January 2013 Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010 available

Microsoft has released the January 2013 Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010. The best way to get to all Lync 2010 related downloadable material is to head to the Updates resource center for Lync 2010.

Source: NextHop: Microsoft Lync Server Documentation Hub

Update: For some reason, the updates have been removed from the site.

Update (March 20th): Now they’re back, titled March 2013 cumulative updates.

Changing the product key of Windows from MAK to KMS with a PowerShell script

This article explains the basic steps to change the product key of an already installed Windows system with a PowerShell script. This becomes a matter of interest for example when you plan to deploy a Key Management Service (KMS) on your network. KMS activates Microsoft products on-premises without the need to go all the way over the public internet to Microsoft server. Continue reading

Laying down the foundation for my very own blog

Hi there,

there’s not too many readers here yet, but hopefully someday there will be. Just finished installing WordPress and MySQL on my web hosting service provider. I still have to select and customize a theme, and I believe there is a lot to tweak in this platform.

I’m going to be writing about technical stuff, real world experiences on my job as an IT professional. Things will probably mostly concern Microsoft Technologies, both on the client side as well as from the server room floor.

Let the blogging begin… 🙂