Verify client configuration
Local Computer Policy
Verify Resultant Policy is correct
Verify Correct GPO’s are being applied
C:\>gpresult /scope computer
Update Group Policies
telenet wsus-server-01.domain.com 8530
If you are using a hosts file and having troubles with resolution, check out this post
Reset the client
wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization /detectnow
Force check in
Check WSUS in 10-15 minutes
If you are still having issues check out the client log file:
windows version: Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 SP2
Verify it’s not working
ipconfig /displaydns | more
Check for type-o’s!
Start with the simple solution first
Verify hosts file location
Open Registry Editor
Verify key: My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services|Tcpip\Parameters\DataBasePath
Copy Value data and paste it into Explorer to verify you are editing the correct file
Verify file permissions (This was my issue)
If machine\users is not given Read and Read & Execute permissions, add the account.
Issue: Windows 8.1 w/ Intel wireless driver will automatically connect to “free”, unsecured, wireless networks.
This issue has been bugging me for a little bit, but has not been at the top of list until there were a large number of unsecured wireless networks available while traveling. So here’s the solution.
- open the control panel
- Open “Network and Internet”
- Select “Intel ProSet/Wireless Tools”
- Select “Settings…” under “Intel Wifi HotSpot Assistant”
- Remove all check boxes
- Close out of the dialog box
I finally got around to looking for a solution to my problem in OneNote of not being able to re-size multiple images at the same time. There is a nice add-on, and it’s free, that does this and MUCH MORE!
Onetastic for OneNote site: http://www.omeratay.com/onetastic/
Enter the BIOS for ThinkPad running Windows 8/8.1
Note to self: When shutting down Windows 8.1 hold down the shift key when selecting “Shutdown.” Once this is performed, you can press F1 when the Lenovo logo is shown to enter the BIOS setup or F12 for boot order.
OS: Windows 8
Issue: DirectAccess connection will not complete
Cause: I believe this to be related to updating the Intel wireless drivers
Solution: Still trying to find it
C:\Users\virtrick>netsh int https show int
Interface IPHTTPSInterface (Group Policy) Parameters
Role : client
URL : https://das.virtualrick.com:443/IPHTTPS
Last Error Code : 0x643
Interface Status : IPHTTPS interface creation failure
When docking my Lenovo T430 laptop running Windows 8, one of my two Acer S240HL monitors goes black & white; always monitor 1 of 2.
- Open the NVIDA control panel
- Notice “Digital vibrance” has changes to 0%
- Click “Restore Defaults” in the top right corner and click Apply. This will return the setting to 50%
The permanent fix
In the recent round of Windows updates there appears to have been a fix. The issue fixed it self…