One of our batch of Lenovo T500 laptops refuses to boot from our Windows Deployment PXE server. So not easy to get our default company image into it. Hard to explain to Lenovo support what is wrong cause its so very specific. All other network functions are just fine. My colleague ran [...]
As many before us, we ran into the following error in Virtual Center, when we tried to P-to-V a server:
“multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user”
This is not an uncommon error, and you might recognise it from other scenarios that involve remotely connecting to a Windows host.
I found quite a [...]
Sometimes, a rogue printer driver entry gets left behind in your printer list. Sometimes, you cant delete it. Somtimes its even a duplicate of a printer that already exists, perhaps with a slightly different queue name.
Various message sources, like here suggest breaking network connection with the printer in question may be needed before windows “releases” the [...]
The Right Attitude
One of my success stories at DHL, was that I introduced the department to Microsoft Sharepoint, WSS 3.0. This was eventually adopted by most of the department for a lot of knowledge sharing and collaboration. It took me 3 years to get people used to it, and making people see how it could [...]
So here is something silly I was running up against. In the end its super simple, but its not obvious, and not easy to google for.
I want to equip the new servers are are installing with a standard weekly reboot schedule.
I created a batch file that launched shutdown.exe with some fancy parameters, and set this [...]