April 18, 2010

Microsoft Fix it Center(currently in Beta)

Filed under: Server 2003,Server 2008,Windows 7,Windows Vista,Windows XP — Rahul Patel @ 9:50 am

Fix it Center finds and fixes many common PC and device problems automatically. It also helps prevent new problems by proactively checking for known issues and installing updates. Fix it Center helps to consolidate the many steps of diagnosing and repairing a problem into an automated tool that does the work for you…..

Microsoft Fix it Center Online


February 16, 2010

“Automated Troubleshooting Services” for Windows XP & Windows Vista

Filed under: Windows Vista,Windows XP — Rahul Patel @ 9:29 am

Common system maintenance tasks

Automatically detect and fix common maintenance problems such as broken desktop shortcuts, unused icons, disk volume errors, and incorrect system time display.

What it fixes…

* Problems with desktop shortcuts and icons
o Shortcuts on the desktop don’t work or are broken
o Desktop icons are broken or have not been used in 3 months
o Startup items don’t work or are broken
* System maintenance tasks
o Free up disk space by repairing disk volume errors such as bad sectors, lost clusters, cross-linked files and directory errors
o Free up disk space by removing error reports and troubleshooting history older than 1 month
o Set the correct system time and synchronize system clock with the time server
* You receive the following errors:
o Windows update error 0x80072F8F
o The item that this shortcut refers to has been deleted

How it works…
Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services scans your computer and detects the root causes of common problems, then
Automatically fixes the problems that it finds, and
Offers additional resources if the problem isn’t fixed


November 4, 2009

RDP 7 for Windows XP and Windows Vista

Filed under: Windows Vista,Windows XP — Rahul Patel @ 3:28 pm

Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) 7.0 client available to Windows XP and Windows Vista.

For Windows XP :

For Windows Vista :

For Windows Vista x64 :

More details : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/969084

May 27, 2009

Service Pack 2 for Vista and Server 2008 finally arrives

Filed under: Server 2008,Windows Vista — Rahul Patel @ 3:14 pm

Microsoft has finally given the public Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 (final build is 6.0.6002.18005). You can download the installer from the Microsoft Download Center: 32-bit (348.3MB), 64-bit (577.4MB), and IA64 (450.4MB). There’s also an ISO image (1376.8MB) that contains these installers.

The installers will work on English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish versions of either Vista or Server 2008. Other language versions will arrive later. Those interested in slipstreamed versions of Vista and Server 2008 with SP2 will need to get an MSDN or TechNet subscription.

32bit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a4dd31d5-f907-4406-9012-a5c3199ea2b3

64bit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=656c9d4a-55ec-4972-a0d7-b1a6fedf51a7

ia64 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e890b3cf-972b-483f-a2ff-03f6aefac6f8

iso http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9f073285-b6ef-4297-85ce-f4463d06d6cb

January 8, 2009

Telnet on Vista

Filed under: Windows Vista — Rahul Patel @ 10:49 am

1.Go to Control Panel–> Programs
2.Under Program and Features select Turn Windows Features On/Off.
3.Scroll down and click to select the Telnet Client.

Hope this helps!

November 22, 2008

Vista Bootloader repair Cmd

Filed under: Windows Vista — Rahul Patel @ 4:16 am
Type following 3 command on cmd prompt from vista recovery console:
bootrec.exe /fixmbr
bootrec.exe /fixboot
bootrec.exe /rebuildbdc

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