How to change itunes account brithdate

I ran into an issue where a game decided I was only 18, and then wanted to verify that I did put in the right brithdate. I basically found a method to change my birth date for my iTunes account, which should prove helpful for some. 1) In a browser of your choice, go to ...

Error 1720 with Microsoft Windows Installer

I had noticed this error a few times when trying to remove programs. I specifically used this for Windows XP. Install/Download this : http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98EC1 If that does not fix it, try and run a driver cleaner, like these : http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98ED1 http://uploadland.com/?d=4E0C98EE1 All you need to do with the cleaners is remove the bad install, and ...

Make Service Tag the Computer Name in Landesk OSD

We use service tags as our computer reference, and how we join our computers to the domain. I needed to have Landesk automate this for me, so I wanted to have ot pluck the information from BIOS. This is what I added to the script. When you’re creating/editing your deployment script you need to make ...

Windows XP – Remove 30 second time with Landesk OSD

I kept running into an issue where Windows XP would add a 30 second boot time, and I disliked have to manually go in and change it after the computer was done imaging. So with Landesk OSD this is what I did to fix it in the script. Browse out to: \\landeskcoreserver\ldmain\landesk\files edit the file ...

Convert SATA IDE to AHCI aka – STOP 0x0000007B INACCESSABLE_BOOT_DEVICE 2

I recently formatted my IBM x220 into IDE on accident, and wanted to change it from IDE to AHCI. This was a simple procedure, noted by MS : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/922976 Exit all Windows-based programs. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER. If you receive the User Account Control dialog box, ...

WinPE automatic windows 7 activation

We run Landesk, using the HII (Hardware Independent Imaging), which is run within a WinPE environment. I ran into issues where Windows 7 would not auto activate, which was causing issues, as some of the techs were forgetting to activate windows 7. We have a lot of internet restricted users, so once logged in as ...

ATI/AMD 6950 crossfire flicker at desktop and in games with 2 monitors

I have 2 x XFX 6950 2GB (reference) cards water cooled, great temps, great scores with a little overclock from within the CCC. I noticed a pretty bad flicker on both monitors when playing youtube/flash videos. I also noticed it when I was gaming (bad company 2, starcraft 2, League of Legends, etc). I tried ...

ACPI SMO8800 driver missing for Dell E6410/E6420/E6510/E6520 – unknown device ACPI SMO8800 65

We received a bunch of new Dell E6420’s at work, and needed to get them prepped for drivers and our image deployment. We run a deployment process through Landesk OSD, with HII (Hardware Independent Imaging), which basically means that we have 1 image for multiple model computers. I installed our basic Windows 7 Pro x32 ...

Enabling “Unofficial Overclocking” in MSI Afterburner 2.1 1

I was looking for the proper way to enable overclocking in MSI Afterburner 2.1, and found a guide for an old version, but figured out how to do it in 2.1. go to where your MSI Afterburner is installed, for me/default it’s : C:\Program Files (x86)\MSI Afterburner open MSIAfterburner.cfg with wordpad or notepad There are ...

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 ...