The first time you create Windows Failover Cluster, the node name is added according to DNS name. If you have set a mix of upper and lower case for node name, the node lists look ugly.
WinFix: Reassociate ISO mounting with Windows Explorer in Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2
Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2 has a new feature to mount ISO using Windows Explorer. However, when you install third-party tools such as 7-Zip and associate ISO file, the option to mount using Windows Explorer is not longer available as the entry in registry is deleted in registry HKCR.iso
WinFix: Reset Password – Local Windows Administrator on Server Core using Windows Server 2012 Setup DVD
This tutorial is to help Administrator to reset local Windows Administrator password using Windows Server 2012 Setup DVD.
WinFix: Reset Password – Local Windows Administrator on Server Core using Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Setup DVD
Sometimes written password is bad, but forgotten password is even worst. This tutorial is to help Administrator to reset local Windows Administrator password on Windows Server Core using Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 Setup DVD.
WinFix: Reset Password – Local Windows Administrator using SystemRescueCD
For Corporate administrator, we sometimes always overlook local administrator as we may use domain admin account to access the system. So, when local windows administrator is forgotten, SystemRescueCD can be used to reset password. This tutorial is written to use SystemRescueCD to reset local windows administrator.
WinFix: Failover Cluster – Validate Windows Cluster Configuration shows errors in List Potential Cluster Disks having disk with the same disk signature
All local disks except System Drive and Paging (if paging is on different disk) and attached storage such as SAN/iSCSI will participate in Windows Cluster Configuration validation as potential cluster disk. If there is error of multiple disks with the same disk signature, especially local disk, the validation will fail. This is usually happens on […]
WinFix: System Update Readiness Tool – Windows 8/8.1/Server 2012/2012 R2
Windows 8/8.1 and Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 have built in System Update Readiness Tool. It is recommended to run to check System Files Corruption.
WinFix: Hiding System Reserved Volume Drive Letter in Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 assigned drive letter to System Reserved partition. It is advisable to hide this partition as this partition is very important for booting Windows.
WinFix: Enable Hibernation on Windows Server
Sometimes we do use Windows Server as workstation and it is good to enable hibernation to resume your work.