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This knowledge base contains a continually expanding list of common and uncommon issues that we at Passionate About IT have come across and methods to fix these issues. The fixes listed here come with absolutely no guarantees/warranty and are offered free for educational/informational purposes only - use at your own risk - or for peace of mind contact one of our engineers who will be happy to assist you as all work carried out by Passionate About I.T is fully guaranteed.
By Aizen on Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:13:30 GMT
So you've tried setting up WSUS on Windows Server 2008? While running the wizard to connect to the upstream you get the http error. The solution is quite simple - just follow this guide and everything will work after you restart.
By Aizen on Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:31:18 GMT

When attempting to add a printer in Windows 7, by going to Control Panel > Devices & Printers > Add Printer > Add Network Printer

You receive the following error message: Windows Cannot connect to the printer. Access is denied
By Aizen on Sun, 14 Apr 2013 13:47:08 GMT
The setting for viewing unread messages in the 2 latest versions of outlook can be found by following these simple instructions recommended by Microsoft!
By Aizen on Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:36:36 GMT
This guide is for those who have been locked out of their Windows based computer or laptop and need to reset the password. To get the most out of this guide I recommend following each method in the order they appear.
By Aizen on Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:59:00 GMT
Have you ever been in the situation where you had to quickly delete an email from all mailboxes in Exchange? This quick guide will help you achieve that goal.
By Aizen on Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:38:09 GMT
You may want to restrict certain users from logging onto specific computers on a Windows Domain. Read the 6 steps of how to lock down a computer and prevent logons or allow logins of specified user accounts in a Windows Domain.
By Aizen on Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:38:02 GMT
When setting up FTP publishing using IIS, in Windows Server 2008 R2, you cannot connect to the FTP server - it usually times out or your FTP client displays FTP error 200 Type Set 1 or 200 Type set A or similar. Follow this simple guide to get it working.
By Aizen on Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:28:04 GMT
Below you will find detailed information on ports used for VPN pass through.

If RRAS based VPN server is behind a firewall (i.e. a firewall is placed between Internet and RRAS server), then following ports need to be opened (bidirectional) on this firewall to allow VPN traffic to pass through: -

For PPTP: IP Protocol=TCP, TCP Port number=1723   IP Protocol=GRE (value 47)   For L2TP: IP Protocol Type=UDP, UDP Port Number=500    IP Protocol Type=UDP, UDP Port Number=4500   IP Protocol Type=ESP (value 50)   For SSTP: IP Protocol=TCP, TCP Port number=443   For IKEv2: IP Protocol Type=UDP, UDP Port Number=500    IP Protocol Type=UDP, UDP Port Number=4500   IP Protocol Type=ESP (value 50)   If RRAS server is directly connected to Internet, then you need to protect RRAS server from the Internet side (i.e. only allow access...
By Aizen on Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:14:21 GMT

A complete list of all Mac Keyboard functions and shortcuts. A must read for Mac users at all levels!!

By Aizen on Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:43:24 GMT

This guide assumes that you are using a Microsoft Exchange E-mail account. If you are using a personal / free account, then it is likely that you are not using Exchange.

If you have been granted delegate access and often reply to e-mails on behalf of someone else, you may want to add their mailbox to your account for quick access.

Following this simple instructions will allow you to open another users inbox and reply to e-mails received by that user.

By Aizen on Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:23:57 GMT
Follow these simple instructions in order to upgrade RAM Memory in a HP Pro Book Laptop.
By Aizen on Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:23:50 GMT
Smart Phones have come along way with many great features such as MMS, Wifi, a multitude of downloadable free apps and more. Read this guide to setup your email account on your iPhone. Note that you'll need to have your account details to hand in order to make the most of it.
By Aizen on Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:32:51 GMT
In this scenario I will take you through the simple process of joining a Windows PC or Windows Server 2008 R2 in Site B to an existing Forest / Domain controller in Site A over an established router-to-router IPsec VPN connection.
By Aizen on Thu, 19 Jul 2012 19:36:07 GMT
In Windows Server 2008 R2 edition you get the following error: "Windows could not start the Windows Event Log service on Local Compurter. Error 5: Access is denied." Follow these simple steps to restore functionality to the service.
By Aizen on Thu, 19 Jul 2012 17:13:51 GMT

When attempting to start the Base Filtering Engine Service in Windows Server 2008 R2 the following Services fail to start with a dependency failure or access denied error.

The following services may fail to start:

IPsec Policy Agent (PolicyAgent)
Windows Firewall
IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
Routing and Remote Access

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