• Moving orphan home drives in Windows Server 2003 Active Directory to a folder to delete

    I am trying to do a home directory clean up and trying to find out a good and quick step by step way  to get all the orphans users' home drives who are not attached to any users account from AD and move them to a specific folder where I can delete them. I also prefer not to use a third party...

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  • Receiving error message when checking for Windows updates

    Over the past few weeks, I've been having an issue with my Windows updates on two of my machines. Both of them are running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. One of the machines is brand new, while the other is about a year old. Every time I check for Windows updates in the Control Panel, I keep...

    ITKE344,960 pointsBadges:
  • Communication between a Metro app and desktop app in Windows 8

    This may sound like a confusing question but I'll do my best explaining it. I have a situation where I have the UI frontend built using the Metro style of apps for Windows 8. I'm trying to communicate it with a .NET application running on the desktop (with the same local machine). Is there a way a...

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  • Exchange 2010 Distribution Group Issues

    I'm using Exchange 2010 with Outlook 2010 clients. I've just created a new distribution group, added a member, and attempted to send to the new distro group, but I'm getting a failure: #550 5.1.1 RESOLVER.ADR.ExRecipNotFound; not found ##. This is a formal normal process, so I'm not sure why it's...

    Schmidtw11,330 pointsBadges:
  • Forcing Standard modes in Internet Explorer 10

    I've noticed many of documents in Internet Explorer 10 falls back into IE7 mode. Now I know Microsoft claims that simple doctype declaration is enough. Is there a way to force Standards more on these documents?

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  • Installing AppFabric on Windows Server 2012

    I'm trying to install AppFabric 1.1 on my Windows Server 2012 but it keeps giving me the following error: AppFabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code:1603 Does anyone know what I should do? What mistake am I making?

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  • Has anyone ever tried installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8 Pro?

    I’m about to make the move but am worried that I may not be going about it correctly. Can I install it directly on Win 8 or should I use Hyper-V to create a VM?

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  • Finding the “GACUTIL” utility for .NET Framework 4.0 in Windows 7

    I have created an assembly in the .NET framework that I'm trying to publish to GAC but I'm having trouble finding the "GACUTIL" utility. I've tried the following ideas but nothing seems to be working. Copy the assemby to %window%\assemby Copy the assemby to %window%\Microsoft.NET\assembly...

    ITKE344,960 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Patch Package could not be opened.

    When trying to install: Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats, I get this message: "This patch package could not be opened. Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid...

    Carcuri55 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Windows 7 after I’ve installed Ubuntu

    So I've recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 onto my new computer. My next move is to install Windows 7 but I'm afraid I might lose Ubuntu (or something even worse). Can someone help me with the process?

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  • Building Java on Windows 7

    I'm having trouble adding Java to my Windows 7 system. I've followed what I believe to be the proper directions. I'm working on Environment Variables within 'System' in the control panel, where I created 2 new variables. This first is for user variables while the second covers system variables....

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  • Is MS Office 2013 slower than 2010?

    I just switched from Office 2010 to 2013 and I’m seeing a significant decrease in performance. I disabled hardware acceleration and animations and similar tricks know for cutting back on system requirements to help speed it up. And while, that has solved most of the issues has anyone else...

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  • Problems when Installing Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8

    I’m trying to install Visual Studio 2012 ultimate trial on Windows 8 and I get the following error message: The .Net Framework installed on this machine does not meet the minimum required version: 4.5.50709. When that didn’t work, I tried installing the .net framework version, but then got this...

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  • Why does Microsoft Word 2010 keep crashing?

    Microsoft Word 2010 keeps crashing on my computer. I've tried reinstalling Office 2010 Suite but the same problem occurs. The next step I took was to put a clean installation of Windows 7 and Office but Word continues to crash. Below is the error from EventViewer: Faulting application name:...

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  • Difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch

    What is the difference between a layer 2 and layer 3 network switch? What instance would I need each for? We are a Windows 7 shop.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • DSADD batch script

    Would anyone who has esperience with the DSADD batch script be able to help me with the basic steps of creating one? Would you have an example you could send me or know where I could download a good "template" version? I would greatly appreciate it.

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • Workgroup PC monitoring

    We have an office of computers, both XP and Windows 7, networked together as a workgroup. The boss is asking if there is a tool available that can monitor activity, website usage or what is going on within the workgroup to report activity. We have a Windows 7 PC “acting” as a file share server...

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • Crystal Reports 8 export troubles

    I have an older application which uses Crystal Reports 8 and we use the ActiveX viewer. We turned on the export button in the viewer. The export feature works on some machines but on others it works up to the point of displaying the window that allows the user to choose where to save the file. This...

    ruifrazao50 pointsBadges:
  • Can Visual Studio run as an administrator in Windows 8?

    I've always been taught to disable UAC on my machines and after I upgraded to Windows 8, I did just that. However, there actually is no off option (You can only turn off the notifications). This means that nothing is run as an "Administrator" so I have to keep closing and reopening my console and...

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  • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise edition domain

    I have Windows 2003 Server enterprise. We want use Windows 7 and Windows Vista business on a Client Machine but it will not join the domain in Windows 2003 Server enterprises domain but XP client system works properly and joins the domain.

    Sam25555 pointsBadges:

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