Certificate Services 0xc8000202 Error
Jan18

Certificate Services 0xc8000202 Error

KB ID 0001639 Problem You will see this error if you are migrating a Certificate Services Server from Server 2008, (NOT Server 2008 R2) to Windows Server 2016, (or newer). Version of log file is not compatible with the Jet version 0xc8000202 (ESE: 514 Jet_errBadLogVersion) You will also see the following events logged; Event ID 17 Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-CertificationAuthority Date: xx/xx/xxxx xx:xx:xx Event...

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Connections From Machines That Don’t Map to Sites?
Jan09

Connections From Machines That Don’t Map to Sites?

KB ID 0001635 Problem I was troubleshooting some replication issues for a client, and carried out a dcdiag on one of their domain controllers, and saw this;  Starting test: SystemLog A warning event occurred. EventID: 0x000016AF Time Generated: xx/xx/xxxx xx:xx:xx Event String: During the past 4.21 hours there have been {xxx} connections to this Domain Controller from client machines whose IP addresses don’t map to any of the...

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Windows – Find your ‘Uptime’
Jan02

Windows – Find your ‘Uptime’

KB ID 0000552  Problem There are lots of reasons you might want to know your PC/Servers uptime, to make sure a client has rebooted a server (like you asked them to), or to see if a server has had a BSOD and rebooted overnight, etc. Check Uptime with Task Manager You can get your uptime from the Task Manager’s “Performance” tab. To launch Task Manger Start > Run > Taskmgr.exe {enter}. or Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC, or...

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Control Panel ‘Mail Icon Missing’
Jan01

Control Panel ‘Mail Icon Missing’

KB ID 0000237 Problem Problem usually seen on x64 Office versions, to set up some mail profiles; Solution Firstly what happens if you try running; outlook.exe /manageprofiles The file you are looking for is called mlcfg32.cpl Find it and double click it. here’s where I found it C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office{Version} or C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\System\MSMAPI\1033 If you get stuck, or are using x64...

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The Term ‘Uninstall-WindowsFeature’ is not Recognized
Dec16

The Term ‘Uninstall-WindowsFeature’ is not Recognized

KB ID 0001628 Problem I was removing Windows Defender from a lot of servers that had just been deployed, (while doing and AV rollout). So I had a remote session open to all the servers and issued the command on each one, and moved onto the next one. when I went back, about three or four of them had failed with the following error; PS C:\Users\Administrator> Uninstall-WindowsFeature -Name Windows-Defender Uninstall-WindowsFeature :...

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Windows Error Code 0x800F0954
Dec10

Windows Error Code 0x800F0954

KB ID 0001626 Problem Seen when attempting to add a Windows Optional Feature; Windows couldn’t complete the required changes. The changes could not be completed. Please reboot your computer and try again Error code: 0x800F0954 Solution Typically you see this error if your machine is set to get its updates from WSUS. You can change the way Windows operates to get the ‘Feature addition’ files directly from Microsoft...

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