Archive for the ‘Windows’ Category

Windows 7 Step-by-Step free video series from Microsoft

Microsoft Press has made available Windows 7 Step-by-Step video series that teaches Windows 7 features visually, in an easy-to-follow visual format. Continue reading

Resolve: Unable to download Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 via Windows Update

This article may interest you, if you are unable to to check for and download Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 via Windows Update. Continue reading

Fix “Command line option syntax error” when you try to install an application on Windows 7/Vista

This article may interest you, if when you try to install an application that uses the Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package, you receive this error message: Command line option syntax error. Type command/? For help. Continue reading

Fix: BranchCache feature not working for shared files in Windows 7

This article may interest you, if you are unable to access a shared file from Windows 7 using the BranchCache feature. Continue reading

Resolve: Driver is displayed as an unsigned driver in Windows 7

This article may interest you, if you install a network adapter driver that has a Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) or Microsoft Authenticode signature, you check the properties of the driver in Device Manager & the driver is displayed as an unsigned driver. Continue reading

Fix: Unable to set Desktop Wallpaper in Windows 7

This article may interest you, if you encounter issues with changing the desktop background in Windows 7. Continue reading

Resolve: Files & Folders error message “Access Denied” or other errors in Windows

This article may interest you, if when trying to access or work with files and folders in Windows and you recieve the error “Access Denied” or other similar errors. Continue reading

Resolve: Error message “Your activation period has expired” on Windows Vista

This article may interest you, if when you start Windows Vista and you receive the following error message:
Activate Windows Now
Your activation period has expired and Windows is no longer working.
To use Windows you must activate this copy of Windows. Continue reading

Fix: Program with an .exe file extension fails to start in Windows XP

This article may interest you, if you try to launch a program that has an .exe file extension and the program fails to start. Continue reading

Microsoft re-releases non-security update for Windows to address fraudulent digital certificates

Yesterday, Microsoft re-released KB2616676 non-security update for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, which addresses the issue of fraudulent digital certificates that could allow spoofing. Continue reading