Category: Windows 7

  • 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…

  • 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”

  • Path to all users desktop and start menu in Windows 7

    All users desktop: C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ All users start menu: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\

  • Connecting to server console via remote desktop

    > mstsc /v:ServerName /admin

  • Allowing PowerShell executing scripts

    By default PowerShell is restricted to not allow script execution. To allow script execution do the following Open PowerShell in elevated mode (run as administrator) and run the following command: Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted To verifiy how if script execution is allowed or not run the following command in PoweShell: Get-ExecutionPolicy

  • Windows 7

    Since a few weeks back I’ve been running Windows 7 (build 7000) 64-bit on my laptop, a HP Compaq nw8440.  Everything is working great and I’m very pleased with Win 7! My feeling is that 7 is much faster and more stable than Vista. The following applications are runnig smoothly on Windows 7 build 7000…