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Boot Windows 8 from a USB device

Now that windows 8 is out and most of the new devices support booting from USB, it’s very quick & easy to create a bootable USB device to installa Windows 8.

Here is how to proceed:

1) Insert your USB device into a PC

2) Open a command prompt with elevated priviledges

3) Type the following commands


5) List disk –> note that all installed disk will be prompted, identify the disk ID corresponding to the US, let’s assume that USB is Disk 1

6) ...

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Installing System Center Service Manager 2012, step by step



The following article will show how to configure SCSM using 3 server:

1 RMS + Web Components + Console

1 Datawarehouse server

1 SQL Server + Analisys service + reporting Services, Dedicated named istance with Latin_100 Case insensitive collation

1 Sharepoint 2010 as Web Portal Frontend


RMS Setup





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Two SharePoint 2010 bugs… and the relative solution that may save a day …


I recently run into two SharePoint issues that I would like to share.


the first is about installing SharePoint and after initial setup Central Admin drops a 404 error. This is because probably the IIS used as WFE has the Inetpub directory in a different location that the default (c:\inetpub). In this case, due to a bud, SharePoint creates the CA website with a wrong path.

Let’s say you change the default IIS config to use e:\inetpub, sharepoint create a site using ...

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Active Directory Users creation with SC 2012 Orchestrator and sharepoint

Many customers complain about the fact that Users attributes in AD are not always aligned to the company needs. This is, most of the cases, due to the fact that ADUC have just a very small set of mandatory fields to create a user nor there is any control about naming policy bindings. Let’s take the example of the Manager or phone fields used by Lync or Sharepoint workflows… if you do not have such fields filled the overall process ...

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Orchestrator 2012 Quick Setup & Configuration

Installing Orchestrator is a very simple activity, you may choose to install all components on the same server or split them into different one, the choose most depend on how many runbook you expect to load in your organization.

Time to setup… so : Let’s go through the setup phases:



1st of all, click INSTALL, different ...

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