Synchronize time with external NTP server on Windows Server 2008 (R2)

First, locate your PDC Server. Open the command prompt and type: C:>netdom /query fsmo Log in to your PDC Server and open the command prompt. Stop the W32Time service: C:>net stop w32time Configure the external time sources, type: C:> w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual / Make your PDC a reliable time source for the clients. Type: C:>w32tm /config /reliable:yes … Read more

Install Windows Server 2008 from a USB stick

Here is how you can create a Bootable Windows Server 2008 USB Stick C:\> diskpart DISKPART> list disk Select the USB device DISKPART> select disk 1 DISKPART> clean DISKPART> create partition primary DISKPART> select partition 1 DISKPART> active DISKPART> format fs=fat32 DISKPART> assign DISKPART> exit xcopy X:\*.* /s/e/f Y:\ where X:\ is your mounted image … Read more