Tag: Windows 8

Windows 8 “XP Mode”

In this series for 4sysops, I detail how you can use Client Hyper-V with Windows XP RemoteApps in Windows 8 to replace XP Mode from Windows 7. Part 1: Hyper-V – In this part, I show how to create your virtual machine and get Windows XP up and running. Part 2: Windows XP – In […]

New Windows 8 Group Policy – Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated network

“Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated network” is a new setting available in Windows 8 Group Policy. In the Windows 8 GPMC, the policy is located in Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Network > Windows Connection Manager > Prohibit connection to non-domain networks when connected to domain authenticated […]

View Passwords in Windows 8 Password Fields

While loading Windows 8 Server into VM, I noticed a symbol that looked like a fermata at the end of the password field when I started typing in a password.  Well, of course, my first inclination is, “what the heck is that?”  And, of course, I just kept going.  I noticed it again when the […]

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