reason 442: failed to enable virtual adapter on windows 8

After installing Cisco VPN Client Windows 8 64Bit you get the error reason 442: failed to enable virtual adapter when trying to connect. Solution: Open regedit Browse to the Registry Key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\CVirtA Select the DisplayName to modify, and remove the leading characters from the value data up to the last "%;" for 64 bit; change the value data … Continue reading reason 442: failed to enable virtual adapter on windows 8

Windows could not search for new updates, error code 8024402F

This error encouuntered on a windows 7 computer which was never updated. Clicking the option to Get help with this error and then run the Microsoft Fixit doesnt seem to help. The issue was due to DNS on the client computer pointing at the default gateway for DNS, switching to one of the public DNS … Continue reading Windows could not search for new updates, error code 8024402F

Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

Windows could not start the Print Spooler service on Local Computer.Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion. This could also few other services like Mcafee agent in my case. Cause: The ServiceBase class calls the OnStop method directly from the Service command handler that is … Continue reading Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion.

Disk Cleanup tool keeps freezing or takes a long time to load in Windows XP

Every now again we cant escape the old desktop keeps freezing and running a disk cleanup, now When you try to compress old files on a Windows XP-based computer, the Disk Cleanup tool may stop responding, and you may receive the following message: Disk Cleanup is calculating how much space you will be able to … Continue reading Disk Cleanup tool keeps freezing or takes a long time to load in Windows XP