote Desktop Licensing Manager 2. Right-click the RDS server, click Activate Server 3. From “Welcome to the Activate Server Wizard”, click Next 4. Select the connection method, click Next 5. Enter company information, click Next 6. Enter company information cont., click Next 7. …