Activation after repair install fix.

After performing a windows repair install it may ask you to activate windows prior to logging into windows.  The problem arises when you click yes and it tries to take you to the desktop but will only show the desktop background or a standard windows light blue background.  The issue here is that IE becomes corrupted and IE is the …

Exchange CSR and Certs (SSL Installs)

First off, we recommend purchasing multi domain or UCC SSL certificates from Godaddy here http://www.godaddy.com/ssl/ssl-certificates.aspx?ci=8979. There price is cheap and SSLs are solid. Purchase them for 3 years to prevent client from having to pay us to install it every year. In Exchange 2007 and 2010 you need to use the Exchange Powershell to create the CSR. Luckily, a site …

Outlook Anywhere or Exchange Users Outside the Office

Situation: Client has an Exchange server, but wants to be able to use Outlook when they are not inside the office, for example at home or on the road, etc. Solution: *This assumes Outlook Anywhere (2007 and 2010 Exchange) or RPC over HTTPS for Exchange 2003 are already installed and ports are forwarded etc. Also assumes you are using Outlook …

Windows 7 as File Server

Windows 7 Nonpaged Pool Srv Error 2017 I’m using my Windows 7 machine as a file server in addition to it being my Media Center. I’m mounting a Samba (smb) share using CIFS from my Linux server so I can synchronize files using rsync.  However, I ran into a problem after using the mounted share for a small amount of …

5 Reasons Why the IPad is A Super Tech Device

Who doesn’t want an IPad? Everyone is talking about it and despite the fact that the first release will surely have a few bugs, there are a few features that make this thing too hard to pass up! Watching Movies Anywhere and At All Angles – The exceptionally crisp 9.7″ screen has a wide viewing sweet spot so you friends …