Tag Archives: Windows

Windows – USB Mouse – Code 10: The device cannot start

If your mouse isn’t working anymore and you tried all standard things like updating the drivers etc., you can try to verify the existents or add the following Upper Filter: Types of WDM Drivers –> https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff564862.aspx

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Hardening Internet Explorer and Java 6 #infosec

As an IT guy you would always like to upgrade to the latest patched version of an OS/Framework/App etc. to be more secure in this Wild Wild West Internet thing. But what if your business still uses the Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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Microsoft Lync 2010: Unable to search for contacts

Sometimes the contact list may be corrupted (example: invalid character in an “out of office” message), so it happens that you cannot search for contacts within Lync 2010 and a restart of the application, the whole PC system etc. don’t … Continue reading

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BitLocker–MBAM–Error

Here are some error/solutions findings about rolling out the MBAM (Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring) Agent. Problem 1 – “Error checking whether TPM chip is ready”: Solution 1: Check if the driver for the TPM Chip is loaded correctly. If … Continue reading

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Windows KMS/Volume Activation troubleshooting

What to do when Windows 7 comes up with a message that the Windows Activation Status is ‘not available’ (START->RUN..-> control /name Microsoft.System), not genuine (text at the right bottom corner on your desktop background) or a key icon comes … Continue reading

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MMS (Microsoft Management Solutions) 2013 Keynote – my notes

Mostly it was Microsoft System Center 2012 SP 1 stuff like Azure intgration into the privat cloud, Intune integration etc. what was known before, but here are some interesting highlights that I wrote down: 20% of the Microsoft Enterprise customers … Continue reading

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Free Antivirus Solutions for Businesses

My experience and the one from Imperva are not that far away: “Antivirus software is now so ineffective at detecting new malware threats most enterprises are probably wasting their money buying it, an analysis by security firm Imperva has concluded.” … Continue reading

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