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Windows 2008 server missing MDB Access ODBC drivers to create system DSN

In migrating a website which used an access MDB ODBC driver to link to a database from a Windows 2003 server to a Windows 2008 64-bit operating system, I found when I went to create the ODBC driver for the database, ODBC Driver from Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Data Source (ODBC), I could […]


Disable Enhanced Security Configuration in Windows Server 2008

In order to disable enhanced security configuration of IE 7.0 in Windows Server 2008, open the server manager. Under Server Configurations, then go to Security section of the root pane, choose Configure IE ESC.


MSTSC.exe /CONSOLE replaced by MSTSC.exe /ADMIN

As of Win XP SP3, Vista SP1 and Windows 2008, the /console switch has been removed from the Terminal Services client. This is a security measure and is well documented at this blog. To connect to servers pre-2008 and to XP and Vista pre-service pack, the new client has the /admin option.


Event log message TermDD: The RDP protocol component “DATA ENCRYPTION” detected an error in the protocol stream and has disconnected the client on windows 2008 server connecting from XP/older thin client

After installing Windows 2008 servers as my terminal server I found that my old VXL Itona thin client would not connect giving the message “Connection reset by peer” . You will likely experience the same problem if you’re running an older RDP 5.1 client on Windows XP or Windows 2003. The reason is that when […]