Enable Remote Desktop via Powershell Remotely

  Many times throughout my projects, I find it necessary to enable remote desktop on machines that I do not have console access to – usually because I myself am working remotely on the customer. While there has always been the method of editing the registry remotely to enable Remote Desktop, this method requires the […]

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Windows 8 Start Menu Replacement

Most people have realized by this point that Windows 8 lacks a traditional start menu.  The reaction to the new start screen has been very mixed, and I find myself of the “what in the world were they thinking?!?!” side.  However, there is hope! I’ve tried a couple different start menu replacements during the beta […]

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Windows 8 Pro/Ent Won’t activate (MAK key)

Recently, I have been playing around with Windows 8.  And, since it went RTM on Aug 1st, I figured I would install it fresh.  I downloaded Windows 8 Pro from my subscription, and made sure to copy down my license key. The install went quick and painless, and I decided to sign in with a windows […]

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