0x00000006 error (cannot connect to server) when trying to add printers 21

Scenario : Dell E6410 with windows 7 PRO trying to add printer(s) – HP, from server xyz, returns error : Cannot Connect To Printer, when you expand you receive this code : 0x00000006 [zp src=”printerror.jpg” album=”blog/etc” width=”500″] What I tried : Removing everything related to the printer in registry (F3 is your friend) Adding other ...

Dell D630 – 8 beeps after post

I had this issue come across my desk, after pulling everything out, found out it was the keyboard. symptom : laptop beeped 8 times after post troubleshooting : pulled optical drive swapped memory – tested memtest pulled PCMIA card swapped keyboard – winner! hopefully this can help someone :).

How to unlock shaders on 6950 5

I recently purchased 2 XFX 6950’s. They are great cards, and doing some research, I found this forum post : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=137136 It talks on how to unlock the shaders on the reference 6950 cards. I have an XFX so I used this modified bios : http://forums.techpowerup.com/showpost.php?p=2137536&postcount=343 These are my personal numbers : before : [zp ...

Looking to make a few bucks on your wordpress blog?

I was looking for a nice way to implement Google AdSense, well, I looked through about 6 of them, and found my favorite. Quick AdSense by TechMilieu! www.techmilieu.com/quick-adsense The guys at Quick AdSense are not giving me anything, nor do they know I am posting this. I just wanted to say what my favorite AdSense ...

OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G Benchmarks IDE vs AHCI

I just purchased an OCZ Agility 2 OCZSSD2-2AGTE60G for my server, and got rid of my 2x320GB RE3 WD drives. I made sure it had the latest 1.24 firmware on it. These first marks are AHCI [zp src=”agility2-AHCI.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] These are IDE [zp src=”agility2-IDE.jpg” album=”blog/OCZAgility2″ width=”500″] you can definitely see an improvement over AHCI. ...

Test your typing skills!

I found this site : typingtest.com, it’s a fun way of testing how quickly you can read, and type what you read. It’s not really a true test, because you do not typically type what you are reading, more of what you type is what you are thinking. This is the score I got : ...

Western Digital Elements 2TB/1TB USB 2.0 speed test 2

I had someone ask me to benchmark my WD 2TB elements drive. It might be useful to someone else, this is running on USB 2.0. [zenphoto src=”1TBexternal.jpg” album=”blog/etc/” width=”500″ /]

ICH9R Fake Raid Failed when Reinstalling OS DISC?

Hello, if you’ve read anything on my blog, you’ll note that I had a 6 x 1 TB HDD SATA raid going through my ICH9R ABIT IP35 motherboard. I recently decided to reformat the ‘server’, and was told by a few that I should be able to reformat the OS drive (separate from the array), ...

Verizon Access Manager/US Cellular ERROR 720 – Cannot connect to server/remote server 4

I used to see this error constantly with some of our users who used Verizon Access Manager, and ANY type of Air Card; PC5750, PC5740, PC5220, tethering with Blackberries, etc. Using the VZAM software, or US Cellular sometimes you will not get an error, sometimes you will. The best way to test what error you ...

How to disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration for server 2003/2008 1

I get a lot of people asking me how to disable IE’s Enhanced Security Configuration, so this is how to do it for server 2003, and 2008. Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration places your server and Microsoft Internet Explorer in a configuration that decreases the exposure of your server to potential attacks that can occur ...