Category Archives: Server 2008

How to clear Remote Desktop Connections history

When we connect to a remote computer using Remote desktop application it stores the remote PC name and the login user name. And whenever we open remote desktop application again, it suggests the names of the computers that the user … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 to Workstation-Themes

Like Microsoft Windows Vista its also possible to use the Aero theme or at least the Vista Basic theme without transparency and 3d flip. Note that following this tutorial and installing the “Desktop Experience” Feature also installs Windows Calendar, Windows … Continue reading

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Changing the RDP listening port on Windows Server

Remote desktop protocol (RDP) is the de facto administrative console access, and it may be necessary to make it even more secure by changing the TCP port used for the network access. RDP transports on TCP 3389 by default for … Continue reading

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Snap-in failed to initialize” error message when you open Microsoft Management Console

Check the PATH environment variable as described in the article below. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826282 In Windows Server 2008 you will need to right-click ‘My Computer’ and then click the ‘Advanced System Settings’ option under ‘Tasks’ to pull up the Advanced System Properties … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2008 – How to switch off Internet Explorer Enhanced Security

If you are working on a Windows Server 2008 machine, either as an administrator or developer, you will probably need to switch off Internet Explorer’s Enhanced Security mode. The Enhanced Security mode is quite annoying, not letting you open most … Continue reading

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