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Terminal server Remote Desktop Pros and cons

Running a terminal server significantly lowers the overall upfront and on-going Management costs. We have been implementing terminal servers for clients for over a decade and many are still using the original thin clients we installed back then, though with upgraded servers! The way Remote Desktop sessions were used by sending changes in graphics. All […]


The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed

After restoring a server virtual machine to a few days prior I encountered this error. Previously I would delete the computer from the domain and rejoin it, but found a faster way. The underlying problem when you see this error is that the machine you are trying to access can no longer communicate securely with […]


The Software licensing Service reported that the product key is invalid. 0XC004f050

I had a client with a newly built Windows 2008 R2 standard server. The system was licensed and working without issue for about 2 Months then started Generating the None Genuine Version message.   When you try and active the license you received the following message The Following Failure occurred while trying to use the […]


How to do a manual backup of VMWARE machine for free

Load a client that can use sftp like filezilla Connect to your VMWARE system as root To see the location of the vmdk If you are running vsphere client, Edit Settings


Rename iPhone in windows 7 explorer

Connect you iPhone go to Control Panel choose Hardware & Sound open Device Manager Drill down to Portable Devices right-click on your iPhone and choose Uninstall wait a minute right-click on Portable Devices and choose Scan for hardware changes This will reset the name to Apple iPhone If you want to manually set the name […]


Clean up and reduce size of WinSxS folder in Windows 7

The WinSxS folder is used to store install and uninstall files, windows packages (current and previous versions of a component) and out-of-band releases. You should not completely delete this folder, nor will windows let you. You will find this is one of the largest folders in your system, and particularly if you use SSD drives […]


How to make an ISO file from CD or DVD in Windows 7 free

Install the appropriate version of the ISO recorderd from Alex Feinman – if you find it useful make a PayPal donation!  


Malware and Anti-Virus Threats for 2012

We’re always looking to stay ahead of the threats. Here are 10 trends we think will be the main factors affecting the IT security landscape in 2012. 1. Social media and the web We expect cybercriminals to continue their effective mass generation of malware, increasing the number of attacks using new social media platforms and […]


How to move the Apple itunes MobileSync backup folder to another drive on a Windows 7 computer

Download junction from-


Increase SBS 2003 to 2008 or 2011 migration time period

To increase the time allowed from 21 days to any time that you want you need to disable the sbcrexe.exe process (or SBS Core Service). To achieve this follow the steps below: Download process explorer from Run process explorer and suspend the sbcrexe.exe file. Note do not kill the process as it will just […]