Help Desk Geek – Page 171 – Help Desk Tips for IT Pros

How to Fix “Microsoft Register Server has Stopped Working”

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One thing I’ve always enjoyed about working in IT over the last 8 years is trying to successfully find a solution to tough Windows error messages. I’ve written about many […]

Fix Windows Update Error Code 8E5E03FA

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I have Windows Vista installed on a virtual PC and recently I’ve not been able to install any Windows updates because I keep getting an error saying that the update […]

How to Fix “You do not have permission to send to this recipient”

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A while ago I setup Exchange Server on a virtual machine to play around with it and see if I could get a proper mail server working. I thought I […]

Fix “The Device Cannot Start. (Code 10)” Error

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I recently tried to install a USB printer on my Windows XP machine and after Windows detected the printer, I got the following error message: The device cannot start. (Code […]

How to Fix Stop:0x000000F4 Blue Screen Error in Windows

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Working in IT, I’ve come across a number of strange STOP errors in Windows that are only fixed by doing something ridiculously obscure! Recently, I came across another STOP error […]

Device Manager Empty or Blank in Windows?

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I recently had a problem where I opened my Device Manager and found that is was blank! Nothing there! Just plain empty! It was very strange and it took me […]

Cannot Delete Outlook 2007 thru 2016 Reminder

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Can’t delete a reminder in Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016? I recently had this very strange problem where I created a calendar event in Outlook with a reminder attached […]

What is Simple File Sharing and How to Turn It Off

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Simple File Sharing is a feature built into Windows that makes it very easy to share files and folders with other computers on your local network. It’s so simple that […]

A Problem Has Been Detected and Windows Has Been Shutdown to Prevent Damages to Your Computer

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After installing Windows XP Service Pack 3 and rebooting the computer some people get this error: A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage […]

Windows 2003 Active Directory Setup:dcpromo

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Now that we have setup Windows Server 2003 on our virtual machine, patched it with SP2, installed an anti-virus and setup DNS, it is now time to setup Active Directory […]