Category: Windows

MS BizTalk 2006 & 2009 Installation and Configuration Errors

I recently installed BizTalk 2006 and 2009 on a few servers at work. I found the process to be very painful for some reason. In regards to the BizTalk 2006 installation, I was running into an issue where the installer

Posted in Windows

FIX: Windows 7 Login Error "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed."

UPDATE: Omg, awesome! Use PowerShell’s Reset-ComputerMachinePassword, then reboot. Hat tip: Don’t Rejoin to Fix. Don’t do what I did below. Just run Reset-ComputerMachinePassword in PowerShell and reboot. Recently, my workstation was suddenly unable to logon to my Windows 2008 domain.

Posted in Active Directory, Windows

SQL 2008 Installation Failure on Reporting Services

Recently, SQL Server 2008 was uninstalled from a Windows 2008 Server machine due to some configuration issues with Reporting Services. Attempts to re-install SQL Server with the Reporting Services option would fail. I was tasked with the re-install and as

Posted in SQL Server, Windows

Setup WebDAV in Apache2 on SuSE Linux to Support Windows (XP/Vista/7) Clients

Earlier today, a colleague told me that she doesn’t like using my servers because I don’t have FTP setup thus, she couldn’t map my server as a drive. Well, I showed her. I stand firmly against using FTP as any

Posted in Apache, Linux, Security, Windows

Solved: Missing Hard Drive Space in Windows Server 2008

Tonight, I uninstalled Exchange Server 2007 from a development server and was surprised to see that, after the uninstall was complete (and not without a few workarounds), only 50GB of an 80GB hard drive remained. Explorer showed 25GB free, but

Posted in Exchange, Windows

Windows 7: Setup was unable to create a system partition or locate an existing partition.

Over the past week, I’ve installed Windows 7 and OS X more times than I can count. In attempting to figure out the easiest way to dual boot Windows 7 and OS X, I’ve also partitioned my drive a good

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Windows 7: Disable Unnecessary Services on a Domain Workstation

I finally took the plunge and installed Windows 7 on my Dell Netbook (Inspiron mini iM10-008B). I originally bought the Dell to make it into a Hackbook but after I realized how time-intensive the initial setup may be, I looked

Posted in Active Directory, Networking, Windows

MS Defender Error: "Mallware Signeture Download" Appears Legitimate (Unfortunately).

Ow, the other day I was infected by the the Vundo trojan. I believe the trojan came in through an infected webpage and attacked a Java vulnerability on my machine. During the cleanup, I installed a variety of anti-malware software,

Posted in Security, Windows