Enable Multiple Remote Desktops in XP & MCE 2005 Simplified

Simplified (Tested Successfully) Note: Use Google to find the file. termsrv.dll – 215,552 bytes 5.1.2600.2055 (xpsp_sp2_beta1.031215-1745) Backup original termsrv.dll by renaming c:\windows\system32\dllcache\termsrv.dll to termsrv.dll.bak Copy termsrv.dll to c:\windows\system32\dllcache Copy termsrv.dll to c:\windows\system32\ Open Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 and add the following dword values: Note: MaxInstanceCount can be adjusted to fit individual requirements. Reboot

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Enable Multiple Remote Desktops in XP & MCE 2005 Full

Restart your computer in Safe Mode Turn off/disable Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) and Terminal Services Right click My Computer and click Properties Click on the Remote tab at the top of the window UNCHECK the box next to, “Allow users to connect remotely to this computer“ Click OK Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services Find…

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Video Card Drivers not compatible with MCE 2005

After building a Microsoft Windows Media Center 2005 computer, it is quickly discovered that the video card does not have any compatible drivers.  The next obvious option is to use regular Microsoft Windows XP drivers.  Once installed, one may encounter serious incompatibility issues as it relates to DirectX 9 and Microsoft Windows Media Center 2005 will only operate in “safe…

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Video Card Drivers not compatible with MCE 2005 #2

If the video card driver is outdated and no longer supported by the manufacturer, the following website offers tweaked drivers for gamers and enhusiasts. One such driver updated a 2001 driver to a modified 6/2006 driver and MCE 2005 functioned as it should. http://www.tweakforce.com Go to the downloads section.

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How to remove paragraph mark from Outlook messages?

Problem Copied something into an email and it turned on formatting when reply or create new email messages. Resolution Create a new email message. Go to Tools -> Options -> View tab. Look in Formatting marks and uncheck any and all boxes. Click OK. Done.

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Hot to enable a Symantec Antivirus LiveUpdate that is grayed out

We have had several computers that were recently reloaded that had the Symantec Antivirus LiveUpdate grayed out or locked out.  This may be as a result of a group policy or policy pushed through the Symantec server, however, there is an easy fix for this.  To re-enable Symantec LiveUpdate using the following code and regedit.Read More »

Change Registered Information for Microsoft Office 2003

There are more than one valid reasons for doing this. In one case, a company buys out another company. The assets exchange possession and you want to re brand the applications to reflect company ownership. Here is how. Using regedit, edit the registry for the following keys. Be certain that there is a 00 between each letter.

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Query Adobe Acrobat 7.x using LANDesk

Adobe Acrobat 7 cannot be queried as ACROBAT.EXE as the file size remains the same. The results will be inconclusive. ACROBAT.DLL, however, changes. UPdate the LDAppl3.Template file to add .DLL to ScanExtentions. Go to LANDesk Management Suite, Software License Monitoring, and Make Available to Clients. To create the query use: Add a column using “Computer”.”Software”.”Package”.”Version”

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WinZip 9.0 SR1 repack for silent installation

Tools Needed Winzip (www.winzip.com) 7-Zip (www.7-zip.org) Startx (http://www.naughter.com/startx.html) Solution 1. Execute the Winzip application to install into the default directory (C:\Program Files\Winzip). 2. Create a batch file using a text editor and place in the Winzip installation directory, i.e. SetupWinZip.cmd. [ SetupWinZip.cmd ] 3. Copy StartX.exe into the default WinZip installation directory. 4. Use 7-Zip (www.7-zip.org) ultra compression to archive…

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eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware Corporate Edition 5.x Redistribution (Custom)

To create a distributable executable, perform the following: 1. Create a folder, for example, PPCL. 2. Put into that folder, the following files found in C:\Program Files\Common\Pestpatrol: exclude.dat langv5.dat lfinfo.dat PestPatrol.bin ppcl.exe PPClean.exe ppcl_122105.ini <—- included below ppctl.dll ppfile.dat ppinfo.dat pploc.dat PPMCActiveDetection.exe ppsrindex.dat runppcl.bat <– included below 3. Create a batch file and place outside of the folder PPCL, ie,…

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Change Managed installation to UnManaged Symantec Antivirus

Situation You performed a managed installation of the Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition 8.x or 9.x client. You want to convert this to an unmanaged installation instead. Solution Copy the GRC.DAT file to the client that you want unmanaged. Cut and paste the following into a text file called GRC.DAT and copy the GRC.DAT file to: Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition 8.x…

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