19 07, 2018

How to refresh Offline Address Book in Outlook

By |2018-07-19T15:03:21+01:00July 19th, 2018|Errors and fixes, Exchange, Powershell|0 Comments

Sometimes you need to refresh offline address book in Outook, especially when user's SMIME certificate was refreshed(some other user's of course) but your outlook keeps the old one even though download of new address book was issued from the menu. Updating Offline Address Book(OAB)  in cached mode can take up to 24 hours no matter [...]

17 07, 2018

How to convert System partition from MBR to GPT (EFI) on Windows 10 without loosing data – support for UEFI and SecureBoot

By |2018-07-17T12:45:51+01:00July 17th, 2018|Errors and fixes, Windows 10|0 Comments

Hello! In my previous post regarding conversion from MBR to GPT partition scheme I used third party tool to convert the data partition in Windows. This tutorial can be found here. Nowadays, Microsoft has released a tool called mbr2gpt. This tool can convert running OS, align partitions, move data if necessary without loosing data, boot errors [...]

10 05, 2016

How to debug Windows Crash Dump – BSOD

By |2016-12-22T21:35:09+01:00May 10th, 2016|Errors and fixes, Windows|0 Comments

So it happened, a serious Windows System Crash aka BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death). There may be hundreds of reasons why your Windows System has crashed but event logs just say that it crashed and wasn't shut down clean - obvious! We need to look a bit deeper in order to see what probably caused [...]

14 04, 2016

Enable execution of PowerShell scripts in Windows

By |2017-03-12T19:46:33+01:00April 14th, 2016|Errors and fixes, Powershell|1 Comment

When you write a powershell script on your own, or download scripts from the Internet you will not be able to execute them on your computer. This is by design and implementation of PowerShell in Windows. To overcome this, you can run PowerShell as an Administrator, or Start PowerShell as an Administrator Execute the following [...]

5 02, 2016

MDT modify wim image – temporary user profile fix

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00February 5th, 2016|Errors and fixes, Microsoft|2 Comments

Sometimes when you prepare or update an wim image for MDT you realize that you forgot to add/remove something. Common thing that happens after testing the image is that sysprep or YOU - forget to remove user account from registry (or via compmgmt.msc) but only delete user directory in c:\Users. In that case when you deploy [...]

24 09, 2015

Session “Circular Kernel Context Logger” failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035

By |2015-09-24T11:22:58+01:00September 24th, 2015|Errors and fixes, Windows 7|4 Comments

If your Windows 7 Event Log is getting filled with the following error: Session "Circular Kernel Context Logger" failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035 With details like: Log Name:      Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-EventTracing/Admin Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-EventTracing Date:          15/09/2009 14:48:38 Event ID:      2 Task Category: Session Level:         Error Keywords:      Session User:          SYSTEM Computer:      Picsoetje-PC Description: Session "Circular Kernel [...]

11 08, 2015

How to switch from IDE to AHCI mode in Windows 7

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00August 11th, 2015|Errors and fixes, How-To's, Windows 7|0 Comments

Recently I received a notebook that once didn't load Windows, USB stick (bootable) - at all. The first thing was to enable booting. The problem occurred after reset of the BIOS. I assumed the CMOS battery has depleted. Generally, no big deal. Switch off UEFI boot option and enable legacy instead. After booting, however a [...]

5 08, 2015

Attachment size exceeds allowable limit – Outlook

By |2016-12-22T21:35:10+01:00August 5th, 2015|Errors and fixes, Office, Outlook, Windows|0 Comments

Setting maximum attachment size for outlook - a little warning When you want to change maximum attachment size for Microsoft Outlook, you may see on the Internet guides that you may set this limit to actually - unlimited. This might be done by setting proper registry key to value of "0": For Outlook 2013: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Outlook\Preferences [...]

1 09, 2014

VBS logon script not enumerating memberOf attribute in AD

By |2015-09-22T13:57:10+01:00September 1st, 2014|Active Directory, Errors and fixes, Microsoft, Windows Server|0 Comments

When you create a user in AD and assing a login script to do something based on memberOf attribute and you assign only one group to that user you will run in a strange situation. User is a member of the group, has all privileges, windows sees them but when you use logon vbs script [...]