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  • Windows Server 2016 VPS at VultR

    July 21, 2017

    I was very surprised to see VultR offering Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016. To my knowledge, it is the only VPS provider to do so. There is an additional monthly fee for the license, but the price is quie tolerable in my opinion.You don’t have…

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  • Brick wall

    May 13, 2015

    One way to permanently get rid of the Windows Firewall is to disable the service in the Services Manager, or set the startup type to “Manual”. Today I learned that it is not enough to disable the “Windows Firewall” service when you are on a Windows 7 or Windows 2008…

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  • Windows 8 on a MacBook Pro Mid 2009

    July 12, 2013

    Unfortunately I need to work with Windows from time to time. I am depending on some tools that are only available for that OS and a Virtual Machine is not always handy. So when Microsoft made the Windows 8 Pro upgrade offer back in January, I decided to finally upgrade…

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