Anyone knows that losing a password is a horrible feeling. Even more-so when it is for a server. In this tutorial video I step you through the process of recovering the local administrator password on a Server 2008 R2 system. A process that can be completed in under a minute, saving you both time and money. I finish the article by discussing a multitude of deterrents, so someone doesn’t do this to you. [Read more…] about Password Crack Windows Server 2008 R2 in under a minute!
I ran into this issue recently where a user had purchased a Windows 8 Standard device and they needed it to be joined to the domain. As many of you may already know Windows 8 Pro, or, Windows 8 Enterprise is required to join to a domain so we needed to upgrade the edition.
To change your edition in Windows 8 it is quite simple as shown in the screenshot above.
- Open the Control Panel.
- Go to System.
- Click “Get More Features With a New Edition of Windows”.