V2P [4], Thin PC [4]

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how our laptops which were set up with native boot VHD would all have to be V2Pd because VHDs on the native boot system tend to get corrupted more often. This week it is time to put that into reality by getting started on the 14 laptops… Continue reading V2P [4], Thin PC [4]

More problems with Windows 2008-R2-Vista-7 security elevation

Last week I wrote a rant about the changes MS has made due to its security elevation model implemented in 2008/R2/Vista/7. The post covered what is effectively turning the domain administrators group into a lepers colony, by effectively implementing built in and irrevocable Deny permissions to the administrators group on a computer or server. Today… Continue reading More problems with Windows 2008-R2-Vista-7 security elevation

!@#$%^ Windows stupid ownership / permissions changes in Vista/Server 2008

This is a response to the above message which zillions of system administrators world wide hate seeing on their server console. These messages were introduced as a new “feature” of Windows Server 2008, along with the changes that cause them. Microsoft arbitrarily brought in different meanings of ownership in Vista/2008 that are different from XP/2003.… Continue reading !@#$%^ Windows stupid ownership / permissions changes in Vista/Server 2008