Archive for the ‘Windows / WHS’ Category


When your day starts off with a client coming in with a BSOD (Blue Screen Of Death) on their PC you can pretty much be assured at what type of day both you and the client are going to have… This particular BSOD was a PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED – STOP: 0x0000006B … After powering on the machine, it […]

Windows App: Multi Commander (File Management) (2014-3-19)

As someone who was brought up using DOS and good old Nortons Commander (remember that) on computers, I have always found that Windows Explorer seems to be lacking “something”. I think it may be the multiple panes in which one can work in, or the keyboard shortcuts, anyway I have been looking around for a […]

Error: “You have been logged on with Temporary profile” (2014-2-22)

Had a client the other day who was working fine one day and then the next day every time that she logged onto her computer she was greeted with a message that said “You have been logged on with a Temporary profile”.  All her files and folders were “missing” and she had to go to […]

Replacing Windows System Files Live (2014-2-20)

Recently I had the need to replace Windows system files manually, while Windows is running.  For those of you have tried this in the past you may know that it is easier said than done.  Windows protects these files and/or they may be in use and then the error you get is “Access Denied”. After […]

HP MicroServer – Software (Part 2) – The Restore (2011-6-5)

Todays post is continuing from the previous post – HP MicroServer – Software (Part 1). Why I Love Drive Extender If you have ever had a RAID setup and had one hard drive failure you know that all should be fine in the world once you replace the faulty drive.   On replacing the offending […]

HP MicroServer – Software (Part 1) (2011-6-1)

About 3 or 4 years ago I wanted to setup a PC that I could use to backup my data. My collection of photographs and home videos were slowly but surely growing, and I wanted a machine that I could keep them safe on, even if a hard drive crashed and that would be accessible […]