Dell Recovery Partition Access How to..

07. April 2015 Microsoft 2,182
Here’s a quick story. Complete C: Drive Failure.  Dell Recovery partition still intact.  But how to I access it now? Here’s what we did. Boot from a Windows 7 installation disk.  Since it is a 64 bit system, we used a 64 bit disk. Go to the Repair > System Recovery Options screen, then click ...

Issues with Microsoft patch KB 3002657, warning issued on KB 3046049

12. March 2015 Microsoft 4,321
Came into the office this morning to find no one could log into Exchange with Outlook.   On the local network, Outlook 2013 would connect and function, but it would keep prompting for the password, email out/in would work fine however.  Outside the network, users connecting to Exchange with Outlook with RPC of http could ...

Quickbooks Error 3381,Status Code-1118

11. December 2014 Microsoft 3,043
I recently cloned by laptop drive to a new SSD drive.  Everything seemed to have cloned without a hitch, except my Quickbooks 2010.  An alert for some license issue kept popping up and it wouldn’t load.  I tried a re-install off the CD and got the same result. What fixed the issue was deleting the EntitlementDataStore.ecml ...

Registry hack enables continued updates for Windows XP

24. June 2014 Microsoft 4,321
This information was borrowed from ZDNet. As reported by Wayne Williams at Betanews and confirmed by us, a simple registry hack to a Windows XP system tricks Windows Update into providing updates for it. Williams says that the hack, included just below, makes the system look like Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 which will continue to receive updated until April ...