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Bitdefender on Windows 10. Cannot browse internet after KB3081424

Good morning. I’ve had this morning to find out that my new installed Computer with Windows 10 Pro is no more browsing the Internet. no Connection with EDGE, Firefox and also Skype not working. for those who know skype, it’s quite robust and does use it’s own DNS Servers for Server lookups. Checking in Network […]

VMware KB: Starting a virtual machine in Workstation 9.x or Fusion 5.x fails with the error: This virtual machine’s policies are too old to be run by this version of VMware

VMware KB: Starting a virtual machine in Workstation 9.x or Fusion 5.x fails with the error: This virtual machine’s policies are too old to be run by this version of VMware.

Howto – Installing Windows 8 Upgrade without installing a previous OS before.

You were one of the lucky one’s that also used the introduction offer from MS to buy Windows 8 Pro for a much cheaper upgrade price? But you’re also not wanting to install another previous OS first, but do a clean install of Windows 8. Here’s the point: installation will work. however you may not […]

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Bitdefender on Windows 10. Cannot browse internet after KB3081424

Good morning. I’ve had this morning to find out that my new installed Computer with Windows 10 Pro is no more browsing the Internet. no Connection with EDGE, Firefox and also Skype not working. for those who know skype, it’s quite robust and does use it’s own DNS Servers for Server lookups. Checking in Network […]

VMware KB: BIOS UUID duplication in virtual machines created from a vApp template breaks some third-party solutions

VMware KB: BIOS UUID duplication in virtual machines created from a vApp template breaks some third-party solutions.

Fix drag and drop not working in Windows 8.1 Pro

In my company a new tablet is being introduced and I was tasked to package. So far so good, all working after a day or so. Using it, I realized, that I was not able to drag-and-drop. Neither in Windows Explorer, nor in Outlook. Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V still work. no error message, nothing. A reboot […]

Synology NAS and secure domain authentication (SASL)

You’ve also experienced this: your domain controller is telling you every day that a sum of clients have tried to authenticate without encryption?   SSH into the synology box, using the admin credentials.Edit the file: /usr/syno/etc/smb.conf using your favorite editor.Under the [global] section add these two lines. Code: Select all    ldap ssl=start tls   ldap ssl […]

Fix Outlook 2010/2013 does not display HTML emails correctly. Images are shown with a red cross.

you may have come along this as well, that Outlook 2010 and later will out of the sudden not display your images any more in HTML based emails. instead a placeholder with a red cross is display. Well, stop searching around in Outlook. This is not your source of the problem. It’s Internet Explorer. IE […]

Want to race the Porsche Series “50 years of 911” in Real Racing 3?

there’s a racing code, that let’s you unlock the series and the first car (911 Carrera RS 2.7 1972). – click the cog icon in the lower left corner and click the second showing cog icon as well. – hit the “enter racing code” button and enter the following: 50 years of 911   SET. […]

Stuck in Real Racing 3 and need some gold? if you’re playing on iOS, you’re lucky…

that’s something I needed to share with you all. if you’re playing RR3 on iOS and want to make some extra money, here’s how:   there’s a minimal bug, that let’s you replay the last TimeTrial of a series, that you’ve finished already. first of all: – disconnect from iOS GameCenter temporarily. Open your devices […]

Howto – Installing Windows 8 Upgrade without installing a previous OS before.

You were one of the lucky one’s that also used the introduction offer from MS to buy Windows 8 Pro for a much cheaper upgrade price? But you’re also not wanting to install another previous OS first, but do a clean install of Windows 8. Here’s the point: installation will work. however you may not […]

VMware KB: Powering off an unresponsive virtual machine on an ESX host

Interesting article on how to stop an unresponsive VM. this happened to me, when one of my users came to me, telling me, that her undeployment in LabManager 4 would never finish. Looking at the ESX host itself, I see the “Power down virtual machine” task hanging at 95%. used the vm-support script to kill […]

Cannot join vCenter Server appliance to ActiveDirectory

Hi there, having configured a vCSA, I’ve been struggling to add it to my sub-domain. as it turned out, you need to login to the appliance directly (root/vmware) and run the following command: /opt/likewise/bin/domainjoin-cli join <domain> <domainadmin> you’ll be prompted to deliver the password necessary for the account. also the <domainadmin> does not need to […]