Outlook Authentication Broken–Username and Password Missing

I came across an issue recently where the Outlook security dialog box popup was broken. Rather than looking as below, the username and password fields where missing: The dialog box appeared as: Notice that the username and password fields are missing! Also missing, and the key to this issue, is the picture is missing too.… Continue reading Outlook Authentication Broken–Username and Password Missing

Access Is Denied Message After Sysprep–How To Fix

If before you use Sysprep to prepare a Windows machine for imaging you set the administrators password “User cannot change password” then sysprep will not clear this setting, but will set the “User must change password at next logon” setting. Normally these two settings are mutually exclusive, but in the scenario for sysprep it seems… Continue reading Access Is Denied Message After Sysprep–How To Fix

Running MOC Courseware Virtual Machines on Windows 7 RC

Once you have installed Windows 7 RC and downloaded Microsoft Virtual PC you might have the need to run Microsoft Official Curriculum courseware virtual machines. And therein is a problem. The virtual machines are built to use Virtual Server 2005, but that cannot install in Windows 7, so you cannot use the Lab Launcher. Though… Continue reading Running MOC Courseware Virtual Machines on Windows 7 RC