Category Archives: Windows

Information about the different Microsoft Windows Operating System.

Exchange 2010 Migration – Orphaned Mailbox

By | January 22, 2010

Well over the past week, I have spent a significant amount of time migrating to Exchange 2010 from Exchange 2003. The setup was quite simple. Single Exchange 2003 machine to a single Exchange 2010 server. Simple yes, but there were a few things which caught me by surprise. As with anything else, when I encounter… Read More »

Migrate Microsoft Root CA to another server

By | December 18, 2009

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 »

Map Network Drive based on group membership – Server 2008

By | November 25, 2009

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 »

Installing XP Mode on Windows 7

By | October 26, 2009

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 »

Add Environmental Variable via Script

By | October 6, 2009

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.

 

Publish “My Computer” in Citrix

By | October 4, 2009

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

VZAccess Manager Error

By | June 30, 2009

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.