Techs' Library Category: Getting Technical: Software

Enable XP SP3 to use Network Level Authentication

June 10 2013 | Filed under: Tips & Tricks: How to..., Getting Technical: Systems

Network Level Authentication (NLA) as you may or may not know is a new feature of Windows Server 2008 and Vista workstations that adds some extra security as well as …

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How-To: Find which version of Windows you are using via command line

May 14 2012 | Filed under: Tips & Tricks: How to..., Getting Technical: Systems

To find out which version and service pack you are running (and other useful info):

C:\>systeminfo |more
Host Name: WS-NAME
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate


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How-To: Remove/delete a printer driver from Windows 7

November 9 2011 | Filed under: Tips & Tricks: How to..., Getting Technical: Software, Getting Technical: Systems

Uninstalling a printer does not remove the driver. To remove print drivers that are not associated with a local printer or connection, use the printui.exe tool in an admin elevated …

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How-To:  Repair VSS on 2003/XP

July 14 2010 | Filed under: Top 5 Articles, Getting Technical: Systems

  1. Regedit, back up and delete this key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\EventSystem\{26c409cc-ae86-11d1-b616-00805fc79216}\Subscriptions
  2. Restart (or start, then stop) these services:
  3. COM+ Event System
    COM+ System Application
    Microsoft …

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