WinEmailTest

December 22, 2016 TechGuy 0

Small app that helps you troubleshoot email problems. We use it to test our own email account on a customer’s machine to see if it is working. If it is, we know it is something with the customer’s email host or their settings. If it does not, we try the […]

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Web deployment task failed

October 26, 2016 TechGuy 0

I ran into another issue when publishing my Asp.net web app to a new server. I would get the following message: Web deployment task failed. (Could not connect to the remote computer (“<mywebsite>”). On the remote computer, make sure that Web Deploy is installed and that the required process (“Web […]

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Flushing DNS on Windows

October 26, 2016 TechGuy 0

I ran in to a problem where my DNS wasn’t updating after I made an update on Godaddy for a website. I tried this by it’s self: ipconfig /flushdns I actually tried it several time without any luck. The DNS server had the right ip but my workstation did not. […]

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IIS Crypto by Nartac Software

October 12, 2016 TechGuy 0

Very very useful utility when trying to get your protocols on your server correct. This is from their site: IIS Crypto is a free tool that gives administrators the ability to enable or disable protocols, ciphers, hashes and key exchange algorithms on Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016. It also […]

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Windows Logon Type Codes

October 4, 2016 TechGuy 0

I found a great article on the logon types for windows that you will see in the event viewer. Above is an example of a logon failure that I am referring too. All credit goes to the original author here. Event IDs 528 and 540 signify a successful logon, event […]

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Stop Print logging in event viewer

September 30, 2016 TechGuy 0

By default, Windows NT logs every print job processed by the server in the System Log. This can be disabled using the following procedure: Warning:Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them. Run REGEDT32.EXE. Go to: \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers From the Edit […]

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Disable Aero Shake in Windows 7

September 23, 2016 TechGuy 0

“One of the interesting new features in Windows 7 is the way you can grab a window by the title bar and “shake” it back and forth to minimize everything else. It’s a fun feature, but just in case you want to disable it we’ve got the solution for you.” […]

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