Category Archives: Troubleshooting

What is “WinX” or “Charms” in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Group Policy Settings Reference Sheet is referring to?

Anyone who tried to view through the newly release excel sheet from Microsoft sharing on the new GPO settings applicable to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. I believe you will have some questions as I do… In case … Continue reading

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Unable to edit GPO with settings imported – Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

How I love Monday. Situation Scenario today is: 1. Setup a new test Windows Server 2012 R2 Test Domain in Microsoft Virtual Environment. 2. Backup GPOs from existing Domain and convert the Folder containing the GPOs into ISO 3. Mount … Continue reading

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Remember to Update Your WMI Filter in GPOs!

Recently, after I successfully deployed a GPO for Windows 8, another of my team-mate told me that 802.1x GPO does not work for Windows 8 machine. So, fun time – troubleshooting begins! All settings looks fine on the GPOs from … Continue reading

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Encounter Error Code 0x80010643 when install a Role or Feature in Server Manager under Windows Server 2008 R2

1 month plus ago, when I was trying to DCPromo a Server to be a Domain Controller in my environment and I encountered an error that really freak me out! Fatal Error Code 0x80010643. Error Message is: “Attempt to install … Continue reading

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Resolve why NO network adaptor shows up in Microsoft Network Monitoring tool (plus bonus issue)

Yesterday is one interesting day… First of all, I would like to take this chance to thank my dear friend who shows me how to use Microsoft Network Monitoring tool – Uncle Pom. Problem – No network Adaptor shows up … Continue reading

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What to Do when Your RID and PDC Emulator DC is having AD Database Corruption?

One of my engineer ask me if demote and promote the DC can solve the problem… I almost fainted and give call him back immediately before he were to do that. Why Not? And actually, if he were to try, … Continue reading

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Client going to different Domain Controller randomly for authentications (Cause and Solution)

Link to the blog which I have posted weeks before. Re-cap of the issue I encountered Using domain account A and login to the client machine for 5 times, the logon server randomly hop between 3 different domain controller … Continue reading

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