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Author: Russell Smith

IT consultant, Contributing Editor @PetriFeed, and trainer @Pluralsight. All about Microsoft, Office 365, Azure, and Windows Server.

How to Set Up Windows Sandbox

by Russell Smith

If you want to spin up an isolated Windows 10 desktop quickly, without the knowledge required to work with virtual machines (VM) or the cloud, then Windows Sandbox is the answer. How does Windows Sandbox work? Windows Sandbox is a feature in Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education SKUs, which provides users an easy way… Read More

Patch Tuesday – July 2021

by Russell Smith

Microsoft patches 103 security vulnerabilities this month, including PrintNightmare, a Windows DNS Server bug, 3 elevation of privilege vulnerabilities in the Windows kernel, and much more. Windows and Windows Server Let's start with the bug that surfaced earlier in July month called PrintNightmare. PrintNightmare Microsoft issued an out-of-band cumulative update (CU) for a remote execution… Read More

How to Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V

by Russell Smith

Hyper-V is the built-in hypervisor that comes free in Windows and Windows Server. It is used to run virtual machines (VM) on Windows. Virtualization is also used for other features, like Virtualization-Based Security (VBS), Windows Sandbox, and Windows Defender Application Guard (WDAG). Developers sometimes use virtualization with Visual Studio to run device emulators. Microsoft introduced… Read More

Guide: How to Install Windows Server 2019

by Russell Smith

Windows Server 2019 is almost as easy to install as Windows 10. And in this article, I'm going to take you step-by-step through the process of installing Windows Server 2019. Windows Server 2019 installation media If you don't have access to the Windows Server 2019 .iso directly from Microsoft or a partner, you can download… Read More

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