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RDS support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 32 Bit

I am having hardtime finding KB patch to enable RDS support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 32 Bit (Not R2) https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3080079/update-to-add-rds-support-for-tls-1-1-and-tls-1-2-in-windows-7-or-wind. Above article says the patch is …

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Is DISM utility risky for upgrading from windows server 2008 standard to enterprise?

If you meant 2008 R2 it should be fine. DISM would not work for 2008 (vista kernel) An in-place upgrade would be required which is very risky, better to build a new one, patch fully and migrate roles or applications. If you must then be sure it is healthy before starting as 2008 SP2 was notorious for …

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Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch to Disable Intel’s Broken Spectre Fix

“Our own experience is that system instability like this may result in data loss or corruption,” Microsoft said in a post for the new patch, which affects Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. “While Intel tests …

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Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Model Using System Center Configuration Manager

Update releases get more complicated for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012/R2 systems. They have “standalone” and “cumulative” patch options. The .NET Framework also has such options. The Internet Explorer browser is notable for just getting cumulative …

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(without R2) and 2008 R2 still not released? (Regedit Key set)

According to some MS Pages like https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4073757/protect-your-windows-devices-against-spectre-meltdown there is no update available for Windows Server 2012 (without R2) and 2008 R2. Is this already outdated, the patch available and I just need to set the reg keys …

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Windows Server Compatibility with VMware ESXi Patch for Meltdown/Spectre

I have been told by a director that I need to confirm that VMware’s ESXi600-201711101-SG patch for our ESXi 6.x hosts is compatible with Windows Server 2008 (32 and 64 bit), 2008 R2 Server, 2012 R2 Server and 2016 Server guests. (To me the compatibility is implied since VMware knows there are …

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