Mar
13

Remote Desktop Printing: First Page OK, Remaining Pages Print In Wrong Font

Symptoms: When printing a document to a local printer using Remote Desktop Easy Print (Terminal Server 2008), Microsoft Office documents, such as those from Microsoft Word, will correctly print the first page while printing the rest of the pages using the wrong font. Problem: After much research the best that I can come up with …

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Apr
21

Blue Screen on Windows 2008 R2 – “0x00000101 – CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT”

Symptom: A computer running Windows 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role installed will randomly blue screen.  The blue screen error contains the message: “0x00000101 – CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT” The affected server is equipped with one or more Intel Xeon 55xx series processors or a Core ix desktop processor. Problem: According to Microsoft, these Intel processors “generate incorrect …

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Feb
25

“The License Server Activation Wizard encountered an internal error from the license server. Message Number: 0xc0110011”

Symptom: Your Terminal Services Licensing Server is no longer activated on or after February 26, 2010.  If you try to re-activate the server, you are greeted with the following message: “The License Server Activation Wizard encountered an internal error from the license server. Message Number: 0xc0110011” You may also see the following events in the …

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Feb
23

Walk-through: Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2

Installing and setting up Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 is a straightforward task thanks to Microsoft’s new approach to “roles”. Preparing Your Server to Run Hyper-V Ensure that your server’s motherboard and processor support hardware-assisted virtualization. Go into the BIOS setup menu of your server and make sure that virtualization is enabled.  This setting …

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Dec
11

Adding a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller to A Windows Server 2003 Domain

Adding a server running Windows 2008 to a domain that is running Windows 2000/2003 servers is no big deal until you try to promote the 2008 (or 2008R2) server to a domain controller.  Active Directory must be updated to accommodate changes to the schema in 2008 and 2008R2. The first thing that I would do …

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