Windows 10 long file paths and file names cause Windows Explorer to crash
Monday, 19 Dec, 2016 – 12:37 | No Comment

Ever since Microsoft released its anniversary update to Windows 10, they introduced a new feature which enables file names and paths longer than 260 characters.  However, in doing this, they introduced a bug that is …

How to enable Microsoft Updates for Windows Server 2008 R2
Friday, 8 Jul, 2016 – 20:50 | No Comment

I was trying to enable Microsoft Update so that I could get Exchange updates but whenever I clicked on the “Find out more” link it would take me to the below screen shot and just …

Exchange 2003 not receiving external e-mails
Saturday, 2 Jul, 2016 – 18:08 | No Comment

If you run into this problem where you have an SBS 2003 or Exchange 2003 server not receiving external e-mails or even sporadic, intermittent e-mails, check the self signed SSL cert that the CIECW creates.  …

“This copy of the Install OS X El Capitan application can’t be verified. It may have been corrupted or tampered with during downloading.”
Friday, 13 May, 2016 – 9:48 | One Comment

On two different occassions I’ve had this problem where I attempted to install OS X El Capitan via USB flash drive onto an older MacBookPro and encountered this error: “This copy of the Install OS X …

OneDrive for Business and Office 2016 error: We can’t find the SharePoint site location. Please check the location address for typing errors.
Thursday, 12 Nov, 2015 – 10:57 | No Comment

If you receive this error message: We can’t find the SharePoint site location. Please check the location address for typing errors, make sure you’re using the full URL of the OneDrive for Business location versus …

Apple iCloud activation lock: The Perfect Storm
Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015 – 23:21 | 20 Comments

So I’ve heard of horror stories where someone has two factor authentication on for their iCloud/Apple ID and they lose the backup password/code and in doing so they are basically screwed, there’s no way for …

Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.
Thursday, 4 Sep, 2014 – 18:19 | 14 Comments

I am working on an HP laptop that needed a new hard drive.  I cloned the failing hard drive to a new hard drive and installed it back into the laptop.  I tried to get …

Synology 1512+ Backup & Replication to Amazon S3 extremely slow upload
Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014 – 10:36 | 12 Comments

So we are having problems with one of our client’s experiencing extremely slow uploads to Amazon S3.  We just reached out to support to find out what can be done but from briefly searching the …

Ricoh MP3001 printer does not remember user code with PCL6 driver
Friday, 25 Jul, 2014 – 18:09 | No Comment

Ran into a problem with a Ricoh MP3001 printer installed onto Server 2008R2 using 64bit drivers PCL6.  I had a user who could not print.  We setup his user code and then he would try …

SBS 2003 migration to Server 2008R2 SharePoint Services 3.0 error message Value does not fall within expected range
Friday, 18 Jul, 2014 – 22:05 | 13 Comments

I’m sure someone will find this post handy.  I was following this guide: http://demazter.wordpress.com/2010/04/29/migrate-small-business-server-2003-to-exchange-2010-and-windows-2008-r2/ and got stuck at the migrating SharePoint Services 3.0 part.  The part where you first create the new site and app …