Programming, Software, Technology, Web Server

Mounting and Running an ISO is Super Simple in Windows 2012

Here’s a new windows feature that I really like: you can mount ISO files to act as drives.

It used to be that you had to install third party software to be able to do this, but that’s no longer the case. If you have Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012, then you can work with ISO files without needing any third party software. Continue reading “Mounting and Running an ISO is Super Simple in Windows 2012”

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.Net, ASP.NET, IIS, IIS8, Programming, Web Development, Web Server

IIS: Cannot Write Configuration File due to Insufficient Permissions

I was setting up an ASP.NET application in IIS 8 when this error message all of a sudden popped up:

Error: Cannot Write Configuration File due to Insufficient Permissions

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IIS, IIS8, Internet Explorer, Software, Technology, Web Development, Web Server, Windows 2012

Windows 2012: Update IE Settings for all Users with GPEdit

The most straightforward way to apply blanket updates to Internet Explorer settings for all users on a particular machine is to use the GPUpdate.msc tool to set the local group policy. Finding where these settings are in the group policy can be a challenge in itself.

In the following article I will review:

  1. Where to go in the local group policy to enable IE compatibility mode for a specific site on your local network
  2. How to set what sites are considered to be on your local network
  3. How to change an advanced setting for sites on your local network
  4. Dealing with IE  Enhanced Security Configuration errors

Continue reading “Windows 2012: Update IE Settings for all Users with GPEdit”