Fixing “The RD Licensing Manager encountered an internal error from the license server. Message Number: 0xc0110011” Errors

My terminal server started refusing to issue new Terminal Server licenses, and when I went to look at the Terminal Server Manager, my licensing server was shown with the dreaded red “X” through it.“  Clicking on it to re-connect to it or Activate it, I got the error message “The RD Licensing Manager encountered an […]

Local printers not showing up in Terminal Services session

I was getting frustrated with my Windows 2008 terminal server, as I though it’s redirection of local printers was broken.“  I was getting ready to take an axe to it, when a little research revealed that it was doing what it was supposed to… only USB, Parallel and Serial printers will automatically be redirected.“  Network […]

Windows Update Stuck on “Checking for the latest updates for your computer…”

On occasion I run across a computer where Windows Update is stuck on “Checking for the latest updates for your computer…”.“ “  One of the following suggestions has always fixed the problem for me. 1) Clearing Temporary Internet files in Internet Explorer: In internet Explorer, go to: Tools>Internet Options>General Under “Browsing History”, press the “Delete” button. […]

Microsoft .NET framework 2.0 cannot be uninstalled

I had an application that runs on .Net (ACT! 2010) continually crashing.“  Tech support promised me that if I uninstalled .Net 2 and re-installed it, everything would be OK.“  The only problem was, when clicking on the “Remove” button, I get the error message “Microsoft . NET framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 cannot be uninstalled”. […]

Disabling Java Automatic Updates on a Windows 2008 Terminal Server

Users were complaining about getting a Java update pop up window every time they logged into a terminal session.“  I had pushed out the appropriate registry settings via GP to prevent this on the desktops, but obviously something special needed to be done for the server.“  Aster doing a little research I found that there […]