Backup & Storage

How can I control whether Windows 2000’s dynamic disk upgrade is available on my computer?

by Daniel Petri

Windows 2000 introduced the concept of dynamic disks, which let you implement RAID-type disk configurations (e.g., disk mirroring, fault-tolerant striping) and make disk and volume changes without rebooting. Although Microsoft doesn't support dynamic disks on most laptops, you can enable a dynamic disk on your laptop. Alternatively, you might want to prevent users from upgrading… Read More

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    How can I prevent users from writing to USB removable disks (USB flash drives) by using Group Policy (GPO)?

    with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

    USB removable disks (also known as flash drives or "Disk on Key" and other variations) are quickly becoming an integral part of our electronic life, and now nearly everybody owns one device or another, in forms of small disks, external hard drives that come enclosed in cases, card readers, cameras, mobile phones, portable media players… Read More

    File Servers Training Labs

    by Daniel Petri

    File Servers Learning Labs A review of Train Signal’s Windows 2000/2003 File Servers Video Lab Training – Product Details. See more details at Train Signal's website. I start at the beginning of Lab 2 with the Concepts video. Here Scott delves into RAID, Software and Hardware versions with the advantages, disadvantages being discussed along with Basic… Read More