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How to add Disk Cleanup to Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2012 R2

After operating system upgrade, how to delete the windows.old folder.  Disk Cleanup is missing from windows Server 2008 and 2012 installation.  It is necesarry to install the Desktop Experience feature to have Disk Cleanup available.

To get to Disk Cleanup after installation and reboot, open the properties of the disk where the windows.old file and click the Disk Cleanup button.  In the window thata appears click the Clean up system files in the new window select Previous Windows Installation(s) and confirm.

Reference:
http://goo.gl/6GVRbv

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/2527-windows-old-folder-delete-windows-8-a.html

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Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) resources

Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) Team Blog:

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/

New Windows Server 2008 R2 in a Windows Server 2003 domain

Some resources that I gathered while doing an integration of Windows Server 2008 R2 in a Windows Server 2003 domain:

DNS delegation (advert)

Automatic block of DNS queries for the wpad record on Windows 2008 DNS servers:

Global Query Block List (ISA Server wpad):
http://idubrawsky.wordpress.com/2009/01/19/server-2008-dns-global-query-block-list/
http://blogs.technet.com/b/isablog/archive/2008/02/19/windows-server-2008-dns-block-feature.aspx

virtualization:

Resource while creating a new virtualized  Domain Controller:

http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sanderberkouwer/archive/2008/08/13/active-directory-in-hyper-v-environments-part-1.aspx

Join an existing domain:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771433%28WS.10%29.aspx#BKMK_NewDCScenario

Transition overview:
http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/sanderberkouwer/archive/2008/03/02/transitioning-your-active-directory-to-windows-server-2008.aspx

adprep:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731728%28WS.10%29.aspx

wins:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd894432%28WS.10%29.aspx

DNS:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754941.aspx

Bind Forwarders (DNS Advanced options):
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc737355%28WS.10%29.aspx

Check forestprep and domainprep:
http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/jorge/archive/2006/06/06/1094.aspx

How to move roles:
http://usefulglyphs.wordpress.com/2010/01/04/how-to-move-fsmo-roles-between-domain-controllers/

Instalar Exchange 2007 en Windows Server 2008

Exchange 2007 RTM no parece poder instalarse directamente en Windows Server 2008, pero se puede instalar sin problemas Exchange 2007 SP1.

Existe una version de 32 bits para prueba en el sitio de descargas de Microsoft.

Una referencia para la instalacion de Exchange 2007 SP1 en Windows Server 2008:

http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/…