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How to configure remote desktop RDP connection to your office terminal server

To remote desktop to your office you need to know the internet address of your terminal server-


SQL High Memory usage SBS 2003

How to cut down SBS monitoring memory usage on SBS 2003.


OWA 2003 Forms-based Authentication domain issue

OWA, Exchange 2003, Forms-based Authentication, domain issue


IE Automatically detect settings not working due to WPAD alias DNS entry not responding

If you follow this article to configure automatically detect settings in Internet explorer and have set up a WPAD alias on your DNS server, you may find the autodiscovery is not working. If you try to ping wpad or wpad.domainname.local you get a response Ping request could not find host wpad. Please check the […]


Trusted Sites button greyed out in IE7 or IE8 for Windows 2003 Terminal Server domain users sessions

Windows 2003 terminal server Service pack 2 Internet explorer 7 or 8 In Internet Explorer in Tools/Security if you click on any of the zones of the slider was greyed out and could not be adjusted. The site is running with a Windows SBS 2003 active directory controller on a separate server. We already had […]


Distribution group security tab missing for domain admin

If you need to set send as permissions for a distribution group, you may find that when you go to the properties for the group you are missing the required security tab In order to see the security group tab you need to enable Advanced Features from the view menu in active directory Now when […]


Event ID 10016 Fix Local Activation permission for COM Server CLISID

If you are getting event log ID Event Type:-


RDP to Internal server or workstation through ISA firewall

To setup a firewall rule to enable access through ISA to internal servers, you need to map different external ports to the interal port 3389. In this example an internal system is on 192.168.10, and you want to RDP on port 3390 to this server. Right-click firewall policy and select new – server publishing rule […]


Tuneup registry cleaner delete fonts making everything garbled

Running a registry clean using tune-up on a Windows 2008 server detected Missing fonts. Selecting to clean up the missing entries caused all the fonts to display as wingdings or other characters, making the system unuseable. We had a similar issue with a different registry cleaner on a Windows 2003 server recently also. I re-enstated […]


Install WordPress on Windows IIS server Part 1

Here are the start to finish instructions for setting up your wordpress blog site on a Windows IIS server. This was done on a windows 2003 server. In this instance I am setting up wordpress to use as an intranet site. Part 1 covers install of: MySQL FastCGI Extension PHP   Install MySQL Download MySQL-