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An error has occurred 0x8007....

This article is for those that don’t know that 0x80070002 is “The system cannot find the file specified.” or that 0x80070020 is “The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process”.  105 more words

Windows 2012 R2

The case of the missing domain controller...

I wanted to talk about an issue today that I see with a great deal of regularity.  Statically setting an external or public DNS (Domain Name System) server in the DNS client settings of a machine that is joined to an Active Directory domain. 589 more words

Windows 2012 R2

The User Profile Service failed the sign-in

In this scenario you have a Windows 2012 RDS. Suddenly one of the RDS servers showed this error when you tried to login.

There is an excellent tutorial to fix it here https://helgeklein.com/blog/2013/09/error-message-explained-user-profile-service-failed-logon/. 39 more words

We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one.

Good afternoon.  I ran into an issue today I have seen quite a few times.  I had a customer that was trying to load Windows 2012 on a server.  276 more words

Windows 2012 R2

Setting the Network Profile in Windows 2012 or higher

I recently had a non-domain joined edge Windows 2016 machine with two separate NICs that I needed to set different Windows Firewall settings to. Why? For instance, I wanted to allow RDP for the Internal NIC, and not allowing it for the External one, etc. 194 more words


Why are my computers not showing up on the Network in Windows explorer?

I ran across an interesting issue this morning.  I had a customer who was not able to browse for computers on most of his workstations and servers.  129 more words

Windows 2012 R2

Where are my file shares?

Good morning.  I ran into an issue I see from time to time in support.  One of my customers was unable to find where his shares were located on the filesystem.  67 more words

Windows 2012 R2