Tag: Windows

How to Set the DSCP Flag in Windows and Linux


DSCP (Differentiated Services Code Point) is a series of bits in the IP header for classification purposes. These bits specify the precedence value of the packet, the drop probability, and the network service used. Before setting the DSCP flag with a desired value, you need to take some things into consideration. You cannot force the …

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How to fix slow LAN transfer speed of files in Windows


Recently I’ve had a need to copy a large amount of files from one PC to another on LAN. For better speed and reliability I chose wired Ethernet connection but the transfer speed was very slow at 500-600 kbps! Both machines had Windows 7 x64 installed. Using Task Manager under Networking tab, Network Utilization was …

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Windows Task Scheduler Fails With Error Code 2147943785


In Windows Task Scheduler in tasks’ history you can see that it fails with error code 2147943785. This error code indicates permission issue with the account under which the task is run. Check that the user that is running the scheduled task has Log On As Batch Job assignment. Open Start Menu > Administrative Tools …

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How to install/uninstall Windows service

If you need to install your .exe file as Windows service using command prompt (not the Visual Studio command prompt) here is how you can do this in x32 and x64 versions of Windows. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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RasClient Event ID 20226 – RAS Connection Termination


The user xxx dialed a connection named yyy which has been terminated. The reason code returned on termination is 828. I fixed this on client’s side by increasing timeout value before connection should be terminated. Be sociable 🙂 Share!

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How to Disable Administrative Shares in Windows


By default, Windows creates some hidden shared folders – administrative shares. These folders are identified by a dollar sign ($) at the end of the share name and so they are hidden. Hidden shares are those that not listed when you look at the network shares on a computer in File Explorer’s Network node, or …

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Windows Server 2012 The file is likely corrupt or the victim of tampering

If the driver you are trying to install is not properly signed you will get the following screen: “Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error while attempting to install it. The hash for the file is not present in the specified catalog file. The file is likely corrupt or the victim …

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Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook: Cannot start Outlook window

“Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Cannot Open the Outlook Window.” This issue seems to be caused by either an add-on or a navigation pane within the Outlook program being moved in to a position that is illegal within the Outlook program. On the desktop of the computer that receives the error message, close all open …

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