Category Archives: microsoft

Windows Server: Code 19: Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged

Hi everyone If you happen to come accross this error it can have multiple cause.   Fact: – Re-installing the driver does NOT fix the error. – Erasing and to let the system to re-install does NOT fix the error. … Continue reading

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Windows 7 VDI and ESX 5.1 – BSOD or PVS slowliness !!

Hi everyone !   Did you have a Citrix Provisionning Server to stream some Windows 7 machine ? and they are hosted on Windows & ??   To be ok, you need a private KB, and to do that;   … Continue reading

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Citrix Provisioning Services 7.1.1 Install Media Error

Hi everyone !   I wanted to share that if you use the Citrix PVS install media 7.1.1 and that you need the local SQLExpress, THEN install it FIRST ! I did three test so far, the setup does not prompts … Continue reading

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Windows 2012 R2: How to install and prepare for Active Directory

The Windows installation got simplified with the time as you will see.   Let’s review the minimum spec together. Be aware in my document I will act as it’s a new fresh install, not a upgrade. You will need that … Continue reading

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Exchange Server: How to diagnose spam problem

This article is on how to get a clear status of the spam you receive on your Exchange Server Scenario: A user call-in and told that another user from another company can’t contact him. The email got refused.   Task … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 Setup Error: setupui.exe – CLR20r3

Issue Error when lauching the Exchange 2013 setup. setupui.exe crash with a reference to CLR20r3 Cause A firewall state could cause that problem. In my case a GPO setting was the problem. Workaround Desactivate the GPO or reactivate the firewall, … Continue reading

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Directory Service: NETLOGON missing after a restore

Symptoms SYSVOL empty but share existant. NETLOGON share non-existant GPO’s console list all old GPO, but can’t display any detail on all GPO. Scenario First DC (DC#1) in Windows 2003 Second DC (DC#2) in Windows 2008R2 Each are Global Catalogue. … Continue reading

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