How to recover your virtual environment using an HP Falconstor CDP and VMWare ESX!

Recently I tasked to create some technical documentation for one of my clients on how to restore and recreate servers replicated to an HP Falconstor CDP. The clients environment consisted of a multi-site virtual environment running on the VMware ESXi 4.1 platform.  Their primary method of off site protection was to use two HP Falconstor […]

Looking for Credential Tiles freezes up Remote Desktop on Acer Machines.

File this under “everyday it’s some new problem with Windows” category.  This past week I have been working with a new Law Firm client setting up their hosted server to run “Needles” a case management database/software.  They are on a Windows 2008 R2 box running “Remote Desktop Services” (formerly “Terminal Server Services”).  I was finishing […]

Archive dissappears in file menu of OUTLOOK 2007. Office update KB2412171 damages OUTLOOK 2007!

Microsoft made a major boo boo when it released OFFICE UPDATE KB2412171 through Windows Update on December 14th, 2010. The office update originally designed to fix some issues between Outlook and Exchange ended up BREAKING Outlook 2007 across the board! Some of the issues it caused included: Loss of the Archive and AutoArchive feature. They […]

“Windows can not find SYSOCMGR.exe” error message when connecting to network fax with Vista client.

When you try to connect to a remote fax printer on a computer that is running Windows Vista Business or Windows Vista Enterprise, the fax installation fails, and you get “Windows can not find SYSOCMGR.exe” error message! This issue occurs because fax installation tries to install the fax feature by using the Windows Components Wizard […]