Error 0x0000007e “Windows cannot connect to the printer”

Posted on July 28, 2015 · Posted in Windows 7
0x0000007e Network HP Printe Install Error

There is a print server on a 32-bit Windows version (Windows Server 2003) with several shared HP printers. When trying to connect to a printer on this server from a 64-bit client (Windows 7), the client downloads the necessary printer driver from this print server, but fails to install it.. read more

Show Drive Letters First in Windows Explorer

Posted on July 24, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
Show drive letterbefore drive names in Windows 8

By default, in Windows Explorer a drive letter is displayed after its name. In the folder settings there is an option to completely hide the drive letters, but no option to display a drive letter before its name. Let’s consider how to do it with a little registry tweak.

Windows Event Triggers

Posted on July 22, 2015 · Posted in Windows Server 2008 R2
Attach Task To Windows Event

In Windows Server 2008 (Vista) a new feature appeared that allowed to attach a Windows Scheduler task for any event in system logs. Using this feature, an administrator can assign a specific script or sending e-mail alerts to any Windows event. Let’s consider this feature in detail.

How to Download APPX Installation File for any Windows Store App

Posted on July 8, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
filter appx sessions

Modern Windows 8 apps (APPX Metro apps) are mostly designed to be installed online from Windows Store. Despite Windows allows to install Metro apps from APPX files offline, you can’t download a Metro app distribution from Windows Store. In this article, we’ll show how to download an APPX file of.. read more

How Windows Determines That the File Has Been Downloaded from the Internet

Posted on July 3, 2015 · Posted in Windows 7
ZoneTransfer section. ZoneId

In one of the previous articles, we mentioned that when trying to open an executable file downloaded from the Internet Windows shows a security warning of running a potentially dangerous content (For details, see How to Disable Security Warnings in Windows). How does the system determines that the file has.. read more

How to Access Mapped Network Drives from the Elevated Apps

Posted on June 26, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
Access mapped network drive from elevated applications

One of the significant improvements of Windows OSs (since Vista) is User Account Control (UAC) feature. User Account Control prompts the user for approval each time when the app tries to make any changes to the system settings. One of the side effects of UAC is the inability to access.. read more

Using LDAP Saved Queries in Active Directory

Posted on June 24, 2015 · Posted in Active Directory

The Saved Queries in Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC) console allow to create simple and complex LDAP queries by samples of Active Directory objects. These queries can be saved, edited and transferred to other computers. Using the Saved Queries, you can deal with search and sampling of AD objects.. read more

How to Disable “Open File Security Warnings” in Windows 7

Posted on June 19, 2015 · Posted in Windows 7
Do you want to run this file? Open File — Security Warning

When trying to open/start an EXE, MSI, BAT and other executable types of files from a local or network directory in Windows, you can see this warning: Open file — Security Warning. To continue the program, a user must manually confirm the start of the file by clicking Run button… read more

Fix: Windows Modern Apps Don’t Work Over VPN Connection

Posted on June 18, 2015 · Posted in Windows 8
AppContainer Loopback Exemption Utility

You might have come across some modern Windows 8 apps (Metro apps) don’t see the Internet (failed to connect to the server, etc.) when using certain types of VPN connections to ISPs. However, as a rule, this issue doesn’t occur to all Metro apps. I. e., some apps work (usually.. read more

Allow non-administrators RDP Access to Domain Controller

Posted on June 4, 2015 · Posted in Active Directory
you need remote desktop services rights

By default, only the members of Domain Admins group have the remote RDP access to the domain controllers. In this article we’ll show how to grant domain users  RDP access to the domain controllers.