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.

Sent message is not saved in the Sent items folder of Shared/ additional mailbox when you “Send As” that mailbox

When you send an e-mail message from a shared mailbox in Outlook 2007, the sent message is not saved in the Sent Items folder of the shared mailbox In this scenario, when you send an e-mail message from the shared mailbox, the message is sent successfully. However, the sent message is not saved in the … Continue reading Sent message is not saved in the Sent items folder of Shared/ additional mailbox when you “Send As” that mailbox

Saved credentials not working when connecting to 2008 Terminal server from windows 7

"Your credentials did not work. Your system administrator does not allow the use of saved credentials to log on to the remote computer because its identity is not fully verified" You get the above error when attempting to connect via RDP to a 2008 terminal server session, you are then able to connect using the … Continue reading Saved credentials not working when connecting to 2008 Terminal server from windows 7

Excel and Word 2007 missing letters when printing

The characters in an equation are not printed when you print a Word 2007 document on a Windows XP-based or Windows Server 2003-based computer To work around this issue, install the Complex Script support files. To do this, follow these steps: Click Start, and then click Run Type intl.cpl, and then click OK. Click the Languages tab. Under Supplemental language support, click … Continue reading Excel and Word 2007 missing letters when printing

Create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2007

Create shared mailboxes in Exchange 2007  using powershell  as the EMC in Exchange 2007 doesnt allow you to create shared mailboxes like the new exchange 2010. You can do this with the help of the new-mailbox cmdlet. Below is an example of creating a shared mailbox called Info and then assigning the info security group … Continue reading Create a Shared Mailbox in Exchange 2007