Tag: Troubleshooting

UAC

Installing .MSI Application without Admin Privileges and UAC turned on

So I ran into an issue today where I had a user that needed to work from home but did not have our VPN client installed on her machine. She needed the client to be able to connect to a mapped drive on one of the servers. I was able to connect to her machine…




win8screenmenu

Screen Brightness Not Adjusting – Windows 8.1

(I ran into this with a customer the other day) So, if you recently upgraded your Windows 8 laptop from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 you might have run across an issue with the screen brightness not adjusting no matter what you do: keyboard shortcuts, power settings, changing the brightness in the charm menu; nothing…




Called my cell phone from a fax machine; big mistake

I was troubleshooting an issue with our fax machine and needed to test the phone line to see if it was working. I also wanted to see what phone number was assigned to the fax machine. So what did I do, I called my cell phone only to realize that the fax machine would repeatedly…