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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 …

“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 …

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 | 13 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 …

IE10 downloads to network share causes “This program couldn’t be downloaded” error message in download manager
Sunday, 2 Jun, 2013 – 19:07 | No Comment

So basically this is what happens and the back story to this is that if you have a computer with re-directed folders, which normally would be in a corporate environment, and you attempt to download …

Google Reader: some of my tags cannot be removed; Ooops…an error occurred. Please try again in a few seconds.
Friday, 16 Apr, 2010 – 8:00 | No Comment

I’m happy to report that the one tag that I could not get deleted now deletes.  As of 4/14/10, the Google team has apparently fixed the issue.
Try it now!  All they need now is to …

Excel 2000 crashing upon startup excel.exe being faulted within Event Viewer
Tuesday, 30 Mar, 2010 – 12:36 | No Comment

If you’re having problems with this ancient piece of software, try doing a search for an .xlb file and re-naming said xlb file to .xlbold.  This fixed the problem for myself.

Microsoft Word 2007 crashes upon exit
Monday, 22 Mar, 2010 – 22:05 | No Comment

If you experience this it’s due to an update that was installed.
Go to your registry and delete the following key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Data