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Susan is just a wacko SBSer who started down her path by hanging out in the SBS newsgroup community. She's not a Microsoft employee or affiliated with Microsoft. Get a feel of the SBS “vibe” and join in the SBS community!
Be aware that at this time Windows 10 will need a connector update in order to connect to/be backed up by Essentials 2012 r2
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2015/07/23/client-connector-availability-with-windows-home-server-small-business-server-and-windows-server-essentials-for-supported- - Read More
So some are saying how cool this is that Satya Nadella stepped up and helped to support this customer. I see this as a failure of support and I’m guessing that it’s - Read More
Many of you know Robert (Mr. Essentials) Pearman as the key person who blogs about Essentials topics – more so than I do these days honestly.
If you’ve never been to his site for his Essentials content, you should book mark it.
But that’s not what this - Read More
Gary passes along this info…
“I didn’t see this here, and your blog is usually the first place I look for “SBS” (er.. essentials now) information:
Samsung 850 EVO SSD drives do NOT get along well with Windows 2012 R2. In an essentials server, they’ll - Read More
When updating Exchange servers remember that since 2010 era they no longer automatically MU down.
To know what the latest and greatest is – check out this post:
For an oneoff clicking on help-about - Read More
Just to follow up on a few updates: The hotfix for this issue is now out and we’re still pushing for this to be on Microsoft update: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2015/03/13/the-ms15-10-security-update-for-windows-server-2012-r2-essentials-and-the-client-restore- - Read More
Looking to block the Windows 10 upgrade icon from the system tray?
Remove windows 10 upgrade icon from sys. tray – Spiceworks:http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/983148-remove-windows-10-upgrade-icon-from-sys-tray
1, Run the following command
taskkill /f /im GWX.exe /T
This will take - Read More
Update to remove duplicate descriptions for Office 365 integration in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials:
Be aware this is another update for Essentials that “This update removes unnecessary descriptions, and updates Office 365 - Read More
Be aware of issues that have been resolved:
Bug with PowerBI module:
If you have subscribed to the PowerBI it will break - Read More
While the MVP virtual conference was going on, California had a rain storm… and I had thunder, and a power outage, smack dab in the middle of the Windows update session.
So fortunately I happened to have my laptop next to me and it has an AT&T cellular connection. I fired up - Read More