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What? 40:0eh <> 40:13h

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

I got this error when trying to boot up a new GigaByte Motherboard. Turns out the BIOS was corrupted.. A re-flash with the latest BIOS for the board corrected the error. _______________________________________PLEASE HELP BY BOOKMARKING OUR SITE…

Outlook wont connect to Exchange: Disconnected

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

I ran into a strange bug in exchange 2010. If you are on a local/closed network with no gateway (say for testing purposes), Outlook will never connect to exchange and stays disconnected. After running a packet sniffer to watch the traffic I saw exchange for some odd reason INSISTS on having a gateway set.. It […] updated version 2.6

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

I have updated to 2.6.   this new version adds encryption to the backup regimen allowing you to encrypt your mysql database backup before emailing them. For a great backup solution encrypt them, then send them to a Gmail account!  Free backup to the cloud! The other major fix to is that sending via […]

Fix for: “SQL server was not detected on __________…” when adding the ADRMS service role

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

If you are trying to add the ADRMS Role to your server and cannot validate the server (when you type the server name), verify that you granted LOCAL ADMIN rights for the user you’re logged in with to the SQL Box. If you get the “SQL server was not detected on…. and it fails to […]

Fix for: hard drive lost partition

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

We have had a number customer machines over the year that have “forgotten” their partition information.   Generally the behavior when this happens is that for os partitions, the machine doesn’t boot, or for data partitions the drive is missing and if you go into computer management, you see a now blank drive, and when you […]

How to run as the Network Service Account in Windows 2008

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Download Psexec.exe from systernals. then run this command from cmd.exe: DO NOT USE COPY PASTE.. RETYPE IT MANUALLY.. for some reason if you copy and paste it, it doesnt work.. dont know why DO NOT COPY IT .. ReTYPE IT… psexec -i -u “nt authority\network service” cmd.exe run whoami to confirm you are now running […]

How to Run as System Account on Windows 2008

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

To run an app as System, download psexec from systernals. Then run: psexec -i -s cmd.exe this will launch the cmd application interactively, you can then launch whatever application you want as sytem. _______________________________________PLEASE HELP BY BOOKMARKING OUR SITE…

Why to use Google adwords and not Bing: Bing is stealing google results.

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 Honestly I cant say I’m surprised that Microsoft has sunk as low as stealing results- as it it hard to compete when you are #2. But as an IT Professional, behaviour like this from a company that’s trying to win my business is not appropriate. In addition it underscores the reason never to use […]

Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter “C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\ Framework\v4.0.21006\ aspnet_filter.dll” failed

Monday, January 24th, 2011

If you get the error ‘Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter “C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.21006\aspnet_filter.dll” failed’, it can be fixed by opening IIS manager (start–>run–>inetmgr)  and then going down to the websites section.  Click on the appropriate website then select ISAPI Filters.  under ISAPI filters click on the ASP 4.0 filter and select the remove button.  this will remove […]

Failed to build the subject name blob: 0x80092023

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

We got the error: “Failed to build the subject name blog: 0x80092023”  recently when trying to create self-signed IIS 6.0 certificate. This error is caused when we ran the following command: selfssl / /k:1024 /v:365 /s:1 /p:443 This problem is caused because the site name does not have cn= in front of it. To fix […]

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