Category: Windows

  • Disable Adobe Flash auto update notification

    Create C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\mms.cfg containing the following string: AutoUpdateDisable=1 This will disable Adobe Flash auto update notification in Windows 2008 R2.

  • Disable Java update notification on Windows 2008 R2

    Open regedit.exe and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Update\Policy\. Set EnableJavaUpdate to 0. Set NotifyDownload to 0.

  • My Network Places in Windows Server 2008 R2

    In Windows 2003 you had My Network Places on the desktop. There you could add network place, for example a ftp site. To add a ftp site i Windows 2008 R2 you need to right click on Computer and choose Add a network location.

  • System DSN doesn’t show in Excel

    I have a Remote Desktop Server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and Office 2010 32-bit. I created a system dsn but it didn’t show up in Excel. It was because I needed to create the system dsn in the 32-bit odbc (%windir%\syswow64\odbcad32.exe)

  • 452 4.3.1 insufficient system resources

    E-mails in the mail queue on the Exchange Edge server gets last error “452 4.3.1 insufficient system resources” when trying to send them to the Exchange HUB/Transport server. Check the disk space on the Exchange HUB/Transport server. You need to have at least 4GB free space on the Exchange HUB/Transport server.

  • Remote Desktop Connection Manager

    Remote Desktop Connection Manager is a great application to manange multiple remote desktop connections. www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4603c621-6de7-4ccb-9f51-d53dc7e48047&DisplayLang=en

  • How to get insert key to work in Word 2007

    Check Word options: Office button/Word options/Advanced/Editing options/ Use the insert key to control overtype mode.

  • QuickTime and Windows 2008 R2/IE8

    If you running a Remote Desktop Server under Windows 2008 R2 and have installed Apple QuickTime, remote dekstop users might get this meassage when they try to view for example trailers at apple.com: Download QuickTime to view this video. To solve this you need to either add the website to sites under trusted sites in […]

  • EMC error: An error caused a change in the current set of domain controllers.

    When opening Exchange Manangemnt Console you get the following error: An error caused a change in the current set of domain controllers. It was running the command ‘Get-OrganizationConfig’. In the application log you get the following error entries: Event ID: 4 Source: MSExchange Configuration Cmdlet – Remote Mamagment General: Task Get-ExchangeServer writing error when processing […]

  • Free data recovery tool for Windows

    I found this free data recovery tool when I needed to recover some photos from a memory card. Pandora Recovery 2.1.1 worked great in Windows 7 64-bit! download.cnet.com/Pandora-Recovery/3000-2094_4-10694796.html