Susan Bradley

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August 16th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Further simplifying servicing models for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Get ready for a big change to how we install updates for Windows 7 and 8.1.  If you receive updates via windows update, your 7 and 8.1 updates are going to a cumulative 10 model. If you are managing updates with WSUS and/or - Read More
 
August 14th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2008 Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2011 Adding Windows 10 to SBS 2011 Essentials Adding Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Adding Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials There are some edits you need to make to get all of this to work.   - Read More
 
August 11th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Steps to take (assuming you haven’t upgraded to Anniversary edition yet) Step one on your Essentials R2 machine:  Ensure https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172614is installed.  It’s the July non security update rollup. On your clients, uninstall the OLD connector (it will - Read More
 
August 6th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
The R2 problem is being investigated at this time – will keep you posted Issues seen with: Essentials R2: I think the old connector isn’t being uninstalled and we’re getting two connectors installed.  I think.  Under investigation. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/ - Read More
 
August 4th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/itpro/windows/manage/group-policies-for-enterprise-and-education-editions If you look at that list it pretty much makes it that group policy doesn’t allow you to block consumerish apps or to customize the start menu. And be aware that if you go in the group - Read More
 
August 1st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
http://www.thirdtier.net/women-in-it-scholarship-program/ When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.  Or in the case of Amy Babinchak, when attackers go after your clients, you get this brainy idea to take the ransomware protection kit project and use it as a fundraiser to get women into - Read More
 
July 21st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 update history:https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/24717/windows-8-1-windows-server-2012-r2-update-history Updated the inbox component in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials to use the new client connector, so that the inbox component won’t get - Read More
 
July 17th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
In the zeal to get windows updating… or rather rebooting … more palatable I think Microsoft swung a little too far away from notifications.  I’m running 1511 and so many times odd things start occurring and I realize that updates have been installed, but the system hasn - Read More
 
July 17th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
When Group Policies Suddenly Stop Working My apologies, I didn’t blog my follow up to the issues introduced by MS16-072.  Wayne blogged a solution over on the thirdtier blog site that you can do to fix up your group policies and get them back working again.  I’m not a fan of - Read More
 
June 21st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Group Policy not working on SBS 2008, SBS 2011 and Windows Server 2008/2008R2 since MS16-072 Sigh.  I’ve seen this too.  Okay so my workaround isn’t so easy.  Hang tight. - Read More
 

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