Timed out sending notification of target device…

PlugPlayManager Event id 257: Timed out sending notification of target device change to window of “C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE” If you see a lot of these messages, typically every 2 minutes then check to see if you have any administrator users which are disconnected (through RDP). Cause is most likely that the server tries to poll a client … Read moreTimed out sending notification of target device…

WSUS client error 0x80244022

Ever seen this error “Error 0x80244022 occurred while downloading update notifying dependent calls”  in your Windows Update.log? Typically you have a Windows client, set up to use WSUS, but still you see that it keeps banging at http://update.microsoft.com for updates. Most likely this is caused by a corrupt download, and the best way (if you … Read moreWSUS client error 0x80244022

Move the local WSUS update folder

To move the WSUS content folder to a new location, use the wsusutil.exe. It’s located in C:\Program Files\Update Services\Tools\ To move the folder to d:\wsus you first have to create the folder, then run the wsusutil from the command line. Log file has to be specified. wsusutil.exe movecontent d:\wsus d:\wsus.log Depending on the size of … Read moreMove the local WSUS update folder

Windows 2008 Sysprep – join domain issue

  This week I’ve made a template for Windows 2008 Standard x86 for deployment of new VM’s to our ESX Servers. Sysprep is now done through an XML-file instead of the usual INF file. To use it, you first have to install the Windows Automated Installation Kit and use the Windows System Image Manager. It’s … Read moreWindows 2008 Sysprep – join domain issue

How-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

I you want to uninstall IE8 and it won’t uninstall through add/remove program. Should apply to beta and release candidate (that was where I needed it). Program didn’t show up in add/ remove, but could be uninstalled through %systemroot%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe. I had to use this procedure since I first installed the beta. When I tried to … Read moreHow-to uninstall Internet Explorer 8

Hiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»

Yesterday I made my first AutoIT script. Excellent tool for tweaking with installs (and other windows) to make them more suitable for your needs. Go to http://www.autoitscript.com/ for the tool. Best of all, it’s free 🙂 To make the button go away create a new AutoIT script and use the code below. Note: This script was … Read moreHiding the Cancel button in Windows XP Service Pack 3 install (or No Cancel, Back and Finish)»