I have quite a few things going on at work at the moment. We are retiring an old Windows 2003 domain controller and bringing in a fresh new Server 2008 R2 DC as its replacement. This old server had many things on it which needed to be migrated off. Microsoft Certificate Authority was one of… Read More »
Every once in a while, Microsoft does something that makes you happy. I remember during the Windows server 2003 beta program, I entered in some feedback which in short stated, it would be nice if you didn’t have to attach a script to a group policy, but instead just have group policy do it for… Read More »
In most cases, installing PHP on a Windows Server is a pretty routine task. Server 2008 R2 offers a new issue which wasn’t present in previous versions of Windows Server. As you may know, Server 2008 R2 is 64 bit ONLY. There is no 32 bit version. On top of this, IIS7’s interface is entirely… Read More »
I just thought I would give a quick tutorial on how to download and install Windows XP mode on the Windows 7 operating system. XP mode allows you to run a virtual copy of Windows XP on your Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate operating systems. This comes in handy when the standard built in compatibility… Read More »
Well maybe not entirely free. I am making the assumption you have access to the Microsoft Office Suite of Applications which under most scenarios, this is the case. When trying to make a case for more disk space on your servers, every consultant, teacher or colleague always says “Make sure you have a graph to… Read More »
Several months ago I was searching for a way to add environmental variables to a system via a vbscript because we have a piece of software which requires special paths set in order to run. I was unable to find anything at the time which was able to do what I wanted it to do. Well today while browsing the forums over at http://petri.co.il I stumbled across a script posted by Rems which does exactly what I needed. Since it was so hard to find before, I decided to post it here… hoping the next person doesn’t have to look so hard.
Here’s something which I have been meaning to add up here. Since IE7 (I know, this one is old) no longer did running “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE -E C:\” (or any other drive for that matter) work. You would always get an error message stating the system cannot find the device specified. Here’s how I got around that annoying message
So today I came across something which I think might be useful. By default, Microsoft Windows IIS 6.0 does not have the capibilities out of the box to serve up flash video files (.flv). This is a quick and simple fix that can be taken care of in just about a minute.
Here is a good fix. I recently upgraded to the UM175 WWAN device from Verizon but there was a problem.
After I activated the UM175 I would get an error:
A connection to the remote computer could not be established. You might need to change the network settings for this connection. For further assistance, click more info or search help and support center for this error.
***Now, I did not get an error code but after some research I discovered that many other people were getting error codes! Most of the computers with the errors were Dell and Lenovo machines.
I called support and they were no help at all, they told me that it is s problem with WinXP and deal with it myself.
Funny how fixes come in groups? I didn’t have any for awhile and now I have many to post… But do I have the time to?
Anyway, I just setup a terminal server and some of the users had a problem with running Acrobat. It would state that there was a library error when Acrobat was opened and stated that Adobe should be reinstalled. WTF! The fix was real simple but a good one to post as I didn’t find it on Adobe’s site.