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[5 Sep 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

I have not been around much to have been posting some new errors. I have received many emails over the past few weeks and I have been trying to reply (usually in under an hour) and get everyone’s problems fixed. Remember you can email me at:

Now time to move on to: Netsh.
Netsh is a command-line based tool that can be used to locally or remotely administer a computer. I recently stumbled upon it when I was searching for a way to set DNS servers via the command-line. Various …

[28 May 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

Windows XP SP3 Problem With Internet Connection Sharing and DNS with Clients
This fix is for the following conditions…
a) You have recently installed Windows XP SP3
b) You have enabled Internet Connection Sharing and have configured a host computer and client computer
c) You have recently disabled/enabled the Network Connection to which is being shared on the host, or have a USB network device and have removed/inserted it
(if you have not done that, this fix will most likely not work!!)
d) You cannot connect to websites, DNS is failing, etc.
Solution 1 (Very Simple!)
1) Shutdown …

[26 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

Receiving Event 4321: NetBT
The name “<workgroup name>:1d” could not be registered on the Interface with IP address <client’s IP address>. The machine with the IP address <another computer’s IP> did not allow the name to be claimed by this machine.
Solution 1
1 ) Turn off all devices on network
2 ) Unplug router
3 ) optional: turn off modem (cable, DSL, etc.)
4 ) count to 60 then turn back on modem
5 ) plug back in router
6 ) Turn back on computers
7 ) Check for 4321 error and windows network connectivity
Solution 1a
1 ) Check …

[24 May 2008 | No Comment | ]

By default, Windows uses DHCP (See Wikipedia Entry) for its way of retrieving an IP for your computer.
Note: This will not work if you are connected directed to your modem! Also, this is only recommend for people with a network of various computers.
Steps To Make Your Computer Static (Windows XP)
1) Open Control Panel > Network Connections or
Control Panel > Network and Internet Connections > Network Connection
2) Right click on the “active” Connection and choose Status
Should be like “Local Area Connection”

(Note: For some reason, on some systems, the status screen will …

[7 May 2008 | 21 Comments | ]

Before Post: Note: If you install SP3, you cannot uninstall IE7 or IE8, so if you are planning on uninstalling either in the future or at all, do it before installing Windows XP SP3!

Note2: Please stop all spyware/anti-virus software (if you feel insecure, disconnect your internet), as these might prohibit the install to save/create files and/or registry entries!
Try to install Windows XP SP3 and receive a “Access Denied” error or an “SP3 Failed To Install” error?
Similar Errors: “The Installation can not continue please click ok to undo the changes.” “Windows …

[23 Jan 2008 | One Comment | ]

Hate memorizing all of those network users and passwords?
Don’t care about security? I personally use this in my home network.
Then this is the article for you…
Notice: In newer XP’s you cannot connect to a network share or computer with a blank password.
— To Allow Blank Network Passwords —
1) Goto Start > Run > secpol.msc
2) Goto Local Policies > Security Options
3) Look For “Accounts: Limit local account use of blank passwords to console logon only”
(3rd one from the top)
4) Right click and select Properties

5) Select the radio button next to Disabled …