Tag Archives: windows

windows network almost complete thanks to xubuntu and virtualbox

windows network almost complete thanks to xubuntu and virtualbox

  • 1 hp windows 7 elitebook
  • 2 dell windows 7 notebooks
  • 2 dell windows 7 desktops
  • 1 dell xps server with (20G ram) running xubuntu 16 and virtualbox
    • 2 windows 2012 r2 eval server
    • 2 windows 2016 eval server

now just have 180 days left to renew mcse certification

windows network

#windows10 disable user autologin by running netplwiz

on #windows vista, 7, 8, 10 you can disable user (IEUser) autologin by

  1. ensuring every user has a password
  2. running netplwiz to enable “users must use name and password”

thanks to


Make Windows 7, 8.x or Vista Log On Automatically

@oracle #virtualbox 5 #windows10 windows hosts and guest are not yet officially supported

oracle virtualbox 5 doesnt support windows 10 hosts and guests yet

Please be aware that Windows 10 is not yet officially supported! There are known problems with VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10 hosts and with Windows 10 guests. Some of the problems are fixed in the most recent test build which can be found here

upgrade #windows7 pro to #windows10 pro to get m$ #hyperv

windows 7 pro only runs m$ virtual pc so will need to upgrade windows 7 pro, windows 7 ultimate or windows 8.1 pro to windows 10 pro to get m$ hyper-v

m$ virtual pc

m$ hyper-v

m$ hyper-v notes

Client Hyper-V requires a 64-bit system with second level address translation (SLAT) capabilities and additional 2 GB of RAM (and works on Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Enterprise only).