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Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

By default, Windows Server 2012 protects against attacks via the browser by greatly limiting the browsers’ possibilities. This is useful for servers, however if you want to use it for normal web browsing, it is desired to turn this security feature off. To turn this feature off, open the Server Manager, select Local Server in […]

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Converter

To automate the whole process of converting Windows Server 2012 to a Workstation, order neige and his team The Horsemen created a converter application. The download link and more information about the development can be found at the forum: MICROSOFT SERVER CONVERTER 2012.

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Disable Strong Password Enforcement and Password Aging

By default Microsoft Windows Server 2012 enforces users in the Administrators group to use strong passwords. Home users often just want to create their own passwords or leave them blank. 1. Open the Start screen and click the Administrative Tools icon. 2. In Administrative Tools folder, pharmacy double click the Local Security Policy icon, recipe […]

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Installation

Windows Server 2012 comes into 2 different editions (Datacenter, pilule Standard) on MSDN/TechNet installation DVD. The evaluation DVD can be downloaded via the TechNet Evaluation Center. You can burn this .iso file using for example ImgBurn. After burning the DVD follow the installation steps below. 1. Boot up your Windows Server 2012 dvd. After you […]

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