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What is Rights Management Services?

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Rights Management Services is a technology product sold by microsoft that allows users to protect their documents with a set of digital access rights. The original product was created for use with Windows Server 2003 with API’s for Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Vista.  In version 2.0 of RMS also known as ADRMS, RMS is […]

Fedora hangs during install

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

I’ve had several PC’s that refuse to load the Fedora install DVD and hang during startup.  I’ve always has success by doing the following. When presented with the inital linux menu to press enter to continue, instead, press tab to edit the boot options add “ACPI=off noapic” to the end of the boot options.  You […]

Fix for device descriptor read/64, error -71

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

This article describes the necessary steps needed to fix a system that does not recognize attached USB devices.  If you check your /var/log/messages file you will see: Feb 11 12:39:28 localhost kernel: usb 2-5: New USB device found, idVendor=0204, idProduct=6025 Feb 11 12:39:28 localhost kernel: usb 2-5: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 Feb […]

BES “Device Not Supported” error

Monday, February 9th, 2009

If you receive a “Device Not Supported” error when trying to deploy an application to a new Blackberry device from your BES server, it is likely because your device.xml and vendor.xml files are not up-to-date. To update your device.xml file and vendor.xml files right click on the links below: https://www.blackberry.com/Desktop/Download/XML/Device.xml https://www.blackberry.com/Desktop/Download/XML/Vendor.xml and save them to […]

Blackhawk Consulting Blog reaches 1,000 users per month

Friday, February 6th, 2009

After careful months of dedication to the new site, Blackhawk Consulting, a company specializing in generalized IT consulting, hit a new high of 1,000 individual users per month. With growth of about 200% / month, it really shows what dedication and a good knowledge of web marketing and development can do. If you have need […]

McAfee 8.7i disabled — Fix

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

McAfee Virus Scan 8.7i disabled – solution: There is a known issue wit McAfee Enterprise 8.7i  that causes McAfee to become disabled.  Once disabled McAfee will not re-enable.  Events in event viewer include: Event ID: 5004 Could not contact Filter Driver. Error = 0×7d1 : The specified driver is invalid.   To solve this issue […]