Category: Microsoft Windows

Cleanup Windows Profiles to reclaim space

This code was borrowed from the original thread here, and a few amendments made. Create a new directory – c:IT Save this in a new notepad window and save to c:ITProfileCleanUp.bat Run the file! [sourcecode language=”css”] @ECHO OFF ::Tested on 2000/XP/VISTA/Windows 7 only if not exist "%SYSTEMDRIVE%ITProfileCleanUp.bat" goto COPY :WinVersion cls echo ## Definig Windows […]

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Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error ‘80004005’ [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the Driver and Application

Found this error when using a Windows 2008R2 x64 server connecting to a SQL 2008R2 x64 Server with an old Windows 2000 ASP.net 1.1 website. Due to the fact that the database and website were designed on 32bit architecture, we needed to connect  from the x64 webserver to the x32 database using an ODBC Connector. […]

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An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator. If you are the system administrator please click here to find out more about this error.

As I am migrating  IIS websites from Windows 2000 to Windows 2008 (ASP.net 1.1), I had this error message when logging into the login.asp form which contacts a SQL Server 2008 database:- An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator. If you are the system administrator please click here […]

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IUSR_ User not working on a website – 401 error

Found this solution to decided to share it out! Goto Computer Management, Users, Right click the IUSR and reset the password. Right click the website, Properties, Directory Security, Authentication and Access Control I’m assuming you have the IUSR User already there so just change the password to what you set in Step 1 Now press F5 in […]

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Fatal Error during installation when installing an HP Printer – Windows XP

Spent hours trying to figure this out and here is what fixed it. Start, Run, Services.msc Check and if found stop the following services Pml Driver HPZ12 Net Driver HPZ12 Delete the following files:- C:WindowsSystem32HPZipm12.dll C:WindowsSystem32HPZinw12.dll Also if you have specific errors, install the Windows Installer Cleanup Utility, run it and delete the error message […]

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