Posts tagged Windows 7
During a migration from Windows XP to Windows 7, I recently faced an issue with a business-critical application. The application did start, but would not connect to a database. Both the application and database were located on a DFS share. The following error showed up:
Recently a user complained at my desk about his logon times. When logging on to a new pc, he often had to wait 15 minutes before he got his desktop in front of him.
Due to security compliancy a customer recently asked me to apply a setting that would force a screensaver after an idle time of 20 minutes. At the same time, employees should be able to change the time out value to anything between 1 and 20 minutes.… Read the rest
LANDesk OSD log files are basic and easy to read, but may cause headaches when you’re forced to troubleshooting.
In a small to medium environment (< 500 pc’s), it’s not a really tough job to keep all pc’s up to date with the latest version of Adobe Reader. A couple of pc’s that might report problems, can be cured … Read the rest
In some scenarios it may be useful to adjust the date and time settings on a domain system. Especially when testing a particular millennium bug, or something like that By default on a Windows domain, the time is synchronized every now and then; mostly within minutes. This may be undesirable if you’re planning to [...]
Today I tried to do a companywide unattended install of Paint.NET with SCCM 2007. I was using the following command: Paint.NET.3.5.8.Install.exe /auto CHECKFORUPDATES=0 DESKTOPSHORTCUT=0 However, over 50% of the installations failed on the clients. The eventlog on all the failed clients reported the following: Log Name: Application Source: Windows Error Reporting Event ID: 1001 Level: [...]