Windows

Client Access License

Planning to upgrade one of my Windows Storage Server 2012 soon, though the EOL could be in the next 2 or 3 years. I am much worried on the hardware, aging almost 10 years old and just a matter of time to break.

There are few options in my mind now. The first one is of course, going for the traditional upgrade of both software and hardware. Another option is to go for NAS, which I am really considering now. But there are also few other servers that also need upgrades or replacement, which makes me thinking of VMs.

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Outlook disconnected, prompt Need Password

I had a very weird problem connecting to my email this morning. It was my first time, and could not connect it for more than half an hour. I can connect to it on my home PC though.

Dig a quick Google and found these solution. Hope this helps you guys too :

Disable Modern Authentication by regedit to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity, create a DWORD item named EnableADAL and set it to zero.

Under the same registry key, create a DWORD item named DisableADALatopWAMOverride and set it to 1.

File in Use – {filename] is locked for editing by {username}.

File in Use – {filename] is locked for editing by {username}. Open ‘Read-Only” or click “Notify to receive notification when the document is no longer in use.”

Received a complaint on this error yesterday. Managed to solved it after a quick google. Apparently someone forgot to close the file and did not even noticed it. So how you going to trace it between almost 50 users?

Here is one of the solution.

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Teamviewer free limits, commercial use suspected

For system administrator like me, remote support is very important. Software such as Remote Desktop, Teamviewer and VNC are some of the most widely use. I myself prefer Teamviewer simply due to its connection features able to bypass firewalls.

Teamviewer is free for personal use. For commercial use, it require license and it cost a lot. But trust me, it worth it. As I am not afford to buy it at the moment, I have to rely on the free version to ease my works. There are limits on the free version, such as time of usage. And if you are not lucky, you may get caught and suspected using it as commercial. And this will get you a lot of popup warnings and worse is a 5 minute usage limit.

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