Author Archives: Nick

Network Cable Unplugged – Windows 8 / Netgear DGN2000

When I ran up my Windows 8 box, it was connected to an enterprise LAN, and everything was tracking along just fine. When I brought the box home and connected it to my Netgear DGN2000 home router via Ethernet, I started experiencing disconnection every couple of … Continue reading

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Word VBA Macro > Create DOC to PDF & Email

A while back, I had a request to automate the way users can create a PDF file from MS Word, and attach it to an email – essentially create a Word to PDF macro, with automatic email creation.  Currently their … Continue reading

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Lowering Active Directory Domain / Forest Functional Level

Well… my previous post about my sole domain controller corrupting caused me to go off and promote a new domain controller as a contingency. When I set up my lab, I set the functional level to Server 2012 in order … Continue reading

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Server 2012 Crashing – Error 0xc00002e2

Well… today I had a power outage at my house, and my Hyper-V lab was shut down abruptly. When I brought the computer up again my hosts had crashed, and my domain controller was stuck in a rebooting loop with this: … Continue reading

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