Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 Overview

Released in September 2012, Windows Server 2012 is the most fully featured version of the Windows Server product family ever released. Noteworthy new features include significant upgrades to Hyper-V virtualization technology, PowerShell, storage pools and spaces, a Resilient File System (ReFS), and improved support for private and public cloud services.

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Recent Windows Server 2012 Articles

How to Set the Date and Time in Windows Server Core 2012 R2

By Russell Smith - June 23, 2014

In this new Ask an Admin post, learn how to use the command line in Windows Server Core 2012 R2 to set the time and date.

How Can I Delete a Folder or File from the Command Line Using Windows PowerShell?

By Russell Smith - June 9, 2014

Discover how to use PowerShell to delete files and folders in this Ask an Admin. Find out how to remove all MP3 files, filter, take out .txt files and more.

Petri Contributing Editor Aidan Finn Wins TechEd 2014 Speaker Idol

By Jeff James - May 16, 2014

After the votes were tallied, Petri Contributing Editor Aidan Finn emerged as the winner of the TechEd 2014 Speaker Idol competition.

Avoiding Disk Performance Issues in Storage Spaces

By Aidan Finn - May 7, 2014

In this post, discover a preparation process for your hardware to reduce the possibilities of Storage Spaces performance issues caused by hardware, drivers, or

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Switching Between the GUI and Server Core in Windows Server 2012

By Jeff Hicks - December 13, 2012

It's a Windows Server 2012 switcheroo! Learn to switch between the GUI and server core in this helpful how-to by Jeff Hicks.

Performing Disk Repair with PowerShell Cmdlets in Windows Server 2012

By Jeff Hicks - December 10, 2012

Sometimes things go wrong with disks or volumes: it's practically the Saga of the Sysadmin. Learn to perform disk repair with Powershell cmdlets in Windows 2012

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Server 2012

By Jeff James - November 29, 2012

Looking for a faster way to navigate the new interface in Windows Server 2012? Check out this helpful list of Windows Server 2012 keyboard commands and

Top 10 Windows Server 2012 Features

By Jeff James - September 21, 2012

While the jury may still be out on Windows 8 in the enterprise, there are plenty of useful features in Windows Server 2012 for IT admins.

Windows Server 2012: First Five Fixes

By Jeff Hicks - July 12, 2012

What do you do with a brand new Windows Server 2012 install? Let PowerShell MVP, Jeff Hicks, show you his "first five fixes" for a new Windows Server 2012 build

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