Windows: Decode Win32 Error codes

Hi,

if you have a Windows Errorcode like 0xc000021a and want to decode it to a human readable format you can use certutil.
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Linux: mount.cifs failed with host is down

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due to some security issues (Wannacry) Windows administrators are going to disable the unsecure smb1 protocol.

mount.cifs is using smb1 by default. So when you tried to connect to a Windows machine where smb1 is disabled you get an error: mount error(112): Host is down.
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Windows: Clipboard not working

Hi,

when have opened a Remote Desktop Connection it sometimes happened that the clipboard stops working.

When you closing and reestablish the Remote Desktop Connection the clipboard functionally comes back.

But its also possible without closing the RDP Session:
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Windows: Installation of msxml4 failed. Could not register type library for msxml4.dll

Hi,

short post after Summer vacation 🙂 A customer had the problem that he couldn’t install msxml4 sp3.

During installation the setup could not register type library C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msxml4.dll.
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Windows: Cannot activate Intels Smart Response Technology

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a customer of mine has bought a new PC (Fujitsu Esprimo P956 E94+) with an 256GB SSD and 5TB Harddisk and he wants to use the SSD as accelerater (Write/Read cache) for the 5TB Disk.

Newer Intel Chipsets support such a configuration. It is called Smart Response Technology.
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