Category: Windows 8

  • Problem accessing DFS subfolders

    User cannot access \\\dfs\company\subfolder. Subfolder is missing, however user can access \\\dfs\home\%username% which has offlinefiles enabled. When I loggon with my admin account I get access denied when trying to access \\\dfs\company. It works from other computers however, so the problem is isolated to this specific client. I found this solution: 1.  Disable offline […]

  • Outlook 2013 keeps prompting for password

    After changing your active directory user password Outlook 2013 keeps prompting for password. Doesn’t matter if you enable remember my credentials option. You need to delete your saved credentials in Credential Manager. Open Credential Manager in Control Panel. Click on Windows Credentials. Under Generic Credentials you should have Delete Open Outlook. Use your […]

  • Troubleshooting account lockout issue

    I had a problem when an Active Directory user account got locked out all the time. I tried the following tools: Account Lockout and Management Tools NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner I found out that when I unlocked the user account the bad password attempts started again and after 20 retries the account got locked out. […]

  • Problem installaing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 8

    When I tried to install .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) from “control panel/programs and features/turn windows features on or off” I got the following error code 0x800F081F. The solution was to install .Net 3.5 via DIM: dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /Source:d:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess D: = DVD drive/USB drive or ISO.