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RollBack Rx free Windows backup software, an alternative to the one provided by Microsoft.

If you have used Windows Backup and Recovery, you may know that it is not always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled by default on some machines.

RollBack Rx is a free software that is in many ways better in my opinion. The program is compatible with all 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows from Windows XP, including Windows 10.

RollBack-RX Home version

Please note that there is a Home version and a Professional version of RollBack Rx. The Home version has some limitations, for example, it limits the total number of snapshots to 7 and does not support advanced features such as remote management or multi-disk support. On the other hand, it is totally free of charge.

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How to install the ImageMagick php extension for use on a Windows Server IIS server

If you’re hosting your WordPress site under IIS with PHP7 installed, you probably have the PHP ImageMagick extension that isn’t installed.
To do this, follow the guide…

Download the ImageMagick installer

Visit http://www.imagemagick.org/
Click on “Download” in the menu bar

Then “Windows Binary Releases” in the top links.

Select the “WinXX dynamic at 16-bit-per-pixel component,” make sure you select a dynamic, non-static component. Choose a 32- or 64-bit version depending on the Windows version.

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WordPress under IIS,PHP7 and SQL-Express – Part 1

How do I install WordPress in a Windows Server environment on IIS, PHP7 and SQL-Express?
Follow the guide…

Preamble

You may find it curious to want to install WordPress under IIS. The majority of the installations of this CMS are done on Linux with the trio Apache, Php and MySql.
For my part mastering the Windows Server environment rather than a server under Unix. I took the opportunity of the existence Project Nami a WordPress Fork for the production of this CMS.

Several software will be required for the installation of WordPress under this environment.
– an IIS web server and Ftp
– Web Plateform Install for PHP7 and external librairy
– SQLExpress in 2012 minimum version
– the WordPress 5.2.2 fork of the Nami Project in 2.2.2 version available on GitHub

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Microsoft explains the updates from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2019

The end of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 support in January 2020 marks the end of Windows Server 2008 R2 support; as do clients running Windows 7 on workstations. Clients using the Server version must decide what to do about it.

One of the options available to Microsoft customers is to upgrade to a supported Server version. The path may not be the most appropriate for some use cases because it involves multiple upgrades and not just one upgrade from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2019.

Microsoft has published a detailed guide on upgrading to the latest version of Windows Server. The company wants its customers to upgrade to Windows Server 2019, but it is certainly possible to upgrade to an older but still supported version (2012 R2 and 2016).

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