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Mar
7
comment Event error: Windows cannot query DllName registry entry for {…}
@yagmoth555 thanks! I tried it but doesn't seem to work here. Only 2 keys exist for each of the {...}, they're not under HKCR\CSID*, and none of them contain any values (they're blank), so we still don't know what the file name is -- and perhaps this is exactly what the event log is complaining about. (* "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\GPExtensions" and Wow6432Node of same)
Feb
29
comment How to remotely reboot a hung server
For my hung Server 2003 machine killing csrssdid the trick. It initiated a BSOD event, which took a very long time to memory dump, but afterwards the machine came back up more or less operational. At least operational enough that I could log in and begin troubleshooting the underlying cause.
Nov
11
comment Active Directory remove user from GroupA if member of GroupB
Thank you @Warren.
Nov
5
comment Active Directory remove user from GroupA if member of GroupB
Down voters please explain why, so that I might learn from my mistakes. Thanks.
Oct
27
comment Determine when changed from static to dhcp?
Thanks. Info on turning on logging here superuser.com/questions/474211/…
Oct
27
comment Determine when changed from static to dhcp?
@joeqwerty knowing when it occurred might tie it to other events in the building, such as who would have been on duty at the time and might have made a change they didn't remember to log, or a coincidence with a period of power outages, etc. If the change was purposeful and I change it back I might break something. It's just due diligence.
Oct
7
comment How to delete system default printer forms?
This is a much better interface than Printer Properties for managing multiple Printer or User forms, thank you. Too bad that built-in's can't removed or at least hidden from normal view.
Oct
23
comment Active Directory remove user from GroupA if member of GroupB
took me a devil of a time to get the right CN= syntax for our weird AD setup, but this example was enough to get me through to the end of my first powershell script that does real work. Thanks!
Oct
2
comment Replace Notepad with Notepad2 (or Notepad++)
-1 for link only answer (and it's better to use the image file execution method anyway)
Oct
10
comment icacls equivalents of explorer basic permissions
there's a syntax error in the example. It should be a space, not a colon, after /grant.
Sep
30
comment mklink to network share or UNC path or Mapped Drive?
some posts here, in 22-Jul-2011 indicate a potential issue with symbolic network links: "...linked folders are not watched in realtime, so the software doesn't see when files are changed or added. Only scanning them (verify selection) finds the changes in these folders.". This could be a real problem with large file collections (but perhaps mapped drives and UNC are also susceptible, so it's all a wash?)
Sep
30
comment mklink to network share or UNC path or Mapped Drive?
possibly related to the performance aspect, serverfault.com/questions/411110/… (though it's unclear from the answer if this is specific to symbolic links or a general MS-Office and network paths consideration)
Feb
15
comment Print spooler issue
I have run into this when the client has set their printer driver preference, under advanced settings, to a higher dpi than the system default.
Feb
6
comment How to delete system default printer forms?
The linked forms API page is exceptionally well written. Even though I'm not a developer it makes many things much clearer to me. Thanks.
Dec
10
comment How to delete system default printer forms?
@ServerFaulter, I need the same forms for multiple printers (and they have only one tray for the most part; most are large format roll-feed plotters).
Dec
7
comment How to delete system default printer forms?
...also there many forms listed in the Server Properties dialog that don't show up under that registry key.
Oct
9
comment Share missing after reboot, drive letter was temporarily unavailable
Here's cure to the problem behind the problem: Windows Server 2003 forgets folder shares from ISCSI-Volume after restart
Sep
28
comment Why does Server 2003 not have System Restore?
I see it didn't think it through. I've always used System Restore on my workstation as a testing device: install this app, look at what it does, make some notes, back out the change, all usually in that same day. This is what my planned method was on the server. I guess what I'm really wondering about is "what is the equivalent of Source Code Control for a running machine?", which is a totally different question, and we probably wont see for years, if ever. ;-)
Nov
5
comment Slicehost vs Linode
those links are now 404
Mar
12
comment php redirect pages under folder to different domain
thanks! correction added