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22Nov/150

How to know \Device\Harddisk#\DR# is which physical hard disk?

How to know \Device\Harddisk#\DR# is which physical hard disk? Under Windows environment, we are used to the drive letter such as C: or D: drive but the error in the Windows Event Viewer normally point out the faulty device in the different format \Device\?Harddisk#\DR# or \Device\HarddiskVolume# (e.g. \Device\Harddisk0\DR0). So, how can find/locate the correct hard disk / […]

22Apr/140

Outlook 2013 hang in loading profile

Outlook 2013 hang in loading profile Environment: Microsoft Outlook 2013 (32-bit) running in Windows 7 (64-bit) Problem: Microsoft Outlook suddenly not working. Outlook hang in “Loading profile” stage. We was working previously.   Troubleshoot task perform: Task performed Result Delete and recreate Outlook Profile Outlook still hang Launch Outlook with safe mode (Outlook /safe) Successfully […]

5Mar/130

Renew SSL certificate for Domain Controller LDAPS

Renew SSL Certificate for Domain Controller LDAPS If you have created SSL certificate for LDAP over SSL on Domain Controller thru internal Microsoft Standalone CA as shown in LDAP over SSL for Domain Controller article, you might face the problem in renewing this certificate using MMC/GUI. When you try to Renew This Certificate With The Same Key using […]

23Aug/120

Drop down menu not working in IE 9

Certain Internet Explorer (IE) especially IE9 is having problem for drop down menu for some website (even sharepoint portal/website). Basically, the drop down menu is not working in IE9. I have tried a couple of solution such as reset IE setting/configuration, enable compatibility view, etc but non is working. Finally, I solve it by disabled certain […]

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8Jul/120

Migrate Public Folder to Exchange 2010

Migrate Public Folder to Exchange 2010 One of the challenges for Microsoft Exchange 2003/2003 migration to Exchange 2010 is Public Folder. It can be very complicated and time-consuming if the Public Folder size is huge of lot of folders. The Public Folder is required for Outlook 2003 to continue access to Exchange 2010 server. Microsoft […]

3Mar/120

LDAP over SSL for Domain Controller

LDAPS over SSL (LDAPS) for Domain Controller Each of Domain Controller have Lightweight Directory Access Protocol – LDAP (port 389) open for authentication for 3rd party application/system such as firewall/VPN appliance. The LDAP protocol is insecure because the data is sent in the clear text format. Therefore, we need LDAPS (LDAP over SSL) to encrypt […]

19Feb/120

Remote Desktop (RDP) Tricks and Tips

Remote Desktop (RDP) Tricks and Tips Modify Remote Desktop Listening Port Run regedit (Registry Editor) Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TerminalServer\WinStations\RDP-Tcp\PortNumber Double-click on the PortNumber to modify the RDP port number Select the Decimal base and modify the value data for the PortNumber. Default is 3389. The value should be within between […]

11Oct/110

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Review

Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials (Review) Formal code name: Aurora As the name suggested, it is suit to small business that currently do not have any server. It serve as the first server for the company that provide the file and print sharing,  data backup, remote access, etc. Basically it is just a Windows […]

21Sep/110

Where to download Windows 8 Developer Preview

Where to download Windows 8 Developer Preview Microsoft announce the availablity of Windows 8 Developer Preview for download in: Windows 8 Developer Preview with developer tools, Englisth X64 (64-bit) Windows 8 Developer Preview, Englisth X64 (64-bit) Windows 8 Developer Preview, Englisth x86 (32-bit) Windows 8 Developer Preview is currently work in the following virtual environment: […]

20Apr/110

Powerpoint 2003 alignment problem after kb2464588 patched

 Some of the powerpoint file started to gave error/warning message "PowerPoint was unable to display some of the text, images, or objects on slides in this file…." as shown belew:

PowerPoint was unable to display some of the text, images, or objects on slides in this file....