Tuesday, 25 January 2011

How to install network shared printer in Windows 7 without admin rights

In Windows XP, you can install a network printer as a "normal" user but not in Windows 7. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 requires that the printer installation package is digitally signed or built into Windows. This means that most printers can not be added by a normal user without administrator rights on their computer. Microsoft has written an excellent article on how to make a Group Policy that allows ordinary users with Windows 7 to install the printer without having to be an administrator on their computer.


Monday, 10 January 2011

How to manage KMS activation in an environment with multiple domains

To successfully launch a KMS server is usually pretty straightforward, but if you have multiple domains that KMS server needs to handle. How do you do? That has Shariq Sheik written a good article about.