Bginfo not updating
Maybe there's a better way to do this by now, but I've got a policy applying only to my server OU that runs with parameters: %logonserver%\netlogon\bginfo\/timer:0 It throws a few choice bits up as the background, to make remote sessions easier to identify.This is from a long time ago, but if you're not using DFS or something similar you might find some use for this (if you have identical scripts running in different locations to ensure files are run or copied from the correct local servers): Dim WSHShell,str Reg Key, DFS, DCName Set WSHShell = WScript. Shell") str Reg Key="HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Group Policy\History\DCName" DCName = lcase(WSHShell.
I have read multiple articles on building a “Golden Image” or “Golden Copy” of a VMWare guest VM, and will try to cite them wherever and often.
In any case, once you have the OS installed it’s time to log in. Give the desktop a minute to load and wait for the Server Manager to appear.
First thing you’ll notice is the login screen is akin to Windows 8. Once you’re logged in you’re going to see the tile setup that you do in Windows 8. The very first thing I want to do is update this bad boy.
But from time to time, we might think that app X is not as good as before, or the functionality isn’t as expected. With the Windows-as-a-Service approach, updates might make it in faster than you think.
I would suggest taking the time to give feedback to Microsoft.
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I’m not going to tell you how to get Server 2012 onto a VM in VMWare Workstation, but I can tell you I had problems with version 8, which I later found out were probably attributed to the floppy issue described here, rather than it being that particular version of VMWare Workstation.