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Windows Installer coordinator hangs

You might experience this when you install MSI packages on your RDS/Terminal and XenApp servers. The installation will hang and display the message: Please wait while the application is preparing for the first use I have seen this with the following software packages: Google Chrome (Enterprise) IBM i Access One

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Advanced Group Policy Management

  When working with Advanced Group policy management and using a service account, you need to give the service account rights to all existing GPO’s if you want to have them controlled by AGPM. To do this easily you can download Group Policy management Console Sample Scripts. Once downloaded and

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WMI error 0x80041003 in event log

Another error that has shown up lately is this error: Event filter with query “SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA “Win32_Processor” AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99″ could not be reactivated in namespace “//./root/CIMV2” because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is

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The WinRM service failed to create the following SPNs

I am starting to see this error on many newly created Windows 2008 R2 SP1 domain controllers: The WinRM service failed to create the following SPNs the event id is 10154 The solution is to find the domain controller in Active Directory Users and Computers. Select Advanced Features and right

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Download link for Citrix Receiver on the Web Interface

You might find yourself in a situation where you would like not to activate the client detection feature on the Citrix web interface, but you still like your clients to be able to download Citrix receiver from your web interface. First we disable client detection on the web interface: Then

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DNS and timestamp replication

You might notice that the timestamps on your Active Directory integrated zones don’t replicate around to all your DNS servers. The reason for this is probably that scavenging is not enabled at the zone.Active Directory will first replicate this information when scavenging is enabled, because the information is really not

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Visio 2010 and KMS keys

When you deploy Microsoft Visio 2010 and set the MSP file to use a KMS server, it will by default use a Visio Premium 2010 KMS client key. If this is not the version you intent to use you can change the key in the MSP file to one of

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Missing domains on login dropdown?

Here is a small issue new to me, when you set up trust between forests and define it as a transitive one, users can log on as expected from sub-domains if you use the UPN or domainuser syntax. This is quite as expected, but on older Windows versions, users are

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