Category Archives for "Windows 2008"

Error installing SCCM 2012 SP1 Client – MicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi

  Receiving error from log file on Agent Push for SCCM 2012 SP1. Couldn’t verify ‘C:WindowsccmsetupMicrosoftPolicyPlatformSetup.msi’ authenticode signature. Return code 0x800b0101 InstallFromManifest failed 0x80004005 CcmSetup failed with error code 0x80004005 Install KB 2756872 Patch Fixed for me on Windows Server 2012. Update 14/1/2013 : Microsoft Article – Installation error 0x800b0101: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager […]

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DNS: Enable Aging and Scavenging

During the SCCM 2012 deployment, sometime the progress was delayed due to duplicate DNS record. To do a housekeeping of DNS, we need to enable aging and scavenging for the DNS server. Here you go Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 To open DNS Manager, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then […]

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Windows Services: Task scheduler greyed out in Windows Server 2008. Cannot restart

  Do you notice that Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 is greyed out and your can’t perform any action of START,  STOP, RESTART ? Found a workaround from TechNet. To STOP Services 1. Go to Registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesSchedule 2. Find the DWORD called START, change its value from 2 to 4.” 3. Reboot OS   […]

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Disabling the firewall in Windows Server 2008 Core Edition

  For certain reason, system administrator always prefer to disable the windows firewall. You can do this with the following Netsh command: [netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off] Now the Windows Firewall is disabled for all network profiles. C:UsersAdministrator>netsh advfirewall show The following commands are available: Commands in this context:show allprofiles – Displays properties for […]

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