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  1. Improving the Remote Desktop / Thin Client experience

    by , 26th December 2012 at 04:32 PM
    Those who follow my blogs will know that I run a Thin Client section of my network - powered by Windows Thin PC (aka Windows 7 lite... it runs NT6.1) with Server 2008 R2.

    This post follows http://www.edugeek.net/blogs/thescar...nt-part-2.html and

    Introduction
    Last time out on RDS, we set up Single Sign on, so that our users would log onto a Windows Thin PC as themselves, and changed the shell from "explorer.exe" so that instead a Remote Desktop session ...
  2. Setting Printers through Group Policy...an encore... (and the death of Scripts)

    by , 21st November 2012 at 10:25 PM
    Well, I know its been a long time since my last published blog post! The truth is Ive been working on a few for a while now - but just never got round to finishing any of them.

    Heres the first of my next batch... a return to an earlier thread of posts, originally related to Printing on Remote Desktop.

    First, a bit of background... traditionally, most systems will be set up to map printers via a logon script. The script typically checks a machine name and adds the appropriate ...
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  3. Centrally managing Signatures in Outlook and OWA - the free way

    by , 17th November 2011 at 11:28 PM
    Introduction
    Right... as part of a corporate branding exercise - I have been working on sorting out the email signature front.

    Before everyone says it - yes, I know you can do a "sort of solution" on the Exchange server. Im not going to cover that one in this post - as its more designed for Disclaimers. If you want to know more on that - Google "Exchange Transport Rule Disclaimer".

    Why not Exchange Transport Rules
    Back to this post ...

    Updated 18th November 2011 at 09:43 AM by TheScarfedOne

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  4. Managing Printers in a Remote Desktop Environment

    by , 15th November 2011 at 02:00 PM
    Introduction
    So, regular readers of my blog will know that we run quite an extensive Remote Desktop Environment at my new School. This poses for some interesting issues when dealing with printing - so a rethink on the traditional methods was needed.

    Traditional Printer Scripting
    Lets start at the beginning - with the "old-school" method of printer mappings. Usually, this was achieved with a good old-fashioned batch script, ala Drive Mappings. Not content with ...

    Updated 17th November 2011 at 11:41 PM by TheScarfedOne

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