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05.19.2010

Outlook 2007 not displaying new email items in inbox or folder until view refreshed by pressing column

I am coming across this issue where a folder shows the message count, but the actual folder display is showing nothing. If a resort is done by pressing a column heading, the message in the folder then display. There is a suggested fix here http://us.generation-nt.com/outlook-2007-inbox-view-does-not-refresh-when-new-mail-received-help-145278971.html to do with Trust Center Settings and Privacy Options in […]

05.7.2010

Cisco 64 bit VPN client for Windows 7

04.29.2010

Windows 7 or Windows 2008 add quicklaunch toolbar

By default Windows 7 and 2008 no longer display the quick launch toolbar. Some users prefer this to the new taskbar method of pinning programs. The problem with pinning is you cannot create distinct shortcuts to particular files, you can only group like files on the program that executes it. To add the quick launch […]

04.29.2010

[DBNETLIB][ConnectionOpen (Connect()).]SQL server does not exist or access denied

This may be due to a firewall issue – in particular Allow inbound SQL Server Browser UDP 1434 See further info on opening relevant firewall ports here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175043.asp Regards, Brendan

04.22.2010

Windows 2008 Block or deny specific user remote desktop terminal services access

In group policy go to Computer Configuration\Policies\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment Define the Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services policy Add the users or groups you want to block from user remote deskop Regards Brendan King

04.20.2010

Exchange 2007 2010 Archive emails in and out hub transport rule

In the old exchange 2003 server you could set all emails to archive to a mailbox or public folder. This option does not exist in Exchange 2010. Instead you need to create a Transport rule –

04.20.2010

Exchange 2007 or 2010 stopping NDR from postmaster@ filling queues from backscatter spam

If you find your queues are getting full of NDRs from the postmaster to spammers you can turn off allow non-deliveyr reports in the Hub transport\remote domains\default\properties This however will stop NDRs from being generated that are valid. You may therefore want to configure anti spam filtering If running a single exchange server with hub […]

04.20.2010

Because of a protocol error this session will be disconnected using terminal services remote control in windows 2008 R2

When you try to remote control another session on a Windows 2008 R2 terminal server you may receive the message. Change the RDP Compression setting on the server to “Balances memory and network bandwidth” (recommended) or “Optimized to use less memory” using Group Policy. If using Windows Server 2008 R2 you may also choose “Do […]

04.19.2010

A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing during Windows 7 install

During installation of Windows 7 from a downloaded volume license the install would start and then come up with the message A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please inset it now. Note: If the Windows installation media is in the […]

04.14.2010

How to change network location on Windows 2008 server

Open the Local Security Policy Select Network List Manger Policies Right click on the Network name and properties. Set the required properties