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HP server with Broadcom network adapter HyperV virtual machine extremely slow

We found in a recent hyper v server setup the SBS 2011 and Window 2012 network performance extremely slow. Opening files or transferring data to or from the virtual machine took a very long time.   This was due to a particular setting on the Broadcom network adapters which should be disabled. To remedy this […]


Verification of your Teamviewer version failed


Exchange 2010 Powershell script to clear recovery items

Recovery items in users mailboxes can substantially increase the overall size of your store. If you would like to clear these out of all users mailboxes create the following two script files to use Flush_recovery_items.cmd C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -command “. ‘c:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\bin\RemoteExchange.ps1’; Connect-ExchangeServer -auto; cd c:\scripts\ ; .\Flush_recovery_items.ps1” Flush_recovery_items.ps1 Get-User -RecipientType UserMailBox | Search-Mailbox -SearchDumpsterOnly -DeleteContent […]


PRTG Network Monitor, Pro active network support.

Hi Guys. Had a customer that was having issue with exchange smtp communication going offline intermittently. The process to get it operation again was relatively quick yet as this was happen randomly once a week I needed a method of reporting faults before the user notice the issue. I search the web and after testing […]


PRTG Create Group, device, Sensor and notification

HI Following is an overview on how to create a Group, Senor and enable Notification for PRTG. Open PRTG Enterprise Console. (Select default user if required.) Create Group Ensure Device Tab is highlighted Rigtht Click on Local Probe Click add Group Enter Group Name Enter a TAG if require for easier location Click continue Create […]


Battlefield 3 release date check failed

When opening battlefield you may receive the message: –


Sophos NAC only installs on Windows 2003 or 2008 standalone server not SBS

Although the Sophos control panel can install on a Windows XP workstation, NAC will only install on a full Windows 2003 or 2008 server. It will not install on an SBS server. The server requires IIS service to be installed in order to run NAC profile management Further details on instructions are here-


Activating Office 2010 after Hardware change

Hi Guys. Had the motherboard change on a TS server and office was requesting a activation of office 2010. This also should fix the issue where office keeps requesting activation. You can go through the steps of re-entering the key following the step or you can run the commands below. Please note that on 64b […]


Unable to connect to Windows XP using Guest account

Hi So you have been connecting to your XP home edition-


Applying computer setting Slow. Add verbose status.

Hi Guys. So your computer is slow to boot and getting stuck on Applying computer Settings. You would like to see exactly where it is lagging. Well you can do one of the following so give a verbose status rather than just applying computer settings. How to enable verbose startup, shutdown, logon, and logoff status […]