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Windows 8 Tag Index

Using Netsh Commands for Wi-Fi Management in Windows 8

Microsoft removed some useful GUI networking settings starting with Windows 8, but fortunately Netsh commands can handle a variety of wireless networking tasks in the newer Windows releases.


Tags: command line, networking, Windows 8, Wi-Fi, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Netsh

Discover Windows 8's Hidden Server Features

When Windows Server 2012's enterprise-level server features look to be overkill for your company or small workgroup, take a closer look at Windows 8 and its little known but quite powerful server capabilities.


Tags: Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 Server, server tutorial

How to Set Up a WebDAV Server in Windows 7 & 8

Windows includes an FTP-like WebDAV server that is more secure and works better through firewalls than FTP. Discover how to launch your own WebDAV server in our latest server tutorial.


Tags: Windows 7, Windows 8, servers, ftp server, Windows 8 Server, WebDAV, WebDAV server

Blue Upgrade Coming to Windows Server, Too

Desktop and tablet users won't be the only ones to bask in Windows Blue upgrades, as Microsoft's upcoming update also has Windows Server in its sights.


Tags: Cloud, Microsoft, Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, Windows Phone 8, Windows Blue

Installing XenServer Tools on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 VMs

For better virtual machine performance and better management integration, install XenServer Tools. But for Microsoft's newest operating systems, there's a catch.


Tags: virtualization, Windows 8, Citrix, hypervisor, VM, XenServer, Windows Server 2012, Citrix XenServer

Microsoft Solidifies Its Private Cloud Approach

The System Center 2012 release candidate makes a very clear statement: Microsoft is ready to seize the private cloud  market from VMware.


Tags: Microsoft, Windows 8, server virtualization, Hyper-V, system center 2012

Microsoft to Debut Resilient File System with Windows 8 Server

The new ReFS file system, designed for resiliency and optimized for extreme scale, will be introduced as a storage system for Windows 8 Server, but will later be implemented as storage for clients and eventually as a boot volume.


Tags: Microsoft, Windows 8, file system, Storage, ntfs, ReFS

Kicking the Tires on Windows 8 Server

We take the developer preview release of Windows 8 Server out for a spin and find it surprisingly crash-free.


Tags: Microsoft, Windows 8

Workstation Virtualization Goes Mainstream With Windows 8

With the release Windows 8, end users will be mere mouse clicks away from launching Hyper-V-based virtual machines.


Tags: Windows 8, virtualization technology, workstation, Hyper-V

5 Operating Systems Starting 2011 With a Bang

2011 has only just begun, and already there is plenty going on in the world of OS software. From Apple OS X Lion to Microsoft Windows 8, here are the top 5 noteworthy OS developments.
Tags: Ubuntu, Apple, Windows 8, Mac OS X, server os