Windows

Easy way to PXE Boot Windows

This guide provides an easy and relatively quick way to PXE boot windows which means you can install Windows over the network with PXE without the need for a CD drive. This is especially useful for old laptops that have no cd drive and can't boot from USB. This guide is much quicker than the previous guide because it just installs a plain (vanilla) version of windows without all the unnecessary st... Read More »

Install Windows over network with PXE

You may have read in a previous post how i installed Ubuntu on my sisters laptop with PXE, well this worked great, but i couldnt for the life of me get WPA to work on the wireless card, so after about a week of trying i decided to try and PXE boot windows as the laptop had no floppy drive, no CD drive and couldnt boot from USB, what follows is the result of the trials and tribulations of that expe... Read More »

PXE install Ubuntu via Windows

The purpose of this article is to explain, step by step, how to install Ubuntu (Ubuntu is my distro of choice, but the steps should work equally well for other distros) using a Windows 2000/XP client. Introduction PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) is not something new, but not often used by home users, as installing an operating system by CD/DVD or USB storage is generally easier, if however you... Read More »

Creating a Windows Server 2003 Cluster

If you run a high-traffic Web site or any other service with high demands on Windows servers, the Network Load Balancing support may be just what the doctor ordered for you. Under Windows Server 2003, you can bind up to 32 servers together in a cluster to even the load on the boxes and keep your service running at a reasonable speed. First off I’ll assume you have more than one server to bin... Read More »

Remove DRM from WMV

*Please Note, i am currently in the process of changing the website, so some things might not work properly, please contact me if you find anything* DRM is used in a number of media, but is most commonly found in video and music files. There are many who argue that DRM is a misnomer, since it deals with use issues rather than the rights of the consumer. They therefore reinterpret DRM to stand for ... Read More »