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Creating an anonymous SMB network share

Today I needed to open a SMB share to be accessible outside of the domain, without asking for a password. Followed the instructions of Nikola’s blog and it’s done. Remark that Winodows is so intuitive that you need written instructions … Continue reading

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Remove printer driver in Windows

I had a problem with a printer install. Removing the printer doesn’t remove the associated driver. Then, impossible to reinstall it correctly because the printer detects a driver is already installed and stay with it, even if you say to … Continue reading

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How to fix IE always opening Firefox instead

Any address I typed into Internet Explorer 6 (Windows Server 2003) opened in Firefox. Deleting the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\ {c90250f3-4d7d-4991-9b69-a5c5bc1c2ae6} registry entry solved the problem. Source: http://blog.codefront.net/2006/03/19/how-to-fix-ie-always-opening-firefox-instead/

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Solving DHCP connection from Windows Vista

Windows Vista expects routers to use DHCP BROADCAST flag. But not all routers does. Result: The Vista box don’t get an IP address from the DHCP server where XP, Seven, Linux and Mac boxes works just fine. To fix this: … Continue reading

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HP Laserjet Printer bug: Impossible to print more than one copy at once on Windows

Symptom: When printing, the copies selector has no effect. The printer only gives you one copy of your document. Solution: Go to Start menu -> Printers Right-clic your printer then select Proprieties Go to the Device settings tab Find the … Continue reading

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