Win 7: Path to All Users Desktop and Start Menu Folders

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Jan 15 2014 | Comments (0)
Path to all users desktop and start menu in Windows 7 All users desktop: C:\Users\Public\Desktop\ All users start menu: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ Note: The Desktop folder is hidden, make sure you show hidden files by selecting it under Tools,...

Allow Account to Log on as a service Right

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Apr 05 2013 | Comments (0)
You can use this procedure to add the Log on as a service right to an account on your computer. To open Local Security Policy, click Start, point to Control Panel, point to Administrative Tools, and then double-click Local Security Policy. In the console tree,...

SBS 2011: Can’t connect to the remote computer because no certificate was configured

Posted by SteveHardie | On: May 23 2012 | Comments (24)
Problem: When connecting to Windows SBS 2011 Remote Web Access, the following error appears when trying to connect to a remote computer.

Adding an existing AD User to the SBS 2011 Console

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Aug 07 2011 | Comments (11)
After migrating from a Server 2003 Active Directory, to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 installation, I found that the migration did not import the existing AD users and computers into the SBS 2011 console. A quick google search found this simple fix: Optional....

How To: Reset the Directory Services Restore Mode Administrator Account Password in Windows Server 2003

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Aug 06 2011 | Comments (2)
This article describes how to reset the Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) administrator password for any server in your domain without restarting the server in DSRM. To Reset the DSRM Administrator Password Click, Start, click Run, type ntdsutil, and then...

How to Synchronise your Clock with the Domain Controller

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Jul 05 2011 | Comments (6)
This article descripes how you can synchronise your computers clock with either your Domain Controller or any other windows computer on your network. The quickest way to synchronise your clock with the domain time, open a command prompt window and type: NET TIME...

NTLDR is missing

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Nov 23 2009 | Comments (0)
This article describes a quick method that you can use to troubleshoot the “NTLDR Is Missing” error message that you may receive when you try to start Microsoft Windows XP. It is based on this article. The process can be summed up ito 3 relatively...