Archive for the ‘Windows Vista’ Category

How to troubleshoot Volume Activation error codes in Windows 7, in Windows Server 2008, and in Windows Vista

How to Reset Local Security Policy Settings to Default in Windows XP and Vista

Even if you remove the computer from the domain and put it into a workgroup, the local security policies that were changed will not be removed. This can be very annoying because local security policies include settings like preventing users from installing printers, restricting who can use the CD-ROM drive, requiring a smart card, restricted […]

Configuring updates stage 3 of 3. 0% complete – SYSTEM RESTARTS [Windows Vista , win2008, win7]

First make sure you are able to boot to the desktop. You can try performing the Method 3 suggested in the article ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949358) Try performing the following steps: Start Windows Vista and go to the System Recovery options: 1. Insert the Windows Vista installation disc in the disc drive, and then restart the computer. […]

Windows update error code 80072ee6

1st try this Click “Start” Then Click “Run” Copy and Paste this ” regsvr32 MSXML3.dll ” Click “OK” You should see a dialog box stating that the operation has suceeded. Then open Messenger again and sign in. If this doesn’t work then try to clear your DNS cache by: Click “Start” then “Run” and type […]

The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

Error : “The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship” on Windows Vista with sp1 What to check 1 Make sure your computer account is not disabled in Active Directory users and computers 2 Check configuration/administrative templates/network/dns client/primary DNS suffix in GPO and make sure its […]

Install Windows from a USB drive!

  Imagine a situation where you need to install Windows Vista or 7 in a system but you don’t have access to DVD drive. We all know Windows Vista, Server 2008 or 7 comes in DVDs and you’ll need a DVD drive to install them. Then how will you install them? The solution is, you […]

Windows Vista could not detect a dial-up modem

The warning message is “windows could not detect a dial-up” Make Sure following serverices are up and running STEP – 01 Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Remote Procedure Call locator (RPC) (Normally this is not started.Make sure this service is in working state)Remote Access Connection Manager Remote Access Auto Connection Manager (Normally this is not started.Make sure […]

BOOTMGR is compressed. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart

Boot Manager is compressed If by accident having compressed the entire boot partition, then Vista will display the following error: BOOTMGR is compressed. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart Check points for fixing compressed boot-manager: * Boot into Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) and perform a “Startup Repair”. * If the above doesn’t solve the problem then boot […]

Reset windows Vista Security settings back to default

secedit /configure /cfg %windir%\inf\defltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose

DHCP server default permission settings in the registry

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip “Local service” Full, Read (add this permission) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BFE “NT Service\BFE” Full, Read (add this permission)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DPS “NT Service\Trustedinstaller” Full, Read (add this permission) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NlaSvc “NT Service\NlaSvc” Full, Read (add this permission) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Epoch “NT Service\MpsSvc” Query, Set Value (add this permission) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy “NT Service\MpsSvc” Full, Read (add this permission) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Defaults\FirewallPolicy “NT Service\MpsSvc” Full, Read (add this […]