Installing HP branded Windows on a Virtual server

Installing HP branded Windows on a Virtual server

My customer has bought a Hewlett-Packard server with a Windows Server 2012 ROK (Reseller Option Kit) license.
However this customer had some issues with the installation of the license on the Hyper-V guest server. Since the Windows server does not recognize the ‘hardware’ as a Proliant server, licensing will not succeed.

However there is a simple solution…

Resetting or clearing NOD32 client password

Resetting or clearing NOD32 client password

Today I was faced with an issue regarding NOD32. A couple of clients had an old (undocumented) configuration of their antivirus.
As it turned out the clients had “Protected setup” which means you cannot access the settings, or un/reinstall the program without a specific password. It also happened to not be set up to talk to the appropriate “Remote Administrations-server”.

Printing Error 018-547 on Xerox WorkCentre

Printing Error 018-547 on Xerox WorkCentre

We were faced with and issue regarding a Xerox WorkCentre 7345 printer.
The printer had different scanning profiles set up. One of them were configured to scan a document, convert it to a PDF-file and upload it to a folder on the File-server.

Out of nowhere it ceased to work. I started by logging into the web-interface of the printer.
In the Job History it had registered a Status-message;

Removing .NET Framework 4.5 breaks Windows 2012

Removing .NET Framework 4.5 breaks Windows 2012

Windows Server 2012 includes .NET Framework, it provides a comprehensive and consistent programming model to build and run applications (including Roles and Features) that are built for various platforms.

It is not recommended to uninstall .NET Framework. In some given circumstances, there may be a requirement to remove/re-install it…