To enable viewing of the clock in the taskbar for clients connecting to a Windows Terminal Server, this can be achieved through the use of a group policy registry setting.
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Today I received an email in my inbox that had auto-previewed and then Outlook immediately became non-responsive afterwards. I killed the task and re-opened the program only to find that was now attempting to connect to \\googleads.some.url and another site called \\pixel.quantserve.com\pixel at startup. After that Outlook would no longer open up fully and I would keep having to kill the task. The only way I was able to get the program to open was by running Outlook in safe mode.
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It turns out there is no support for WWAN connections on the 64 bit Cisco VPN Client (version 5.0.07.0440-k9) so the client will connect but you can’t ping anything on the remote network and you will only see packets showing a bypassed status on the statistics page. Fortunately for some, you can resolve this issue by doing the following:
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To fix the BSOD “KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED” error that references the driver “scsiport.sys”, first install the Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4 (KB891861) on the physical machine and then reboot. Then run the P2V conversion process over again and the new virtual machine will boot normally.
To be able to access sites that have self-signed certificates or have encryption set below 1024 bits, enter this command at an elevated command prompt.
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Recently I had a bad run in when installing Logitech’s software for the Webcam Pro 9000 camera on Windows Server 2003 x64.
After searching online for an hour or so, I found an article that showed the supported operating systems matrix for the majority of their webcams. Unfortunately to my dismay there was no support for any of the versions of Windows Server and when trying to install the software for LWS2.51 you get a nasty little error message saying some garbage about being an unsupported operating system.
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