Category: Windows

  • ProCurve Mananger 4 client won’t start after new patch

    After patchning HP PCM + 4 I got the following message: “Core Components of the PCM Client have been updated by the server. You will need to relaunch the PCM Client for these changes to take effect.” Solved this by login on the server with the local administrator account and launched the PCM client. Got…

  • DNS Manager freezes when trying to delete/remove name server

    When you try to remove a name server in the name server tab in DNS Manager you get the question “Do you want to delete the glue record” and then DNS Manager stops responding/freezes. I got this problem on a Windows 2008 R2 SP1. Solution Microsoft has a hotfix that solved my problem. Check out…

  • Show available space in Exchange 2010 database

    Open Exchange Management Shell: Get-MailboxDatabase -Status | ft name, availablenewmailboxspace,databasesize –AutoSize

  • Clear or edit Auto-Complete Cache In Outlook 2010

    Users started getting a replay message containing “550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.ExRecipNotFound; not found” when sending internal e-mail to a specific user. After som research I found out that this user first was created in the Active Directory & Exchange and then delete a while ago. Recently the same user has been created. When I understood that…

  • How to get client to connect to WSUS Server

    Run this command: wuauclt.exe /detectnow If you want to see the WSUS log file on the client open %WinDir%\WindowsUpdate.log

  • User being logged in to Windows 7 with a temporary profile

    User gets a message saying: You are logged in with a temporary profile. You do not have access to your files and create files in this profile will be deleted when you log off. You can solve this by logging in and try your login later. Before you proceed, make sure you have backed up…

  • Not enough disk space when installing Windows XP SP3 on Mac boot camp

    I got this message when i tried to install SP3 on a Windows XP SP2 running on a Mac (boot camp): “There is not enough disk space on C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$ to install Service Pack 3” Solved the problem by adding a new string value named BootDir with the value C:\ under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup\. Restarted and installed SP3.

  • Drop down menus in Firefox 4 disappear

    Running Windows 7 64-bit and drop down menus in Firefox 4.0 disappear. Fix this by disable hardware acceleration in Firefix. Tools -> Options -> Advanced -> General -> Browsing: Disable “Use hardware acceleration when available”

  • Search for special characters in Word

    ^p = hard return ^l = soft return ^t = tab

  • Removing disconnected mailboxes in Exchange 2010

    List mailbox databases guid > Get-MailboxDatabase |ft Name, Guid List disconnected mailboxes in a specific database > Get-MailboxStatistics -Database <database guid> | Where-Object {$_.DisconnectDate -Notlike $NULL} | FL DisplayName, DisconnectDate, MailboxGuid Delete a specific disconnected mailbox > Remove-Mailbox -Database “<databasename>” -StoreMailboxIdentity <mailbox guid> -confirm:$false Delete all disconnected mailboxes in a specific database > $users =…