Category Archives: Windows

Fix for Accessing Windows Vista and Windows 7 Administrative Shares (C$, Admin$, etc) – Client Push

This post isn’t exactly just a Configuration Manager fix for Client Push, however it will help anyone who is trying to connect to an administrative share on a Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine that is having problems with “Access … Continue reading

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Does your Windows 7 Hang at the Welcome Screen for a long time after logon? Potential Fix Here

I’ve had a major issue on my personal machine for sometime now where on logon my machine would hang for minutes (15-30 minutes in some cases) before getting to the desktop. When resuming from sleep, this wasn’t an issue, however … Continue reading

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Ports Required to Join a Windows Domain – Managing Windows Machines in a DMZ with SCCM

For those looking for the ports you need open, this is what I use for a Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 DC. LDAP TCP-in – 389 LDAP UDP in – 389 LDAP for Global Catalog TCP in – 3268 … Continue reading

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Windows 7 System Image Recovery: How to Deal with error 0x80042412

So tonight my hard drive in my home theater PC decided it was a good time to crash during a movie the girlfriend and I were watching. I heard a whirr, some nasty scratching, and a few minutes later the … Continue reading

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